Plot thickens in Ashes’ most gripping battle

Plot thickens in Ashes’ most gripping battle

Usman Khawaja scores half-century for Qld against SA as Ashes battle hots up Travis Head looked to be winning the race for the final spot in the Aussie batting order, but Usman Khawaja wasn’t going down without a fight. Usman Khawaja insists he would have “no issue” if Travis Head were to win the nailbiting race for the final spot in the Ashes batting order. Both men are vying to bat fifth against England this summer and both had their last chances to impress selectors at first class level in Queensland’s Sheffield Shield clash with South Australia this week. Khawaja put his team before his Test aspirations when he forced South Australia to follow on on day three, knowing full well that he’d be gifting Head another chance to impress …
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