Khawaja will in the slay join his teammates in Bangalore
Australian opener Usman Khawaja in the slay had his visa accepted by Indian authorities and would possibly likely well fair soon join his teammates in Bangalore previous to the blockbuster Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2023, starting on ninth February in Nagpur.
Khawaja used to be speculated to already be in Bangalore, in conjunction with the rest of his teammates, but a extend in visa approval intended he couldn’t flee with them. His passport and visa were handed over to a Cricket Australia Official the day earlier than this day, and he’s going to board the flight from Melbourne on Thursday.
“Me anticipating my Indian Visa like… #stranded #dontleaveme #routine #anytimenow” posted Khawaja on Instagram with a portray of a forlorn-having a word Pablo Escobar from the Netflix assortment Narcos.
Khawaja had confronted a equal wretchedness at any time when his work required a visit to India. In 2011, he expressed his frustration over pointless extend on social media, and simplest after Cricket Australia (CA) intervened, he got his visa accepted. On just a few more occasions, his visa would advance exactly on the day he used to be speculated to flee, inflicting quite rather a lot of stress to the participant.
The Indian excessive price namely enquires whether the company’ lineage traces wait on to Pakistan. It’s a long way speculated that Khawaja faces this form of wretchedness because his of us are from Pakistan, and he used to be additionally born in Pakistan.
Khawaja had earlier toured with the Aussies on two occasions, in 2013 and 2017, but this is the first time he is coming as a actually crucial cog of his aspect. Khawaja used to be no longer too prolonged in the past awarded the Shane Warne Medal for Australia’s Test Player of the twelve months. He has had an improbable turnaround honest when it looked a long way and extensive and has emerged as essentially the most prolific batter for Australia over the direction of the final 12 months.
Though a completely utterly different space of instruct awaits in India, and lots will hinge on Khawaja and his opening partner David Warner if Australia wishes to reclaim the favorite Border-Gavaskar Trophy. The familiarisation process is underway in Bangalore, where the team is laboring on a scoot-pleasant pitch.
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