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Khawaja will be a standby for Ponting

Ricky Ponting5 150x150 Khawaja will be a standby for PontingCricket Australia (CA) Tuesday asked New South Wales batsman Usman Khawaja as a standby player for the fourth Ashes Test, if Australian captain Ricky Ponting doesn’t recover from a fractured finger. Chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch said Ponting will be fit in time for the Test, adding that Khawaja’s selection is only precautionary. “While the [...] Continue reading Khawaja will be a standby for Ponting

Australian opener Shane Watson has said that the SCG wicket, which is considered a bowlers paradise, could cast trouble for Ashes fringe players Usman Khawaja, Phillip Hughes and even Steve Smith during New South Wales’ Sheffield Shield match against Victoria. Watson said the forecast of stormy conditions would make it tough to score runs in [...] Continue reading Green SCG wicket could hinder Ashes hopes of Khawaja, Hughes: Watson