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Usman Khawaja

Usman Khawaja

Born December 18, 1986 Islamabad, Pakistan
Age 28 Years, 5 Months, 7 Days
National Side Australia
Batting Style Left Handed
Bowling Right-arm medium
Batting Rank
Bowling Rank
Teams Played Australia, Queensland, Australia A, Derbyshire, Lancashire, New South Wales, Australia, Sydney Thunder
Man of the Match Test - 0, ODI - 0,
Career Span 2011 - 2013, 2013,

Very few people would give up a career as a qualified pilot to pursue their passion in sport. Usman Khawaja can be classified as such a rarity. Born in Pakistan, Khawaja became the first Muslim cricketer to have been selected in the Australian national team.

Usman Khawaja OVERLALL STATS

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAvgS/RCtSt
Test 917237765 v SA0237325.1340.1450
ODI 331148* v WI00107.0035.0000

Bowling Performance

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Test 00000000000
ODI 00000000 000

Usman Khawaja AGAINST OPPOSITION

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
England 4 8 0 172 54 0 1 20 / 0 21.50 39.63 2 0
New Zealand 2 4 1 68 38 0 0 6 / 0 22.66 37.77 2 0
South Africa 1 2 0 77 65 0 1 9 / 1 38.50 46.10 1 0
Sri Lanka 2 3 1 60 26 0 0 2 / 2 30.00 37.97 - -
Total 9 17 2 377 65 v SA 0 2 37/3 28.17 40.37 5 0

ODI

Usman Khawaja LOCATION WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
Away 6 11 1 251 65 v SA 0 2 24 / 3 25.10 42.47 3 0
Home 3 6 1 126 38 v NZ 0 0 13 / 0 25.20 36.20 2 0
Total 9 17 2 377 65 v SA 0 2 37/3 25.15 39.34 5 0

ODI

Usman Khawaja YEAR WISE STATS

Test

Batting & Fielding Performance

  MIN/ORHS100s50s4s/6sAvgS/RCtSt
2011 6 11 2 263 65 v SA 0 1 24 / 3 29.22 39.07 3 0
2013 3 6 0 114 54 v ENG 0 1 13 / 0 19.00 42.85 2 0
Total 9 17 2 377 65 v SA 0 2 37/3 24.11 40.96 5 0

ODI

Last 5 Performances

Batting Bowling Opposition Match Date
0(6) & 21(35) - v England Aug 09, 2013
1(19) & 24(38) - v England Aug 01, 2013
14(35) & 54(133) - v England Jul 18, 2013
7(51) & 23(48) - v New Zealand Dec 09, 2011
38(77) & 0*(4) - v New Zealand Dec 01, 2011

USMAN KHAWAJA's profile

Very few people would give up a career as a qualified pilot to pursue their passion in sport. Usman Khawaja can be classified as such a rarity. Born in Pakistan, Khawaja became the first Muslim cricketer to have been selected in the Australian national team.

Migrating from Pakistan at a very young age, Khawaja first picked up the tricks of the trade at Randwick Petersham, a club on the outskirts of New South Wales. He made his first-class debut for New South Wales against Victoria at the age of 22. He scored a masterly 85, batting with the tail where he displayed maturity beyond his age. A fine left-handed batsman, Khawaja is blessed with a rock solid defence and displays good footwork. He is equally adept at playing spin and fast bowling.

Khawaja finished the 2008-09 domestic season at an average of 42.61 and started 2009-10 with three centuries in the Sheffield Shield tournament. He earned his Test call-up in 2010 against Pakistan in England. Many have questioned if a player who has just completed two years in domestic cricket should be thrown at the deep end. However, Australian selectors insisted that he has the technique to make it to the big stage. Sceptics, however label him in the Test mould. Khawaja, in his defence, believes he is flexible enough to mould himself in all three formats of the game.