Thursday, Feb 09, 2023

Usman Khawaja


Border-Gavaskar Trophy: ‘R Ashwin is a gun’- Usman Khawaja says spin with new ball will be a challenge in India

February 06, 2023 9:53 am

"R Ashwin is a gun. He’s very skilful, he’s got a lot of tricky little variations, he uses the crease quite well too,” he told the Sydney Morning Herald.

Usman Khawaja's journey: From being called a curry muncher to silencing critics with tons of runs

February 06, 2023 7:10 am

Over the past year, the Pakistan-born Australian batsman has scored over 1,000 runs in Test cricket to silence those prejudiced against him because of his colour; His mentor talks about Khawaja's journey

'India, meh arah hoon': Usman Khawaja en route to India for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy

February 02, 2023 1:00 pm

Usman Khawaja boarded the flight from Melbourne to Bengaluru on Thursday and could attend the team’s training session on Friday.

Khawaja granted visa to travel to India; to fly out on Thursday

February 01, 2023 9:38 pm

The Australian Test squad and support staff led by Pat Cummins had left for the team's training base in Bengaluru on two separate flights on Tuesday and Wednesday, but Khawaja couldn't board either as his passport and visa had not been delivered by the Indian high commission.

Australia batsman Usman Khawaja misses flight to India after visa delay

February 01, 2023 9:57 am

Usman Khawaja posted a popular meme on social media of a man sitting on a garden chair staring into space, with the caption: "Me waiting for my Indian Visa like... #stranded #dontleaveme #standard #anytimenow."

Usman Khawaja shares a story of him asking his mother, 'Yeh kya keh rahi hai?'

January 30, 2023 11:53 pm

Khawaja also won the inaugural Shane Warne Men’s Test Player of the Year award in the aforementioned awards show.

Pat Cummins picks his choice between Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli

January 22, 2023 2:37 pm

Australia is gearing up for the four-match Border-Gavaskar series, starting in Nagpur on February 9.

'There’s subconscious bias': Usman Khawaja accuses Cricket Australia of being biased in their selections

January 13, 2023 11:20 am

The left-hander is the only South Asian-born player in the history of Australian cricket to represent the country in tests. Khawaja was born in Pakistan and moved to Sydney at a young age. Khawaja has played in 56 tests, 40 ODIs and 9 T20Is in his career for Australia.

Usman Khawaja says he encouraged Pat Cummins to declare when he was on 195 'Take emotion out of it'

January 09, 2023 9:36 am

“I could sort of feel it off Patty, you can sort walk past and sense this awkward tension and I was like, ‘Yeah, I know what he’s thinking’,” Khawaja told Sen radio about the atmosphere in the dressing room.

Pat Cummins's declaration divides fans after Usman Khawaja is left stranded on 195 not out

January 07, 2023 4:38 pm

Usman Khawaja made made his highest Test score of 195 off 368 balls, with 19 boundaries and a six.