Australia is all set to field its first ever Muslim player – Usman Khawaja – a Pakistani by birth who moved to Oz at the age of 7.

The Khawaja’s immigrated to Oz twenty years back when Usman was only seven years old. “He is an Australian and he will be representing Australia…that’s the way we see it, said Usman’s father Tariq Khawaja to BBC.

Usman is expected to make his debut for Australia in the forthcoming test series against Pakistan – the country of his birth.

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