Usman Tariq Khawaja aka Usman Khawaja currently plays for the Australian side in test and limited over cricket. Besides playing for the baggy greens, he also plays for Sydney Thunder in domestic cricket. He is now widely regarded as one of the most talented left-handed batsmen of the current Australian side. Recently in April 2019, he has earned his place in the 2019 ICC World Cup Squad of the Australian side in April 2019. Here goes his full biography, career, personal life details, net worth, and many more.
Usman Tariq Khawaja
Uzzie, Khawajy, Big Uz
Physical Statistics and More
In Feet – 5’8’’ inches. Meters – 1.73 m. Centimeter – 173 cm
- T20 – Australia v India at Sydney, Jan 31, 2016 - ODI - Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Jan 11, 2013 - Test - Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 3-7, 2011
Last Matches played
- T20 - Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Sep 9, 2016 - ODI – Australia v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Mar 31, 2019 - Test - Australia v Sri Lanka at Canberra, Feb 1-4, 2019
1 – New Zealand 1 – IPL, Country Cricket
Australia, Australia A, Australia Under-19s, Australian Institute of Sports, Derbyshire, Lancashire, New South Wales, Queensland, Rising Pune Supergiants, Sydney Thunder, Valley District Cricket Club
India and South Africa
- He made his first-class debut for the New South Wales Blues in 2008 and he hit consecutive double centuries for the NSW Second XI. - Khawaja scored 86 runs on his debut against Durham. - In BBL05, he was the second highest run scorer with 345 runs. - Khawajaaja set a record for becoming the first ever batsman to score a Test century in an innings of a Day-Night Test match
Century against the strong New South Wales team Sheffield Sheild match even though Steve Waugh praised him.
Date of birth
18th December 1986
Pakistani and Australian
The University of New South Wales, Sydney
Bachelors in Aviation
Sydney, New South Wales
Father – Tariq Khawaja Mother – Fozia Khawaja Brother – Nauman Khawaja and Arsalan Khawaja Sister – Nil
Listen to music, playing guitar and golf
Adam Gilchrist, Brian Lara
Brett Lee, Wasim Akram, James Anderson, and Waqar Younis
Rice and Kabab
$ 80,000 (USD)
Some Interesting facts about Usman Khawaja
This player has nor smoked neither had a glass of alcohol in his life.
His debut Test match was on just because Ricky Ponting fractured his finger and could not recover in time.
Before his cricket career, he was a commercial pilot.
Khawaja was the first Muslim player to play in the Australian team.