Brisbane Times – “So I always back my teammates.


  • He steadfastly refused to even talk about the Ashes before he was selected and now he’s back, he intends to keep his eyes squarely on the prize.
  • “Khawaja has barely featured in the English media in the lead-up and belongs to the group of Australian bats considered “very ordinary” by Geoff Boycott; only Warner and Steve Smith raise red flags in his preview.
  • I think I’ve just matured as a player a bit more, some more understanding of my game and how to get the best out of myself,” Khawaja said.
  • I’m trying to score as many runs as I can in grade cricket as I do in Test cricket.
  • “His inability to take an iron grasp on a permanent spot in the team has been an enduring frustration for Khawaja.

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