Visa delay forces Usman Khawaja to overlook his flight to India

Australia opener Usman Khawaja was pressured to overlook his flight to India on Wednesday as a consequence of a visa delay.

The Australia squad left for the high-profile four-Test collection towards India with out Khawaja, who’s now anticipated to depart on Thursday.

“Me waiting for my Indian Visa like… #stranded #dontleaveme #standard #anytimenow,” wrote Khawaja whereas posting a meme on social media.

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The Pakistan-born batter has performed 56 Tests, 40 ODIs and 9 T20s for Australia. The 36-year-old additionally featured within the IPL again in 2016. He was named Australia’s Test Player of the Year on Monday, an award named after the legendary Shane Warne.

Australia may have a four-day coaching camp within the outskirts of Bengaluru earlier than shifting to Nagpur for the primary Test starting February 9. The different venues are Delhi, Dharamsala and Ahmedabad.

Both groups are within the operating to succeed in the World Test Championship remaining.

Australia have opted out of a tour sport in India forward of the essential collection anticipating the surfaces in follow video games to be completely completely different from what they’d face within the 4 Tests.

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