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SportAustralia v India: Usman Khawaja expected to play Adelaide Test despite brother’s arrest

04:45  05 december  2018
04:45  05 december  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

Test team rallies around 'shocked' Khawaja

Test team rallies around 'shocked' Khawaja Usman Khawaja is being supported by the Australian team after his brother was arrested for allegedly perverting the course of justice and forging a document. © Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Coach Justin Langer admitted Arsalan Khawaja's arrest on Tuesday was a blow for the batsman ahead of the first Test against India, which starts at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday. "We're keeping an eye on Uzzie. It was a little bit of a shock for him. I know he's wife's here with him and we'll look after him. He'll be as cool and calm as usual out in the middle," Langer told SEN on Wednesday.

The brother of Australia test cricketer Usman Khawaja has been taken into custody by counter-terrorism police investigating the discovery in August of a laptop computer containing a purported terrorist hit-list. Arsalan Khawaja (39), was arrested Tuesday morning after being pulled over while

SYDNEY: The brother of Australia test cricketer Usman Khawaja has been taken into custody by counter-terrorism police investigating the discovery in Arsalan Khawaja , 39, was arrested Tuesday morning after being pulled over while driving in western Sydney, according to a spokesperson for New

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Australian batsman Usman Khawaja is expected to take the field against India despite his brother's arrest on Tuesday, says coach Justin Langer.

Parramatta police arrested and charged Arsalan Khawaja after a “terror hit list” was found at the University of New South Wales.

The 39-year-old was charged with one count of attempting to pervert justice and one count of forgery.

Arsalan Khawaja allegedly forged an ''ISIS-style hit list'' containing the names of a number of Australian politicians to set up a colleague.

Usman Khawaja's brother Arsalan arrested over alleged UNSW terror hit list

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The brother of Australian cricketer Usman Khawaja was arrested Tuesday by counter-terrorism police over an apparently fake list of terror targets Pakistan born Usman Khawaja is due to make a return from injury this Thursday against India . Arsakan is a university colleague of Mohd Nizamdeen

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Coach Justin Langer said that Usman Khawaja has the full support of the Australian team as they prepare for the opening Test against India in Adelaide.

“We look after each other as well as we can,” Langer told SEN.

“We’re keeping an eye on Uzzie, obviously it was a little bit of a shock for him yesterday.

“That said he’s got good support around him, I know his wife’s here with him and we’ll look after him.”

Australia v India: Usman Khawaja expected to play Adelaide Test despite brother’s arrest© Provided by Perform Media Channels Limited Despite the arrest, Khawaja is still prepared to wear the Baggy Green on Thursday's Test.

“A lot of cricketers say this, but the actual sanctuary is out in the middle so while there’s a lot going on in his personal life, we’re all around him to support him,” he said.

“He’ll be as cool and calm as usual out in the middle.”

Usman Khawaja calls for privacy after police arrest and charge brother

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Usman Khawaja ' s brother was arrested days before Usman is due to lead the first cricket Test between Australia and India . “He has been taken to Parramatta Police Area Command where he will be spoken to in relation to the alleged Attempt to Pervert Justice, and Forgery – Making a False

The brother of Australian cricket star Usman Khawaja has been arrested for allegedly framing another man over a fake Police in Australia have charged Arsalan Khawaja , 39, with forgery and an attempt to pervert justice. He is set to play in the test series against India , beginning on Thursday.

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