Daily Mail UK – Usman Khawaja has found his comfort zone against subcontinent spin, posting a maiden first-class century in India as his Australia A teammates crumbled around him.

Summary

  • Usman Khawaja has found his comfort zone against subcontinent spin, posting a maiden first-class century in India as his Australia A teammates crumbled around him.
  • The 31-year-old’s spin demons were nowhere to be seen as the Queensland captain saved the tourists on day one of their four-day match against India A with a timely knock of 127 from 228 balls.
  • “I’ve worked pretty hard over the last three or four years for subcontinent conditions or wickets that are turning,” Khawaja said.
  • Khawaja looked at home on the Bangalore wicket on Sunday (AEST), scoring more than half of Australia A’s modest total of 243.
  • India A’s openers cruised to 41 without loss before stumps.


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