Usman Khawaja- Biography, Wiki, Career Statistics, Net Worth 2023

SHORT INFO Profession: CrickterAge: 36Net Worth: $3 million approx.

Early Life

Usman Khawaja was born in Islamabad, Pakistan, to Pakistani parents. His family moved to Australia when he was a young boy, and he grew up in New South Wales. Khawaja was introduced to cricket at a young age and showed a natural talent for the sport. He played cricket for his school and represented the New South Wales Under-19 team.

Full NameUsman Tariq Khawaja
Date of Birth18 December 1986
Age 36
HometownIslamabad, Pakistan


Famous ForLeft-handed batsman
Zodiac SignSagittarius 
HobbiesReading, Playing Cricket

Usman Khawaja made his Test debut for Australia on December 3, 2011, against England at The Gabba in Brisbane. He made his ODI debut on January 11, 2013, against Sri Lanka at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. And, he made his T20I debut on January 31, 2016, against India at the Adelaide Oval.


Physical Info

Height:5’10” feet and inches(177 cm)
Weight72 kg (159 Lbs)
Eye Colour:Black
Hair Colour:Black
Usman Khawaja with his Family

Personal Life

Relationship StatusMarried (6th April 2018)
Wife NameRachel Khawaja
ChildAisha Rahil Khwaja, and Ayla Fozia Mishel


FatherTariq Khawaja
MotherFozia Tariq
BrothersNauman Khawaja, Arsalan Khawaja
Usman Khawaja With his wife Rachel Khawaja and his children Aisha Rahil Khawaja


Highest QualificationBachelor’s in Aviation
CollegeThe University of New South Wales

Career Statistics

FormatMatchesRunsHighest ScoreAverage100s50s
  • Test matches: 46
  • Test runs: 4,197
  • Test batting average: 45.55
  • Test high score: 195
  • Test centuries: 12
  • Test half-centuries: 16
  • One-Day Internationals (ODIs): 44
  • ODI runs: 1,554
  • ODI batting average: 38.85
  • ODI high score: 104
  • ODI centuries: 2
  • ODI half-centuries: 9
  • T20 Internationals: 9
  • T20I runs: 88
  • T20I batting average: 14.66
  • T20I high score: 22

Career highlights:

  • Made his Test debut in January 2011.
  • Became the first Muslim and first Pakistani-born Australian player to play Test cricket for Australia in January 2011.
  • Scored his maiden Test century in November 2015, in his first Test in over two years.
  • Became the first batsman to score a Test century in a Day-Night Test match on home soil in November 2015.
  • Named in Australia’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
  • Made twin centuries in his comeback Test match in January 2022.
  • Named player of the series in Australia’s tour of Pakistan in 2022, after scoring 496 runs at an average of 165.33.
  • Completed his 4000 Test runs and struck his career-best 195 runs in January 2023.
  • Received the Shane Warne Test Player of the Year and Community Impact Award at the Allan Border Medal ceremony in 2023.

Domestic and T20 career

  • Khawaja was a successful player at the U-19 level and played for Australia in the 2006 U-19 Cricket World Cup.
  • He made his first-class debut for New South Wales in 2008 and hit consecutive double centuries for the NSW Second XI in the same year.
  • Khawaja played for the Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League from 2011 to 2022 and was the second-highest run-scorer in BBL05.
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  • He played county cricket for Derbyshire in 2011 and Lancashire in 2014.
  • Khawaja plays club cricket for Valley District Cricket Club in Brisbane.
  • He was appointed as captain of the Queensland cricket team in 2015.
  • Khawaja played for Glamorgan County Cricket Club in England’s 2018 Vitality Blast tournament.
  • Islamabad United signed him to play in the 2021 Pakistan Super League.
  • Khawaja opted out of his contract with the Sydney Thunder in February 2022 for family reasons.


Favorite FoodFried Chicken
Favorite CricketerBrett Lee, Adam Gilchrist
Favorite ActressEmma Watson


Salary$10,000 approx
Net Worth$3million approx

Social Followers

Instagram Follower589 k
YouTube Channel30.8 k
Instagram ProfileClick Here
YouTube ProfileClick Here


In conclusion, Usman Khawaja is a remarkable cricketer and person with a rich and diverse background. He was born in Pakistan but raised in Australia, where he rose to prominence as one of the country’s most talented batsmen.

Khawaja’s cricketing journey has been a rollercoaster ride of highs and lows. He has faced numerous challenges, including racism and injury setbacks, but has persevered to become a top-order batsman for Australia in all formats of the game.

Khawaja is known for his intelligence, eloquence, and strong leadership qualities off the field. He is a role model for young cricketers and a respected figure within the Australian cricket community.


Khawaja’s career is far from over, and he will undoubtedly continue to make a significant impact in the years to come. As a dedicated and talented player, Khawaja has proven that he has what it takes to succeed at the highest level of cricket, and his story is an inspiration to all who aspire to follow in his footsteps.

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