WATCH: Usman Khawaja’s daughter hugs Babar Azam in adorable moment ahead of Australia vs Pakistan 2nd Test

Australian opening batter Usman Khawaja's daughter was spotted giving a hug to Pakistan batter Babar Azam ahead of the Boxing Day Test at MCG.

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Former Pakistan captain Babar Azam and Australia's opener Usman Khawaja's daughter Aisha shared a charming moment ahead of the Australia vs. Pakistan second Test game. It was seen that Khawaja's daughter embraced Babar Azam and gave him a tight hug.

Notably, the video of this wonderful gesture between Aisha and Babar Azam has been widely shared on social media. In addition, the little girl, Aisha, gave Babar Azam a hug when Usman Khawaja was present and was talking to him.

However, the top-order batter wore the names of his two kids, Aisha and Ayla, on his shoes during the  Boxing Day Test on December 26 at MCG. Meanwhile, Australia's opening batter, Usman Khawaja, and the Apex Cricket Council have been at battle since the first Test.

Following the Apex Cricket Council's refusal of his request to wear shoes bearing the slogan "All Lives Are Equal" to support Palestine in the ongoing war against Hamas, Khawaja protested by donning a black armband in the first Test game at Perth, which sparked the massive controversy.

I just what that for the rest of the world and that’s literally the reason I’m saying this: Usman Khawaja

“I don’t get anything out of this. I just feel like it’s my responsibility to speak up on this. We live in such a beautiful country. I’m blessed to be able to go to Australia, I can walk outside. I don’t have to worry about a thing. My kids can do the same. I just what that for the rest of the world and that’s literally the reason I’m saying this,”  Usman Khawaja said being quoted by NDTV Sports.

Here are the Playing XI of the 2nd Test of Australia vs Pakistan

Pakistan (Playing XI): Abdullah Shafique, Imam-ul-Haq, Shan Masood(c), Babar Azam, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Rizwan(w), Agha Salman, Aamer Jamal, Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali, Mir Hamza

Australia (Playing XI): David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Mitchell Marsh, Alex Carey(w), Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins(c), Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood

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