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Usman Khawaja

Australia's Usman Khawaja vows to bounce back after contract snub

There is talk that he is vulnerable against spin, but Khawaja thinks he is second only to Steve Smith

03 May 2020 2:35 PM

Mitchell Marsh gets Australia contract; brother Shaun among six axed

Among others dropped from the central contracts are Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Stoinis, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Marcus Harris

30 Apr 2020 10:13 AM

Shane Warne lauds selectors, head coach for dropping Usman Khawaja, player responds

Khawaja, the left-handed cricketer was dropped from the team, after his poor-show during the India tour and the recently concluded Ashes.

26 Nov 2019 4:39 PM

Australia drop Usman Khawaja, Peter Siddle for home Test series against Pakistan

Cameron Bancroft has been recalled back into the side and he is a part of three specialist openers in the 14-man squad.

14 Nov 2019 11:00 AM

2019 Ashes: Dropping Usman Khawaja was the correct decision for the 4th Test

In six innings at the Ashes he has returned with scores of 13, 40, 36, 2, 8 and 23.

05 Sep 2019 5:15 PM


Australia recall Steve Smith, bench Usman Khawaja for 4th Ashes Test

Smith’s return is a timely boost for Australia, who need only win one of the final two matches to retain the Ashes.

03 Sep 2019 12:00 PM

Mis-firing Usman Khawaja to lead Australia in tour game versus Derbyshire

Khawaja will captain Australia in the three-day match while regular skipper Tim Paine takes a break.

29 Aug 2019 6:32 PM

Usman Khawaja, James Pattinson to play in Ashes opener

Selectors face several crunch decisions ahead of the first test at Edgbaston starting on Thursday.

31 Jul 2019 4:53 PM

Ricky Ponting urges Khawaja to impose himself more in the game

Ponting also recalled Khawaja's performance during Test match series against India saying that the left-handed batsman was not at his best.

29 Jul 2019 6:51 PM

Tim Paine expects Khawaja to be 'fully fit' before Ashes

Khawaja sustained a hamstring injury during the recently concluded ICC Men's Cricket World Cup and was ruled out of the tournament.

22 Jul 2019 11:09 AM


ICC CWC'19: Khawaja ruled out of World Cup as Australia call up Wade, Marsh

Top-order batsman Khawaja suffered the left hamstring injury in Australia's surprise 10-run defeat by South Africa

07 Jul 2019 8:39 PM

ICC CWC’19: Usman Khawaja 'not looking great as of now': Aaron Finch

Khawaja had sustained a hamstring injury during the match against South Africa on Saturday.

07 Jul 2019 4:10 PM

ICC CWC'19: David Warner's 166 sinks Bangladesh as Australia wins by 48 runs

It was a third defeat in six for Bangladesh, and they will need a run of wins and other results to go their way to make the knockout phase.

21 Jun 2019 8:32 AM

'Australia's form is no fluke': Khawaja

In the run-up to the World Cup, Australia turned their fortunes around when they registered a 3-2 ODI series comeback victory over India.

28 May 2019 10:01 AM

Khawaja steers Australia to a comfortable warm up win versus Sri Lanka

Khawaja limped off after being hit on the knee while fielding.

28 May 2019 9:04 AM


Usman Khawaja receives head blow before World Cup, scan reveals no damage

Khawaja underwent scans on his jaw after being struck by an Andre Russell bouncer in the second over of Australia’s innings.

23 May 2019 8:34 AM

Smith, Warner to play Australia's pre-World Cup warm-up game vs New Zealand

Warner will bat at number three behind Aaron Finch and Usman Khawaja, with Smith named at four in the one-day match at Allan Border Field.

06 May 2019 11:22 AM

Finch to choose either Khawaja or Warner to open batting with him at the World Cup

The Australia captain and Warner have had formed a successful first wicket partnership and had opened during the 2015 edition on home soil.

15 Apr 2019 3:18 PM

'There will be one or two guy brutally unlucky to not get selected': Langer

Australia's selectors also face a bowling conundrum.

01 Apr 2019 12:35 PM

'Selectors have a massive headache before World Cup': Nathan Lyon

'The guys in our dressing room, and with Steve Smith and David Warner coming back – they are world-class players', said Lyon.

25 Mar 2019 1:57 PM