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IPL 2016 auction

IPL insiders shed light on Big Name snubs

Feb 7, 2016: Raghu Iyer, CEO of the Rising Pune Super Giants, believes IPL franchises did not go for international stars like Usman Khawaja and Martin Guptill because they did not want to upset their team balance

Arun Venugopal

New Zealand v Australia, 2nd ODI, Wellington

Warner, Marsh ace Australia's 282 chase

Feb 6, 2016: Mitchell Marsh and John Hastings kept their heads after others before them had lost their own to wrestle Australia back into the Chappell-Hadlee series with a four-wicket victory over New Zealand in Wellington

The Report by Daniel Brettig

Australia in New Zealand 2016

Khawaja out to correct modest ODI record

Feb 5, 2016: Usman Khawaja will be looking to improve his ODI record and continue his rich vein of form in the series against New Zealand

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

Finch suffers 'moderate grade' hamstring injury

Feb 1, 2016: Scans have revealed that Australia T20 captain Aaron Finch suffered a "moderate grade" injury to his left hamstring during the second T20 against India

ESPNcricinfo staff

Modern batting and the gift of fearlessness

Jan 28, 2016: The fear of failure has been inherent in cricket, but T20 has changed that. The key to the future is to not let the format ride roughshod

Mark Nicholas

More power to Khawaja

Jan 27, 2016: He has used the time away from the spotlight to reinvent himself as an all-format player with much more than just attractive strokeplay in his armoury

Brad Haddin

BBL 2015-16

Run-hungry Khawaja and six-hitter Lynn catch the eye

Jan 25, 2016: Stats round-up of the fifth Big Bash League season that was clinched by Sydney Thunder after finishing at the bottom in the previous four editions

Bharath Seervi

Australia news

Khawaja near certainty for World T20 squad, says selector

Jan 25, 2016: Usman Khawaja is a near certainty to be chosen in Australia's squad for the World T20 despite being overlooked for the upcoming T20s against India and the ODIs in New Zealand

Brydon Coverdale

Australia in NZ 2015-16

Khawaja, Burns left out of ODI squad

Jan 24, 2016: Usman Khawaja and Joe Burns will enter Australia's tilt for the Test match No. 1 ranking without a single warm-up innings on New Zealand soil, after the national selectors resisted temptation to significantly alter the ODI squad

Daniel Brettig

Melbourne Stars v Sydney Thunder, BBL 2015-16 final, MCG

Khawaja 70 hands Thunder maiden title

Jan 24, 2016: The fifth BBL final was a tale of two innings, and two collapses. Kevin Pietersen, who is in marvellous form, scored 74, before Usman Khawaja, who is in simply superhuman touch, made 70 which, as wickets tumbled, proved enough to hand Sydney Thunder their

The report by Will Macpherson

Australia v India, 5th ODI, Sydney

Tough to find spot for Khawaja - Smith

Jan 22, 2016: Australia's captain Steven Smith admits it will be difficult to fit Usman Khawaja into Australia's limited-overs teams despite his dominant recent performances across all formats

Daniel Brettig

Strikers v Thunder, BBL semi-final, Adelaide

Khawaja lauds Thunder's work behind the scenes

Jan 21, 2016: Usman Khawaja believes Sydney Thunder are reaping the rewards of the work of Michael Hussey and general manager Nick Cummins, following his quickfire hundred in the semi-final against Adelaide Strikers

Will Macpherson in Adelaide

Strikers v Thunder, BBL semi-final, Adelaide

Khawaja's 58-ball 103 powers Thunder into first final

Jan 21, 2016: Usman Khawaja continued his summer to remember, slamming an unbeaten 104 off 59 balls to lift Sydney Thunder to their first ever BBL final

The Report by Will Macpherson in Adelaide

India in Australia 2015-16

Khawaja keen to establish white-ball credentials

Jan 13, 2016: Usman Khawaja, who returns to the Australia ODI squad after three years, is hopeful of becoming an all-format player and not just a Test specialist

Brydon Coverdale

India in Australia 2015-16

Khawaja in, Warner out on paternity leave

Jan 12, 2016: Usman Khawaja has been drafted into the Australian squad for the second and third ODIs against India as cover for David Warner as he goes on paternity leave. Warner and his wife Candice are expecting their second child very soon

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia v West Indies, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 1st day

'Never dreamt I'd play for Australia again' - Khawaja

Dec 26, 2015: Twelve months after a freak knee injury almost ended Usman Khawaja's career, he is not only back playing cricket, he is back playing for Australia. And he is the team's most in-form batsman

Brydon Coverdale

Australia v West Indies, 2nd Test, Melbourne

Khawaja, Burns subdue West Indies

Dec 26, 2015: Usman Khawaja celebrated his Australia recall and Joe Burns his retention by combining for an unbeaten stand to shut out West Indies on day one of the Boxing Day Test

The Report by Daniel Brettig at the MCG

Australia news

Stronger, fitter Khawaja set for Boxing Day Test

Dec 21, 2015: Usman Khawaja believes his hamstrings are stronger than they have been for three years, after he spent a month on the sidelines recovering from a strain to his left hamstring

Brydon Coverdale

Melbourne Stars v Sydney Thunder, BBL 2015-16, Sydney

Khawaja scores ton in Thunder's one-run win

Dec 20, 2015: Usman Khawaja scored an unbeaten 109 in his first match back from a hamstring injury as the Sydney Thunder recorded a tense one-run win over the Melbourne Stars at the MCG

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Australia news

Khawaja comfortable with opener's role

Dec 19, 2015: Usman Khawaja is prepared to open the batting alongside David Warner on Boxing Day, but will first test his healing hamstring to the limit for the Sydney Thunder on Sunday evening

Daniel Brettig
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