Usman Khawaja

Usman Khawaja reveals fitness overhaul ahead of Australia A tour of India

USMAN Khawaja has drastically ramped up his fitness regimen in an attempt to lock down his place in the Australian Test team once and for all.<p>The …


Head's start for Test openings

Travis Head need search no further than the captains' honour board at Adelaide Oval to understand how fleeting are the opportunities to seize a …


Colin Ingram's relief after illness forces him to hospital

Colin Ingram has spoken of his relief of overcoming a mystery illness, although there remains uncertainty over what caused the problem which left him …

Vitality Blast

Injury crisis should see Finch and Tremain earn test spots

A number of injuries could seriously hurt Australia’s chances against Pakistan later this year.With the side already missing Steve Smith, David …

Nathan Lyon

Usman Khawaja’s World Cup hopes are on the line in India

Australia’s preparation for the 2019 World Cup continues next month, when a strong Australia A team travels to India to take on talent-stacked teams …


What's occurring? TV comedy Gavin & Stacey inspires Australian cricket star to join Glamorgan

Australian international Usman Khawaja has taken the County Championship by storm, smashing Glamorgan records.<p>Until recently his only knowledge of …

News (Wales)

Usman Khawaja hits third consecutive century in County cricket

USMAN Khawaja has continued to build his case for a subcontinent Test berth, scoring a record-breaking third straight century for Glamorgan in the …


Usman Khawaja reveals disappointment over England ODI selection call

DUMPED batsman Usman Khawaja says he’s ‘extremely disappointed’ after he was left out of Australia’s squad for the ongoing one-day tour of …

Sport (Australia)

County Championship: Usman Khawaja's Glamorgan debut ton sets up Bears run chase

Australia Test batsman Usman Khawaja's classy century on his Glamorgan debut anchored his side's innings of 323 all out against Warwickshire at Edgbaston.


Usman Khawaja, Matthew Renshaw stake Ashes claims with strong county form

USMAN Khawaja opened his county cricket stint with a century and recalled Test opener Matthew Renshaw plundered his third on the weekend as they …


Usman Khawaja to miss end of Glamorgan T20 Blast campaign on Australia A duty

<b>Glamorgan will be without Usman Khawaja for the end of their Vitality T20 Blast campaign due to international duty.</b><p>The batsman was due to play all 14 group games, but has been included in the Australia A squad playing in India from 17 August.<p>That is the same date that Glamorgan are due to finish …

Sports (India)

Usman Khawaja signs up to play for Glamorgan in England’s T20 Blast

AUSTRALIA batsman Usman Khawaja has signed with Welsh county cricket side Glamorgan for the English domestic T20 competition.<p>The move is subject to …

Sport (Australia)

Glamorgan sign Australia batsman Usman Khawaja for T20 Blast

<b>Glamorgan have signed Australia batsman Usman Khawaja for the T20 Blast.</b><p>The 31-year-old is the Welsh county's second overseas player for the competition alongside compatriot and fellow Ashes winner Shaun Marsh, who is in Wales for the entire season.<p>Glamorgan's first Twenty20 match is on 6 July and …

Sports (India)

Khawaja’s partnership becomes official

AUSTRALIAN test cricketer Usman Khawaja married partner Rachel McLellan in a lavish Sunshine Coast ceremony on Friday.<p>The couple, who became engaged …

News Corp

Black Caps jump ahead of Australia

Australia's batting capitulation on Tuesday has seen them slide to fourth in the ICC Test rankings, with New Zealand jumping ahead of them into third …


Vernon Philander rips through Australia to put South Africa in total control

South Africa moved closer to a first home Test series win over Australia since 1970 as the depleted tourists slipped to 110 for six on day two in Johannesburg.<p>Australia, missing the suspended Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft following the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town, saw their …

Sports (India)

Australia staring at historic defeat

Newly installed captain Tim Paine looks to have done some serious damage to a thumb and the second finger, the day after he knocked the index finger …

South Africa

Australia find the will to fight after Markram 152

Aiden Markram capitalised on a bowling line-up lacking penetration, making 152, his highest Test score, and strengthening South Africa's position in …

Sports (India)

South Africa aim to farewell Morkel with historic series win

Despite the tumult of the ball-tampering controversy, Australia have a Test to play, and a record of not having lost a series in South Africa since …

South Africa

Australia Admit to Ball Tampering in 3rd Test Against South Africa

Australia Captain Steve Smith has said his side deliberately tried to tamper with the condition of the ball on the third day of the third Test …

Cameron Bancroft

South Africa's Rabada wins duel with Warner

CAPE TOWN (AFP) -<p>Kagiso Rabada was hit for five boundaries in a row by David Warner but won a duel with the Australian opening batsman when he sent Warner's off stump cartwheeling on the second day of the third Test on Friday.<p>Warner was bowled for 30 and Australia were 67 for two at lunch in reply …

South Africa

South Africa vs Australia: Morne Morkel joins '300 club' at Newlands with Shaun Marsh's wicket- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

<b>Cape Town</b>: South African fast bowler Morne Morkel took three of the first four Australian wickets to fall and became the fifth South African to take …

India News

South Africa vs Australia: Morne Morkel says it's been 'hard work' after taking 300th Test wicket- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

<b>Cape Town:</b> South African fast bowler Morne Morkel’s first reaction on taking his 300th Test wicket on the second day of the third Test against …

South Africa

Elgar stands firm as Cummins leads Aussie revival

Pat Cummins' afternoon spell turned the tables on South Africa, after Dean Elgar and AB de Villiers had laid a very promising platform

South Africa

Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja’s fiancé shares why she embraced Islam

Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja’s fiancé opens up about her decision to embrace Islam, saying there was no pressure on her in this …


South Africa vs Australia: Third Test squads, preview, and predictions

Overview<p>The series stands at 1-1 after Australia and South Africa both managed to beat each other in successive Tests. The series has been marred by …

AB de Villiers

Rabada reprieve adds spice to simmering contest

South Africa will be buoyed by the availability of No. 1 Test bowler Kagiso Rabada while Australia hope to have Mitchells Starc and Marsh fit

South Africa

South Africa vs Australia: Ahead of third Test, time to move past Kagiso Rabada controversy and focus on cricket on offer- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

Dean Elgar summed it up in the most simplistic way. “There’s been so much noise and I think people have actually forgotten that there’s such a great …

South Africa

Queensland dominance pipped by Vics for player of the year

The 26-year-old paceman finished top of the voting with 13 votes from 10 matches after an outstanding season for the Bushrangers in which he …

Australian News

Usman Khawaja's late dismissal puts Australia under threat on day three

Usman Khawaja’s late dismissal ensured Australia were under the pump at stumps on day three of the second Test against South Africa.<p>Khawaja and Mitch Marsh had fought back well during an 87-run stand in Port Elizabeth on Sunday, building a small lead as Australia reached 180-5 in their second …

Sports (India)