From Vs Eng: Usman Khawaja created a record in the fourth Test match of the Ashes series being played between England and Australia. Usman Khawaja, who returned to Test cricket after two years, scored a century in both the innings of the fourth Test against England. Due to his excellent performance, Australia has cleared the way for victory in the fourth match as well. Usman Khawaja remained unbeaten on 137 runs in the first innings and 101 runs in the second innings. Usman Khawaja is still behind Indian batsman Rohit Sharma in this record.
Rohit Sharma is behind in this record
India’s ODI captain Rohit Sharma also scored brilliant centuries in both the innings of Test cricket. Usman Khawaja has become the third batsman in the world to score centuries in both the innings in Sydney. Rohit did such an amazing performance in 2019.
Australian batsman Usman Khawaja has now got a chance to play after 2019. After playing this stormy innings, Khawaja has joined the list of special players who have scored a century in both the innings of a match. He is the third batsman to score a century in both innings of a Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Prior to him, Australia’s Kevin Douglas Walters scored 242 and 103 against West Indies in 1969, while former captain Ricky Ponting scored 120 and 142 not out against South Africa in 2006.
first published:Jan. 8, 2022, 5:44 p.m.