Usman Khawaja | England toughest place for top order batsmen: Usman Khawaja

BRISBANE: Australia opener Usman Khawaja believes that England’s top three batsmen are severely tested and the only way to prepare for these conditions is to work hard and play little. Have hope. Khawaja (Usman Khawaja) has so far struggled to score runs in English conditions. In the six Test matches he has played in England, he has scored at an average of only 19.66. Khawaja, however, is in good form at the moment. He has scored 1608 runs in 16 Tests at an average of 69.91 since making a comeback to the Test team in January last year. The 36-year-old batsman is expected to do well in the final of the World Test Championship (WTC Final) against India and then in the five-Test series against England. Australia will play the WTC final against India at the Oval in London from June 7, while the Ashes series against England begins in Birmingham from June 16. Khawaja told, “In my view, England is the most difficult place in the world for three top-order batsmen.” Read this too He said, “It is difficult to face the new ball in the conditions of England. Sometimes the weather favors you there but there is a bit of luck attached to it as sometimes it is cloudy after the opposition team gets out and sometimes it is sunny.” Khawaja said that batting in England in changing weather conditions is like gambling. He said, “What I have learned so far is to work hard and have very low expectations of yourself if you are going on a tour of England. Focus on one match at a time because as a batsman you may fail. But when you get a good score, you should make the most of it.” (agency)

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