Australia beats David Warner and Usman Khawaja together during childhood play days.© Instagram
Australian cricket team batter David Warner got a little nostalgic on social media on Thursday, sharing childhood photos of himself and team-mate Usman Khawaja in their cricket whites. Khawaja can be seen wearing a colorful cap while Warner on the other hand looked totally unrecognizable with his blonde haircut. The post was captioned: “The 90s just seemed a lot easier @usman_khawajy #cricketer #ashes #friends #brothers.” Both Warne and Khawaja opened the battle for Australia against England in the fifth and final Ashes Test to be played in Hobart.
Warner, who was in blistering form in the ongoing Ashes series, was fired by Ollie Robinson for a duck after England won the toss and opted to bowl.
Khawaja had also made his mark in the fourth test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Left-handed batter Khawaja scored two centuries (137, 101*) on his return to the longest format, something that made the selection of the team difficult for skipper Pat Cummins for the 5th Test.
Meanwhile, Warner is third in the list of top runners in the Ashes series with 273 runs. The list is currently led by Marnus Labuschagne with 286 runs, closely followed by England captain Joe Root with 277 runs.
In the end, a struggling Marcus Harris had to give way to Khawaja at the top of the order in the Hobart test.
Australia won the Ashes series after the first three Tests themselves and came pretty close to taking four of the four wins in Sydney.
But England’s last-wicket pair, James Anderson and Stuart Broad, defended for their lives when the visitors managed to tie a draw.
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