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Phil Hughes, Usman Khawaja out of final England warm-up

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 11:36

Usman Khawaja and Phil Hughes were on Monday withdrawn from the Cricket Australia Invitational XI to play England in the tourists` final warm-up match before the Test series.

Bad domestic performances won`t harm Oz ODI side`s Ashes selection chances

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 12:46

Australia`s stand-in captain George Bailey and his ODI team playing in India will reportedly be given special consideration for the winter Ashes series even if they do not play well in the Sheffield Shield matches after returning from the sub-continent.

Khawaja gets Australia A audition for Ashes spot

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 09:16

Usman Khawaja has been handed the chance to audition for an Ashes place after being named in the Australia A side to face England two weeks before the first test.

Khawaja takes on Warner in fight for Ashes spot

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 13:20

Forgotten Australian batsman Usman Khawaja has upstaged David Warner and signaled to national selectors that he deserves a chance in the Ashes with a match-winning ton for Queensland against New South Wales .

Usman Khawaja says considering dropping alcohol logo from Australian team shirt

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 13:07

Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja has admitted that he is contemplating not wearing the logo of Cricket Australia major sponsor VB on religious grounds in the future.

Mark Waugh calls for selectors to show patience

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 15:40

Former Australian cricketer Mark Waugh has said that continuity is the key to break Australia`s losing habit, and called for selectors to show a bit of patience.

Mickey Arthur spills beans on how he lost Watson

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 14:42

Former Australian coach Mickey Arthur has revealed that a fall-out with former vice-captain Shane Watson had inspired the decision to suspend Shane Watson, along with James Pattinson, Usman Khawaja and Mitchell Johnson from the third Test in India.

Usman Khawaja might be dropped from fifth Ashes Test

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 16:24

Oz media has indicated that batsman Usman Khawaja could be facing a batting oblivion after Phil Hughes replaced him in the tour game before the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.

Watson says Oz batsmen not demoralised

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 11:23

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson, who was the acting captain of the Australian side in their two-day tour match against England Lions, said that he did not believe the batsmen will be further demoralised by another disappointing display in the non-first class fixture.

CA slams `racist and poorly expressed` Khawaja remarks

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 11:22

Cricket Australia (CA) has reportedly expressed its disappointment with the English cricket correspondent over his `Asian immigrant` remarks for Australian player Usman Khawaja, which has created an online controversy over race.

Cowan, Starc dropped from Oz squad for second Ashes Test

Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 10:01

Australian cricketers Ed Cowan and Mitchell Starc have been dropped from the squad for the second Ashes Test at Lord`s starting on Thursday, and have been replaced by Usman Khawaja and Ryan Harris.

More comfortable in middle order batting: Cowan

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 11:43

Evicted Australian opener Ed Cowan has said that he believes that he has the game to fit in one of the three other batting spots up for grabs for the Ashes.