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Usman Khawaja’s mother special nickname for David Warner revealed after his emotional retirement

Australian opener Usman Khawaja has revealed what his mother calls David Warner after the latter retired with a win over Pakistan in front of his home fans in Syndey.

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Australian Cricketer David Warner has called time on his Test Cricket with an emotional final appearance against Pakistan. The 37-year-old end his career in style with a match-winning half-century to win the test.

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Pat Cummins and his side dominated the visiting side to complete a 3-0 series win. After the game ended Usman Khawaja revealed the special bond his mother shares with Warner. It was also revealed the nickname Usman Khawaja’s mother had given to the just retired star.

Sydney Cricket Ground turned emotional as one of their greatest stars walked away from the game. David Warner leaves the Test and ODI format as one of the leading scorers of all time. 

Usman Khawaja’s mother showers love on David Warner –

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Just as the Sydney Test ended with Australia’s win the focus turned to David Warner. The 37-year-old was seen hugging his family members and close ones. Usman Khawaja’s mother was one of the few people the legendary opener was seen hugging.

Speaking to the broadcasters after the game, Usman Khawaja said “He is hugging my mom, she loves him a lot. Honestly, I just enjoyed batting with him, he attack the ball and let me play my game. My mum loves him, she calls him Shaytan, My mum loved the fact that he was the devil. And it wasn’t just her son she was able to push it back to it was also Lorraine and Howard”

Starting the day at 67/7 with a lead of 14, Aamer Jamal and Mohammad Rizwan added 42 runs for the eighth wicket. The Pakistan wicketkeeper was out for 28 when he became the last of Warner’s Test career. Pat Cummins then got Jamal for 18 before Hasan Ali fell to Lyon for five as Pakistan were bowled out for 115.

Chasing 130 for a win, Australia began by losing Khawaja for a duck to Sajid Khan. David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne then attacked the Pakistani bowlers to add 119 runs for the second wicket. David Warner brought up his thirty-seventh Test fifty before falling for 57. As he made his way off the park there was a huge cheer and the end came when Steve Smith hit the boundary to claim the win.

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