“Wouldn’t want my kids to be around that,” Usman Khawaja utterly frustrated with fans’ abuses after Lord’s incident during Ashes series

Khawaja expressed how it's extremely disappointing to hear someone say such things in the public domain anywhere.


“Wouldn’t want my kids to be around that,” Usman Khawaja utterly frustrated with fans’ abuses after Lord’s incident during Ashes series

Usman Khawaja (Images via Hindustan Times, Twitter)

Australia opener Usman Khawaja expressed his massive disappointment after that infamous incident happened on the field and at the Lord’s Long Room following Englishman Jonny Bairstow‘s controversial dismissal by wicketkeeper Alex Carey during the final day of the second Ashes Test. England fans were infuriated at the Lord’s, and there were chants to degrade the Aussies as well as chants of abuse.

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Khawaja, at lunch, was walking back to the pavilion along with some other Aussie players. But three members of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) allegedly abused Khawaja leading to a war of words. Recalling that incident, Khawaja said he wouldn’t want to take his kids to watch a match around such an atmosphere.

Personally if I am coming to the cricket and watching the cricket, I wouldn’t want my kids to be around that,” Khawaja told reporters at a press match conference. He added that if he ever saw such a thing, he would 100 percent complaint or he would just leave.

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Usman Khawaja says at Edgbaston, people were abusing Travis Head

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Usman Khawaja (Images via News18)

The first match of the Ashes series was played at Edgbaston and during that time, Usman Khawaja said the English fans were abusing Travis Head. Khawaja expressed how it’s extremely disappointing to hear someone say such things in the public domain anywhere.

Over at Edgbaston they were calling Travis Head a C, U you know what,” he said during the same press conference. Khawaja scored 141, 65, 17, 77, 13, and 43 runs in the first three Tests.

Meanwhile, the fourth Test of the Ashes series will be played at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester from Wednesday (July 19). Pat Cummins and Co. are leading the five-match Ashes series 3-1.

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