Usman Khawaja looks to Ashes to nail down Test spot

The Pakistan-born batsman made his Test debut almost 18 months ago, but has only played only six Tests since.

updated: May 23, 2013 17:53 IST
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Sydney: Usman Khawaja says he is desperate to emerge from the periphery and consolidate a regular spot in the Australian team for this year's Ashes series against England.

The Pakistan-born batsman, 26, who made his Test debut almost 18 months ago but has only played in six Tests, is looking to the July-August series in England to finally confirm himself as a top-notch batsman.

"I've done a lot of hard work to get where I am. All I can do is go out there and prove myself on the field," he told The Sydney Morning Herald on Thursday.

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