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Five talking points from the second Pakistan-Australia ODI

Australia clinched an eight wicket win over Pakistan in the second ODI

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March 25, 2019

 

India captain Kohli slams inconsistent DRS after Australia defeat

Kohli slams the DRS as “not consistent” after India had a referral turned down by the TV umpire and went on to lose the fourth ODI to a record Australia chase in Mohali.

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March 11, 2019

 

Cricketer Usman Khawaja’s brother re-arrested for influencing witness

Arsalan Khawaja is charged for breaching bail conditions

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December 28, 2018

 

Australia opener Khawaja’s brother arrested for fake terror plot

Arsalan Khawaja attempted to frame his colleague after dispute over a girl

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December 4, 2018

 

Usman Khawaja may undergo surgery for a knee injury

He suffered a meniscus tear in left knee during the second Test

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October 20, 2018

 

Pakistan ready for ‘dangerous’ Australia, says Arthur

Australia has put up a remarkable fightback

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October 12, 2018

 

Mohammad Abbas gains big in Test rankings

He is at 13th position in Test bowling rankings

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October 12, 2018

 

Tim Paine praises Khawaja for performance in Dubai Test

Tim Paine said Usman Khawaja played one of the great Test innings

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October 12, 2018

 

Dubai Test: Australia 289/5 in chase of 462 against Pakistan

Usman Khawaja and Tim Paine are not out at 122 and 18 runs respectively

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October 11, 2018

 

Khawaja, Head keep Australia steady in chase of 462 against Pakistan

Australia require another 247 runs to win in 61 overs

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October 11, 2018

 

Dubai Test: Finch, Khawaja dominate Pakistan with half centuries

Khawaja and Finch are batting at 68 and 59, respectively

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October 9, 2018

 

Usman Khawaja achieves his Ashes century dream

Sydney: Usman Khawaja is relieved he finally has an Ashes Test century to savour after a “lot of carry-on” over his debut against England in Sydney seven years ago. The elegant Pakistan-born left-hander soaked up the acclaim from his home fans after scoring 171 in the final Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on…

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January 6, 2018

 

Ashes 2017-18: Australia 88/2 against England at tea on day two

PERTH: Australia went for tea at 88/2 on the second day of the third Ashes 2017-18 Test match against England at Perth, Samaa reported. Skipper Steve Smith and opener Usman Khawaja were batting at 24 and 14 runs respectively. England’s tail collapsed dramatically after a record fifth-wicket partnership by centurions Dawid Malan and Jonny Bairstow…

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December 15, 2017

 

Racism turned me away from backing Australia teams – Khawaja

Test batsman Usman Khawaja has said being racially vilified when he was growing up in Sydney led him to support other countries rather than back Australian sports teams. The Pakistan-born 30-year-old said in a blog post that racial abuse was widespread on the playing field during his junior days and blamed it for curtailing the…

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October 9, 2017

 

Khawaja century powers Aussies ahead of Proteas

Iron-willed Usman Khawaja batted out the entire day to tilt the third day-night Test towards Australia with a masterful century against South Africa on Friday.  At the close on the second day in Adelaide, the Australians were 307 for six in reply to the Proteas’ 259 for nine declared, with Khawaja unbeaten on 138 off 285 balls and Mitchell…

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November 25, 2016

 

Aussie Khawaja falls just shy of maiden 100

BASSETERE: Usman Khawaja fell two runs short of a maiden One-Day International century as Australia posted a competitive 265 for seven batting first against the West Indies in the fifth match of the Tri-Nation series at Warner Park in St Kitts on Monday. Opening the batting in the absence of the injured David Warner, Khawaja…

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June 14, 2016

 

Composed Smith guides Australia to series win

CAPE TOWN: Captain Steve Smith scored a breezy 44 to guide Australia to a six-wicket win over South Africa in the final Twenty20 International on Wednesday and a 2-1 series victory. After electing to bat, South Africa posted 178 for four in their 20 overs, boosted by a magnificent unbeaten 97 from Hashim Amla. Australia…

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March 10, 2016

 

Voges, Khawaja centuries put Australia in lead

WELLINGTON: Adam Voges boosted his Test average to more than 100 on Saturday as he and Usman Khawaja scored centuries to set Australia up for a huge lead in the first Test against New Zealand. Australia were 463-6, heading New Zealand by 280 on the first innings at stumps on the second day. Khawaja was…

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February 13, 2016

 

Khawaja to replace injured Finch for final India T20

SYDNEY: In-form batsman Usman Khawaja was Saturday brought into Australia’s squad for the final Twenty20 match against India, as captain Aaron Finch was sidelined with injury. Finch injured his left hamstring in Friday night’s match which India won by 27 runs, giving the tourists an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Cricket Australia said…

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January 30, 2016

 

Hussey to lead strong PM XI in NZ tour opener

SYDNEY: Former Test great Mike Hussey captains an experienced Australian Prime Minister’s XI announced Monday for New Zealand’s opening tour game this week.

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October 19, 2015

 

Warner, Johnson back in Aussie Test camp training

SYDNEY: Injured opener David Warner along with front-line pacemen Mitchell Johnson and Josh Hazlewood will join a 19-man Australia squad when it begins preparations for a three-Test home series against New Zealand in Sydney on Tuesday.

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October 12, 2015

 
 
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