Ashes 2021-22: "This is what dreams are made of," Warner's heartfelt message for Khawaja

Usman Khawaja scored twin centuries in SCG Test on his Australia comeback after 3 years.

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Australian opener David Warner penned down a heartfelt message for his teammate Usman Khawaja, saying that he couldn't be more proud of his comeback. Khawaja replaced Travis Head in the XI for the SCG Test, who was ruled out due to COVID-19.

Usman Khawaja set the stage on fire in the recently concluded fourth Test of Ashes 2021-22 at SCG, which ended in a draw. The left-hander made his come back into the Australian Test side after more than two years and announced his arrival in style. 

The southpaw smashed 137 runs in the first innings and then followed it up with an unbeaten 101 in the second innings to become only the sixth batter from his country to smash twin centuries in the Ashes. 

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After the match, Australian opener David Warner posted a picture with Usman Khawaja along with their kids and said that he couldn’t be prouder of his ‘childhood brother’ on his comeback. 

He recalled how they both grew up playing the game together and are now living their dream together as fathers. 

“Childhood brothers, now father’s and I could not be anymore prouder of @usman_khawajy comeback. We started throwing balls up against a wall at Waverley oval watching our brothers play cricket. 

“Grew up playing the game we love together and against, but now back in the same team living our dreams together as father’s. This is what dreams are made of, sharing it with your family and closest friends. #brothersforlife #cricket #bond," David Warner captioned the picture. 

Notably, David Warner also lauded Usman Khawaja after the latter had smashed a century in the first innings. He took to his official Instagram account and said that he couldn’t be anymore prouder of him. 

“Could not be anymore prouder of you brother. That was all class!! @usman_khawajy @dscfearless," David Warner captioned the picture. 



By Ankitjit Singh - 10 Jan, 2022

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