Usman Khawaja

Johannesburg Test, Day 2: Australia's new boys flop as South Africa turn screw through Vernon Philander

Johannesburg Test, Day 2: Australia's new boys flop as South Africa turn screw through Vernon Philander

Australia's ball-tampering scandal came back to bite them when three replacement batsmen failed on a disastrous day for the tourists in the fourth Test against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium on Saturday.

Mar 31, 2018, 21:57 PM IST
Ashes: Usman Khawaja makes Ashes amends after seven years

Ashes: Usman Khawaja makes Ashes amends after seven years

In 2011 at the Sydney Cricket Ground, with the hosts heading for an innings defeat and 3-1 Ashes series loss, his elegant strokes were a light in a very dark sky for Australia. Although he has not always been able to live up to the high expectations aroused by that innings, on Saturday he was a batsman at the very top of his game as he notched up 171 runs to put Australia on course for a 4-0 series triumph.

Jan 06, 2018, 15:08 PM IST
Ashes, 5th Test, Day 3: Usman Khawaja hits 171 as Australia build lead in Sydney

Ashes, 5th Test, Day 3: Usman Khawaja hits 171 as Australia build lead in Sydney

Khawaja shared a stand of 188 with captain Steve Smith, who was dismissed just before lunch, and another of 101 with Marsh, who just missed out on his second hundred of the series in the over before stumps.

Jan 06, 2018, 12:59 PM IST
Ashes: Australia end Day 2 in the ascendancy thanks to Usman Khawaja-Steve Smith stand

Ashes: Australia end Day 2 in the ascendancy thanks to Usman Khawaja-Steve Smith stand

Smith and Khawaja batted through the final session in a 107-run partnership after openers Cameron Bancroft and David Warner had departed earlier in Australia`s reply to England`s 346.

Jan 05, 2018, 15:16 PM IST
Ashes, 2nd Test, Day 2: England dismiss Steve Smith as Aussies dig in under lights

Ashes, 2nd Test, Day 2: England dismiss Steve Smith as Aussies dig in under lights

It was debutant Craig Overton who claimed the huge scalp of the world`s top-rated Test batsman for 40 and his first Test wicket in the 63rd over of a grimly-fought contest between bat and ball.

Dec 02, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
Usman Khawaja takes a swipe at Cricket Australia selectors

Usman Khawaja takes a swipe at Cricket Australia selectors

After being dropped for Tests this year in India and Bangladesh, Khawaja has said that chopping and changing created instability in the team.

Oct 17, 2017, 10:29 AM IST
Aussie batsman Usman Khawaja reveals racial abuse

Aussie batsman Usman Khawaja reveals racial abuse

The 30-year-old, who immigrated as a child, battled the odds to become Australia`s first Pakistan-born national player and is now established as one of the country`s leading Test batsmen.

Oct 10, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Players boycott Australia A tour over pay dispute

Players boycott Australia A tour over pay dispute

Australia A`s squad of 19 for both formats included Test players Glenn Maxwell and Jackson Bird as well as Usman Khawaja.

Jul 06, 2017, 09:36 AM IST
This is what top Australian cricketers are upto after being unemployed — Pics & Videos

This is what top Australian cricketers are upto after being unemployed — Pics & Videos

The cricketers, from captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner, are unlikely to back down and would not be signing the Memorandum of Understanding with Cricket Australia. 

Jul 01, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
Ind vs Aus: Visitors in total control of India A bowlers on day 1 of warm up game

Ind vs Aus: Visitors in total control of India A bowlers on day 1 of warm up game

Centuries by Steve Smith and Shaun Marsh put Australia on front foot

Feb 17, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
England star Kevin Pietersen warns Australia, learn to play spin or don't go to India for Test series

England star Kevin Pietersen warns Australia, learn to play spin or don't go to India for Test series

Pietersen, has decried the need for batsmen to prepare for Indian conditions by training on spin-friendly pitches.

Feb 03, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
Aus vs Pak: Chris Lynn, Billy Stanlake to make ODI debuts at Brisbane as hosts look to continue winning streak

Aus vs Pak: Chris Lynn, Billy Stanlake to make ODI debuts at Brisbane as hosts look to continue winning streak

Smith said he expected right-hander Lynn to play with the same freedom he has shown in Twenty20 Big Bash League.

Jan 12, 2017, 15:02 PM IST
Australia vs Pakistan, 3rd Test, Day 4: Chasing a mammoth 465-run target, visitors 55/1 at stumps

Australia vs Pakistan, 3rd Test, Day 4: Chasing a mammoth 465-run target, visitors 55/1 at stumps

Warner needed just 23 balls to score his half century- two more than the record set by Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq against the Australians in Abu Dhabi in 2014

Jan 06, 2017, 13:29 PM IST
Boxing Day Test: Australia take control over Pakistan after David Warner hits century on Day 3

Boxing Day Test: Australia take control over Pakistan after David Warner hits century on Day 3

Warner plundered his maiden century in a Boxing Day Test at the MCG and his 17th Test hundred overall.

Dec 28, 2016, 13:45 PM IST
Australia vs Pakistan: After Azhar Ali's epic 205 not out, Aussies too make solid start

Australia vs Pakistan: After Azhar Ali's epic 205 not out, Aussies too make solid start

At tea on the third day, Australia were cruising at 131 for one to trail by 312 runs with David Warner on 77 and Usman Khawaja not out 39.

Dec 28, 2016, 11:09 AM IST
Pakistan prepare to end Australia drought, looking for their first ever series win

Pakistan prepare to end Australia drought, looking for their first ever series win

Pakistan have never won a series in Australia before.

Dec 13, 2016, 16:19 PM IST
Australia vs South Africa: Snail-paced Aussie opener Matt Renshaw wins Usman Khawaja's support

Australia vs South Africa: Snail-paced Aussie opener Matt Renshaw wins Usman Khawaja's support

Renshaw said he was conscious while edging Australia towards victory of feeling some agitation from the crowd, as fans grew impatient with the team`s meandering pursuit of the 127-run winning target.

Nov 28, 2016, 09:06 AM IST
Australia vs South Africa: Rejuvenated hosts won Adelaide Test by 7 wickets, but lose series

Australia vs South Africa: Rejuvenated hosts won Adelaide Test by 7 wickets, but lose series

The Australians, rejuvenated by five team changes in response to two humiliating defeats to the Proteas to lose the series, chased down 127 runs for victory after dismissing the tourists for 250 on the fourth day of the pink-ball Test.

Nov 27, 2016, 15:05 PM IST
Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Shaky Proteas hang on as late wickets tumble on day 3

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Shaky Proteas hang on as late wickets tumble on day 3

At the close, South Africa were holding on and just 70 runs ahead of Australia heading into Sunday`s fourth day.

Nov 26, 2016, 19:03 PM IST
Magical Delivery! Kagiso Rabada sends off Nic Maddinson in style, with bit of sledging — VIDEO

Magical Delivery! Kagiso Rabada sends off Nic Maddinson in style, with bit of sledging — VIDEO

Rabada, an otherwise quiet character, enjoyed himself with a bit of sledging even as his team-mates found the proceeding entertaining with their youngest member taking on the Aussies.

Nov 25, 2016, 21:48 PM IST

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