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Usman Khawaja (Australia Cricketer): Profile, Records, Wife, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More

By Bisma Qamar @bismaqamar1

Usman Khawaja is counted among the most talented batsmen in Australia in recent times. In the last few years, Khawaja has become a part of Team Australia in all formats.

Name: Usman Khawaja

Nickname: Uzzie

Role: Batsman

Cricket Career

Source: Unknown

International

Test Debut: vs England on 3rd January 2011

ODI Debut: vs Srilanka on 11th January 2012

T20I Debut: vs India on 31st January 2016

Jersey Number: #1

Major Teams: Australia, Australia under- 19, Australia Institute of Sports, Derbyshire, Lancashire, New South Wales, Queensland, Sydney Thunder, Valley District Cricket Club.

Records

  • NA

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 31st January 1988

Age (as of May 2019): 33 Years

Birth Place: Islamabad, Pakistan

Nationality: Australian and Pakistan

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Capricorn

School: N/A

College: University of New South Wales

Educational Qualifications: Bachelors in Aviation

Signature: N/A

Girlfriends, Wife and Children

Marital Status: Married

Affairs/Girlfriends: N/A

Wife: Rachel McLellan

Marriage year: 2018

Children: N/A

Source: The Express Tribune

Awards and recognitions

  • In 2005 he was awarded “Player of the Australian Under 19 championship.”

Controversies

  • N/A

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5 feet 8 inches

Weight (approx.): 72 kg

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Family

Father: Tariq Khawaja

Mother: Fozia Tariq

Sister: N/A

Brother: Nauman Khawaja and Arsalan Khawaja

Coach/Mentor: Phil Simmons

Religion: Islam

Address: Sydney, Australia.

Preferences/Favourite

Hobbies: Listening to music, playing guitar and golf.

Cricketers: Adam Gilchrist, Brian Lara, Brett Lee, Wasim Akram, James Anderson, Mitchell Starc, Waqar Younis

Cricket Ground: N/A

Athletes: N/A

Food: Non- Vegetarian

Artists: Emma Watson

Films: N/A

Destinations: N/A

Tattoos: No

Smoking/Drinking: No

Lesser Known Facts

  • He is the first ever Muslim player to play for the Australian cricket team.
  • He has a degree in Aviation and before cricket, he was the commercial pilot in Australia.
  • Once he was given a chance to play in the IPL in 2011 but instead he chose to serve his country and went to England to play a Country cricket for Derbyshire.
  • Usman Khawaja shares his birthday with Brad Pitt.
Bisma Qamar @bismaqamar1