Usman Khawaja (Cricketer) Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More
Bio Full NameUsman Tariq Khawaja NicknameUzzie ProfessionAustralian Cricketer (Batsman) Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm in meters- 1.73 m in Feet Inches- 5’ 8” Eye ColourBlack Hair ColourBlack Cricket International DebutTest- 3 January 2011 vs England in Sydney ODI- 11 January 2012 vs Sri Lanka in Melbourne T20- 31 January 2016 vs India in Sydney Jersey Number#1 (Australia) #1 (IPL, County Cricket) Domestic/State TeamAustralia, Australia A, Australia Under-19s, Australian Institute of Sports, Derbyshire, Lancashire, New South Wales, Queensland, Sydney Thunder, Valley District Cricket Club, Rising Pune Supergiants Nature on fieldCalm Likes to play againstIndia and South Africa Favourite ShotStraight Drive Records (main ones)• First New South Wales batsman to score consecutive double centuries for NSW Second XI. • Scored 85 runs in his First-Class debut for New South Wales in 2008. • He is the 7th non-Australian cricketer to play for the Australian team. • 2nd highest run-scorer in the BBL05 (Big Bash League) with 345 runs. Career Turning PointCentury against the strong New South Wales team in a Sheffield Shield match in 2003 after which even Steve Waugh praised him. Personal Life Date of Birth18 December 1986 Age (as in 2018)32 Years BirthplaceIslamabad, Pakistan Zodiac signCapricorn NationalityPakistani and Australian HometownSydney, New South Wales, Australia CollegeUniversity of New South Wales, Sydney Educational QualificationsBachelor in Aviation FamilyFather- Tariq Khawaja Mother- Fozia Tariq
Some Lesser Known Facts About Usman Khawaja
Does Usman Khawaja smoke?: No
Does Usman Khawaja drink alcohol?: No
Khawaja is the first Muslim cricketer to play for the Australian cricket team.
He won the Player of the Australian Under 19 championship award in 2005.
Before playing cricket for Australia, he was a commercial pilot.
Usman Khawaja is a licensed commercial pilot
He played his debut Test match in Ashes series as a replacement for injured Ricky Ponting.
He had a chance to play in IPL in 2011, but he gave priority to his country, but instead, he went to England to play County cricket for Derbyshire to improve his game.
Though no one bought him in IPL 9 auction, during the tournament, he replaced Kevin Pietersen for Rising Pune Supergiants due to his foot injury.
He loves playing golf and is the ambassador of the Brisbane Golf Club.
He shares his birthday with Brad Pitt.