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Usman Khawaja Bio, Facts, Family, Career

Usman Khawaja_Australian_Cricketer

 

Usman Khawaja_Australian_Cricketer

Usman Khawaja_Australian_Cricketer

Sr.Usman Khawaja FactsDescription
Sr.Usman Khawaja FactsDescription
1.Born18 Dec 1986, Islamabad, Pakistan
2.ProfessionCricketer
3.Parent(s)Fozia Tariq, Tariq Khawaja
4.Height177cm
5.Batting styleLeft Handed

Synopsis

Usman Khawaja is an emerging cricketer of Australian Cricket team.His full name is Usman Tariq Khawaja and well known with his nick name Uzzie. He has been evolved into a stylistic and extraordinary talent for the Australian Cricket team. Usman Khawaja also represented NSW Second XI, and made his name by smashing a double hundred in two consecutive innings. Khawaja proved himself the best athlete in the Under-19 Cricket World cup with his extraordinary performance. Here i would like to discuss about his short biography and about his family and career.He has been found a very reliable player for Australian.

Usman Khwaja Family

Usman Khwaja family belongs to Pakistan, he is also born in Pakistan and later on during the childhood his family moved to Australia, where he strated his early education and passed his bachelor’s degree from University of South Wales. Usman Khwaja’s father name is Tariq Khawaja and his mom name is Fozia Tariq. He has two siblings Nauman Khwaja and Arslan Khwaja. Family of Usman Khwaja is not much rich and very simple in their living style.

Domestic and International Cricket Career of Usman Khawaja

Usman Khawaja is an aggressive top-order left handed batsman of Australian Cricket Team. He was named the player of the Australian U-19 Championship in 2005. Usman played cricket from Randwick Petersham Cricket Club. While representing the NSW Second XI, he smashed the double hundred in two consecutive innings, and became the first ever cricketer from NSW who made this.

Usman Khawaja played his first test against England in the 2010-11 Ashes series, when the big name Ricky Ponting was injured in the third test of this series. Khawaja was halted in march 2013 in the 3rd test against India with some other players due to breach of discipline, and was played the test against New Zealand after two years gap, he showed his remarkable performance in this game by smashing his maiden test century and led his team to the unequivocal win.

Usman Khawaja made his T20I debut against India in 2016, playing from Australia T20 squad. He has been remained spectacular in his performances for Australia in all formats and has demonstrated his flight of fancy and pageant with class.

Usman Khawaja also signed contracts in English County from Derbyshire and lately from Lancashire. He also smashed a Century (135) against Kent while representing Derbyshire. He plays his club cricket for Valley District Cricket Club in Brisbane.

Birth, personal Life and Education of Usman Khawaja

Usman Khawaja was born in Islamabad, Pakistan on December 18, 1986. Usman was a child when his family emigrated from Pakistan to New South Wales. He was attended at Westfields Sports High School. Usman also completed his bachelor’s degree in Aviation from the University of New South Wales.

 

Interesting Facts about Usman Khawaja

  • Usman Khawaja became the first ever Muslim and first Pakistani born cricketer to represent Australia.
  • Usman Khawaja is a qualified commercial and Instrument rated pilot.
  • Usman Khawaja acquired his basic pilot license before his driving license.
  • Usman Khawaja was suspended from the Australian squad in 2013, for the egregious Homeworkgate Incident.
  • Usman Khawaja became the seventh foreign-born test-cricketer who represented Australia in the Last 80 years.
  • Khawaja shares his birthday with Hollywood star Brad Pitt.

 

Usman Khawaja Bio, Height, weight, star and other physical stats

Full Name:       Usman Tariq Khawaja

Nick Name:      Usie

Height:             1.75 cm (5 feet 9 inches)

Weight:                        78 kg

Zodiac Sign:     Sagittarius

Nationality:       Pakistani, Australian

Parents:            Fozia TariqTariq Khawaja

Siblings:           Nauman KhawajaArsalan Khawaja

 

 

 

 

 

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