Usman Khawaja      

Full name Usman Tariq Khawaja

Born December 18, 1986, Islamabad, Pakistan

Current age 32 years 159 days

Major teams Australia, Australia A, Australia Under-19s, Australian Institute of Sports, Derbyshire, Lancashire, New South Wales, Queensland, Rising Pune Supergiants, Sydney Thunder, Valley District Cricket Club

Nickname Usie

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 1.75 m

Usman Tariq Khawaja
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 41 71 6 2765 174 42.53 5523 50.06 8 14 295 15 32 0
ODIs 31 30 2 1238 104 44.21 1490 83.08 2 10 120 12 8 0
T20Is 9 9 0 241 58 26.77 182 132.41 0 1 31 5 5 0
First-class 137 239 22 9499 214 43.77 18297 51.91 28 45 1178 55 103 0
List A 99 97 7 4293 166 47.70 5005 85.77 12 25 447 55 33 0
T20s 66 65 5 1906 109* 31.76 1493 127.66 2 9 232 32 20 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 41 2 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 31 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 137 13 162 103 1 1/21 1/21 103.00 3.81 162.0 0 0 0
List A 99 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 66 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 3-7, 2011 scorecard
Last Test Australia v Sri Lanka at Canberra, Feb 1-4, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Jan 11, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Mar 31, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v India at Sydney, Jan 31, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Sep 9, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut New South Wales v Victoria at Sydney, Feb 15-18, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Australia v Sri Lanka at Canberra, Feb 1-4, 2019 scorecard
List A debut South Australia v New South Wales at Adelaide, Oct 22, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Australia v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Mar 31, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Victoria v New South Wales at Melbourne, Jan 2, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Sydney Thunder v Hobart Hurricanes at Canberra, Feb 9, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
31 Australia v England Southampton 25 May 2019 Other OD
5* Australia v West Indies Southampton 22 May 2019 Other OD
23 Aust XI v NZ XI Brisbane 10 May 2019 Other OD
56 Aust XI v NZ XI Brisbane 8 May 2019 Other OD
4 Aust XI v NZ XI Brisbane 6 May 2019 Other OD
98 Australia v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 31 Mar 2019 ODI # 4120
62 Australia v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 29 Mar 2019 ODI # 4119
0 Australia v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 27 Mar 2019 ODI # 4118
88 Australia v Pakistan Sharjah 24 Mar 2019 ODI # 4117
24 Australia v Pakistan Sharjah 22 Mar 2019 ODI # 4116
Profile

Usman Khawaja needed plenty of skill, patience and composure to qualify as a pilot, and the same qualities have helped establish him as a batsman of high class for Australia. Born in Pakistan, Khawaja moved with his family to Australia when he was a young boy, and in the 2011 Sydney Ashes Test became the first Muslim to play for Australia. Batting at No.3 in place of the injured Ricky Ponting, he made 37 and 21 and showed impressive poise, giving Australia a ray of hope in a series that had brought them little but doom and gloom. A classy left-hander in the languid style of David Gower, Khawaja won further Test opportunities from 2011 to 2013 but never quite kicked on beyond his regularly appealing starts. Dropped during the 2013 Ashes, he earned another recall in 2015 for the home series against New Zealand following the retirements of Michael Clarke and Chris Rogers.

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May 22, 2019

Andre Russell checks on Usman Khawaja after hitting him on the head with a bouncer during a World Cup warm-up match at the Nursery Ground, Southampton, May 22, 2019

Andre Russell checks on Usman Khawaja after hitting him on the head with a bouncer during a World Cup warm-up match

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May 3, 2019

Justin Langer chats with Alex Carey and Usman Khawaja as Australia begin their camp, Brisbane, May 3, 2018

Justin Langer chats with Alex Carey and Usman Khawaja as Australia begin their camp

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Mar 31, 2019

Usman Khawaja of Australia bats, 5th ODI, Pakistan v Australia, Dubai International Stadium, March 31, 2019

Usman Khawaja of Australia bats during the 5th ODI against Pakistan

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Notes

State Player of the Year Award - 2011