Australia towards big score in Sydney Test against South Africa
Usman Khawaja scored a century on the second day of the Sydney Test
Last year, he scored 1080 runs in 11 matches at an average of 67.50.
new Delhi. The third Test is being played between Australia and South Africa in Sydney. Batting first, Australia is heading towards a big score. The role of a batter has been important in this. He is Usman Khawaja. He completed his century in the first session of the second day of the Sydney Test. For this he played 206 balls. Khawaja not only scored a century, but also made many important partnerships. The result of this is that Australia seems to be moving towards a big score.
Now when a century comes from Usman’s bat, it is bound to be celebrated. That too if a century is scored in front of the wife and children, then the happiness doubles. For this reason, after scoring a century, Usman started dancing on the ground itself. Its video is going viral. This is the 13th century of Usman’s Test career. He had also completed his 4000 runs on the first day of the Sydney Test.
Usman scored a hat-trick of centuries in Sydney
This is Usman’s third consecutive Test century at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Earlier, he had scored centuries in both the innings of the Sydney Test during the Ashes series against England earlier last year. Before him, only three players have done this feat. Two of these are former Australian veterans. Wally Hammond and Doug Walters also scored 3 consecutive Test centuries at the Sydney Cricket Ground. At the same time, former India batsman VVS Laxman has also done this feat in his Test career. Now Usman has become the fourth batsman to do so in Sydney.
Three tons in a row in Sydney!
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 05, 2023, 10:32 IST