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Usman Khawaja (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Affairs & More

Usman Khawaja

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Bio
Real NameUsman Tariq Khawaja
NicknameUzzie
ProfessionAustralian Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Weightin Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
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
Coach/MentorNot Known
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 a 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 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 2016)30 Years
Birth PlaceIslamabad, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
NationalityPakistani and Australian
HometownSydney, New South Wales, Australia
SchoolNot Known
CollegeUniversity of New South Wales, Sydney
Educational QualificationsBachelor in Aviation
FamilyFather- Tariq Khawaja
Mother- Fozia Tariq
Usman Khawaja parents
Brother- Nauman Khawaja and Arsalan Khawaja
Sister- N/A
ReligionIslam
HobbiesListening music, playing guitar and golf
ControversiesDuring the 2012-13 Border-Gavaskar trophy, Australia cricket board suspended him along with James Pattinson, Shane Watson and Mitchell Johnson because of their breach of discipline (not submitting a presentation on how to improve team's performance to the coach).
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Adam Gilchrist and Brian Lara
Bowler: Brett Lee, Wasim Akram, James Anderson, Mitchell Starc and Waqar Younis
Favourite ActressEmma Watson
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeN/A

Usman Khawaja

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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 Australia 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 licenced 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, but 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.
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