Shane Watson

Shane Watson could have been one of Australia's most lethal weapons between 2005 and 2010 had it not been for his recurring injuries. On his day, he is a man who can single handedly put up a biog total for his team and then follow it up with a bowling spell that may not be destructive but enough to soften the team up for someone else to finish the job. Watson had to change his training, give up alcohol and

bring a general shift to his lifestyle so as to overcome his injury issues. He was finally chosen to open for Australia in the 2009 Ashes. He repeatedly got out in the 80's and 90's and finally got his test century against Pakistan at the MCG. He was a prominent figure in an Australian side that was in transition following the retirement of the likes of Shane Warne, Matthew Hayden and Adam Gilchrist and was given the Test captaincy in 2013. Watson is known for his big hitting in the shorter formats of the game and his total of 189 against Bangladesh was the highest by any Australian batsmen in ODIs.

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IPL 2019: In home straight, Shane Watson picks up pace

IPL 2019: CSK’s Shane Watson ended a lean patch with a 96-run knock against SRH.

IPL 2019, CSK vs SRH: Shane Watson thanks MS Dhoni; admits would have been dropped at other teams

Shane Watson had gone without a fifty in his first 10 innings of the ongoing Indian Premier League before striking 96 off 53 balls to guide Chennai Super Kings to a win over Sunrisers Hyderabad.


IPL 2019, SRH vs CSK: Elemental Mr Shane Watson

Watson’s knock was also a tribute to the leadership style of MS Dhoni and Stephen Fleming, who back their key players even if out of touch.

Watch: Shane Watson has heated exchange with Ishant Sharma, Kagiso Rabada

Chennai Super Kings' Shane Watson got into a heated argument with Delhi Capitals' pacers Ishant Sharma and Kabiso Rabada during their Indian Premier League match at Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday.

PSL 2019 Awards: Shane Watson wins Player of the tournament

Shane Watson scored 430 runs from 12 matches at an average of 43 and average of 143.8 in the 32 day tournament that culminated at the National Stadium in Karachi on Sunday.

Shane Watson to travel to Pakistan after 14 years for final stages of Pakistan Super League

Shane Watson, who is the highest run-scorer in the Pakistan Super League, said that he is excited to visit Pakistan after 14 years.


Allow Steve Smith, David Warner to play Big Bash League: Shane Watson

Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson has asked Cricket Australia to permit Steven Smith and David Warner’s participation in the Big Bash League.

Australia ball-tampering penalties are extreme, says Shane Watson

Steve Smith and David Warner are serving year-long bans for their part in the Cape Town scandal in March, while Cameron Bancroft got a nine-month suspension.

IPL 2018: CSK, 'Army of Oldies', produce renewed blueprint for success

Chennai Super Kings lift third IPL title by being practical and having a set of players who could adapt to any match situation.

IPL 2018 Final: Amul cartoon on CSK's victory showing Ziva, Dhoni and Shane Watson is spot on!

And celebrating all the three factors that summed up the exciting night, Amul released its new topical on CSK victory. Capturing all the three stars who grabbed all the attention and left people in frenzy, the cartoon read, “Shane ai Super Kings!”

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Shane Watson draws curtains on Test career

Shane Watson amassed 3,731 runs for Australia in Test cricket which included 4 centuries.