The fifth and final Test match of the 2023 Ashes series between Australia and England is played in London. In this match, the Australian team is on the field for the second innings on Sunday, the fourth day. During this, Usman Khwaja achieved a special achievement. He completed 5000 race test runs. Khawaja is at number 21 in terms of scoring the most Test runs for Australia.
Khawaja was sacked after scoring 47 runs in the first innings of the fifth Test against England. He hit 7 fours while facing 157 balls. Following this, he scored a half century in the second innings. Khawaja had scored 69 runs off 130 balls at the time of writing the news. He made 8 fours. In this way, Khawaja completed 5000 races. He has reached number 21 in terms of scoring the most Test runs for Australia.
Ricky Ponting holds the record for scoring the most Test runs for Australia. He has scored 13,378 runs in 168 games. He has scored 41 centuries and 62 half centuries during this period. The edges are on the second number. He has scored 11,174 runs in 156 games. Team veteran Steve Smith is at number four. He so far he has scored 9266 runs in 180 innings. Smith has scored 32 centuries and 38 half centuries.
Let us tell you that up to the T-break on day four of the London Test, Australia had scored 135 runs in the second innings without losing. He needed 249 runs to win. Warner was unbeaten after scoring 58 runs. While Khawaja was unbeaten after scoring 69 runs. Australia had scored 295 runs in the first innings. While England scored 283 runs in the first innings and 395 runs in the second innings.