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Ind vs Aus 2019: From Personal Point of View, It is Huge

sportzwiki 2019-03-14 12:12:45

India vs Australia 2019: From Personal Point of View, It is Huge – Usman Khawaja

383 runs at an average of 76.60, a strike rate of 86.60, two hundred and two fifties – Usman Khawaja had a dream ODI series against India. He batted at the top of his game and he was the major difference between the two sides. The southpaw opener believes it is a huge accomplishment for him to be awarded the Man of the series in India.

In fact, Usman Khawaja was not even picked in the ODI squad in the last year. However, he was able to turn the tables in 2019 as he brought his best to the table in the series against India. The southpaw opener gave good starts to his team and he was instrumental in Australia’s 3-2 triumph.

Usman Khawaja celebrates after reaching his 2nd ODI at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi. Getty Images

Khawaja takes confidence from his show.

Khawaja said it is huge for them to win a series in the Indian conditions. The left-hander said in the post-match press conference,

Usman Khawaja said it is pleasing when the individual’s performance helps the team in winning the match. Thus, it is always a good feeling to contribute to the team’s success.

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Meanwhile, Khawaja revealed that playing in the subcontinent conditions helped him in getting acclimatised to the conditions. Khawaja was at his best and reaped fruits for his good form.

Usman Khawaja played a key role in Australia’s success and he would have taken a lot of confidence from his performance. Australia will now take on Pakistan in five-match series in the UAE.

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