AUS vs PAK: The Australian team going to tour Pakistan next month has announced its 18-man squad for the 3-match Test series. Left-handed batsman Usman Khawaja, who scored a century in both the innings of the fourth match of the Ashes series, has also been successful in making it to this team. The Australian team is going to tour Pakistan after a long wait of 24 years. Australia last toured Pakistan in the year 1998. Usman Khawaja is originally from Pakistan. In such a situation, this tour is very important for them.
Australia to tour Pakistan after a long wait of 24 years
Usman Khawaja was born on 18 December 1986 in Khwaja, Islamabad, Pakistan. When he was 5 years old, his family settled in Australia. In such a situation, it is a matter of great happiness for him to go to his native land and play cricket.
At the time when Khawaja would be making a splash with his batting on the Pakistan tour. At the same time, their second child is expected in this world. In such a situation, Khwaja got stuck in a big trouble. For him, both the tour of Pakistan and the support of the family are of great importance. It is very difficult for them to choose between the two. But this left-handed batsman has taken a decision after considering all the aspects.
Usman Khawaja will go to Pakistan with the team
Usman Khawaja has given importance to the tour of Pakistan more than his family. Khwaja says that his wife supports him a lot. At this time she also understands how much this tour means to her. He also said that he still needs to work hard to cement his place in the Australia Test team.
After being out of the team for almost 2 years, Khawaja was included in the team for the fourth match of the Ashes series (Ashes 2021-22) played in Sydney. He was named in the team in place of the ailing Travis Head. Khwaja left no stone unturned to capitalize on this special occasion. And scored a century in both the innings of that test match. Khawaja is a brilliant batsman as well as a pilot. He earned a degree in aviation from the University of New South Wales before making his debut in Test cricket.
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