Queensland captain Usman Khawaja came up with an odd coin toss within the center of Marsh Cup final in opposition to Western Australia on Sunday. Khawaja took a immediate speed-up and then tossed the coin high within the air, well-known to the amusement of match referee and opposition captain Ashton Turner. The coin landed almost ten metres away nonetheless the strategy didn’t work for Khawaja as Turner known as it accurately and opted to topic first within the blockbuster cup finale.
The video of the a comparable changed into once uploaded on social media by Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) and their post learn: “#MarshCup Final time! AT WINS the toss and we’ll win a bowl first.”
— WACA (@WACA_Cricket)November 25, 2019
Usman Khawaja isn’t portion of Australia’s ongoing assortment in opposition to Pakistan. Khawaja, once amongst Australia’s first picks, changed into once dropped after the third Ashes take a look at at Leeds and has didn’t search out build for home declare Queensland. Following his ouster from the Australian Take a look at team, legendary spinner Shane Warne wondered Khawaja’s wish to play for the national team.
“Justin Langer and Trevor Hohns win finished a correct ingredient with Usman Khawaja,” Warne wrote in a News Corp column. “By leaving him out they’ve requested him to camouflage how well-known Take a look at cricket, and taking half in for Australia, is to him.
“Throughout his Take a look at occupation, he always appears to construct most appealing ample. Usually you pretty wish to shake him and collect him to camouflage a bit extra. Different personalities come up the team and some of us aren’t as exuberant and emotional as others, nonetheless he would per chance perchance additionally be better, in particular alongside with his body language.”
Khawaja took camouflage of his criticism and hit again at Warne, announcing: “I don’t deem there’s any wish to answer to that inquire of of,” Khawaja changed into once quoted as announcing by ESPN Cricinfo. “I’m a batsman, I’m a speed scorer before all the pieces in explain that’s my forex, nonetheless in case you ogle at my Defend portray, you ogle at my one-day domestic portray, my portray for Australia, my BBL portray, I collect runs.
“That’s all that issues. Now not in actual fact [going to change my body language], I’m a moving chilly bloke. You both collect it or you don’t, that’s the near it is,” he added.