Usman Khawaja Granted Visa: Australian Opener Will Reach India Today


The Australia team has reached India for the four-Test series. On Wednesday, Pakistan-born Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja could not leave for India due to non-availability of visa.

New Delhi: Australia team has reached Bangalore for the tour of India. The team will conduct a four-day training camp there before the Nagpur Test. After the training camp, the Kangaroo team will face India on 9 February. On Wednesday, Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja could not get India’s visa. Due to which he could not leave for India. But late night the Government of India gave him a visa. He will fly from Australia to Bangalore today.

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Career of
Usman Khawaja Usman Khawaja was born in Islamabad, Pakistan. After his birth, the family shifted to Australia. He has played cricket for New South Wales. Usman Khawaja has scored 4162 runs in 56 Tests for Australia, including 13 centuries. At the same time, 1554 runs have been scored in 40 ODIs and 241 runs have been scored in 9 T20 matches. Usman Khawaja can perform brilliantly for Australia in the Border Gavaskar Trophy. Captain Pat Cummins has high hopes from him.

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India vs Australia Test Series
1st Test – 9 to 13 February, Nagpur
2nd Test – 17 to 21 February, Delhi
3rd Test – 1 to 5 March, Dharamsala
4th Test – 9 to 13 March, Ahmedabad

Indian team:
Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KS Bharat (wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Akshar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja , Mohammad Shami, Mohammad Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Suryakumar Yadav.

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Australia squad:
Pat Cummins (c), Ashton Agar, Scott Boland, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Peter Handscomb, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Lance Morris, Todd Murphy, Matthew Renshaw, Steve Smith , Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, David Warner.

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