Tag Archives: Usman Khawaja

‘Frustrated’ Khawaja to lead Australia in tour match

08 August, 2019 9:33 am 9:33 am

LEEDS (Reuters) – Under-pressure Australia batsman Usman Khawaja is “frustrated” after failing to convert a number of starts in the Ashes series but insists his batting is in a good place as he looks for form in the tour match against Derbyshire. Khawaja, who will captain Australia in the three-day match while regular skipper Tim … Read More

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No Usman Khawaja in Shane Warne’s Australia World Cup squad

04 April, 2019 4:26 pm 4:26 pm

SYDNEY (92 News) – If it were up to Shane Warne, Usman Khawaja wouldn’t be selected in Australia’s 15-man squad for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. Khawaja is the leading run-scorer in one-day internationals in 2019, with 769 runs in 13 matches, at an average of 59.15. But despite that, Warne, tweeting out … Read More

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Khawaja steers Australia to one-day series win in India

03 March, 2019 11:34 pm 11:34 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Usman Khawaja struck his second century in three matches as Australia thumped India by 35 runs in their final one-dayer to seal a come-from-behind 3-2 series victory at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium on Wednesday. Opener Khawaja strengthened his claim for a place in the World Cup squad with an elegant … Read More

India force rare Australia follow-on in Sydney Test

01 January, 2019 11:06 am 11:06 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia were forced to follow-on on home soil for the first time in 30 years after being dismissed for 300 as India went for the jugular in search of a maiden series triumph Down Under on a rain-disrupted fourth day of the final Test on Sunday. Openers Usman Khawaja (4) and Marcus … Read More

Australia stumble in reply to India’s colossal tally

01 January, 2019 12:03 pm 12:03 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s batting woes returned on the third day of the fourth Test on Saturday with the home side slumping to 236 for six when bad light and rain brought an early end to their response to India’s mammoth first-innings tally. The tourists, who declared on 622-7 only need a draw to claim … Read More

Usman Kh steers Australia to record-breaking draw against Pakistan

10 October, 2018 8:20 pm 8:20 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Usman Khawaja batted bravely for nearly nine hours to make 141 and help Australia salvage a draw in the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai on Thursday. Set an improbable victory target of 462, Australia resumed on 136-3 hoping to survive the final day to force a draw at the Dubai International … Read More