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Shane Watson Biography & Latest News

Shane Watson Biography

Shane Watson is brilliant all-round cricketer, who has overcome a series of injuries to become a key member of the Australia team. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-handed fast medium bowler. He mainly bats as an opener in international cricket, although he does not do so domestically. Watson was an AIS Australian Cricket Academy scholarship holder in 2000. He debuted for the Australian cricket team in 2002, playing his first One Day International against South Africa. Australian captain at the time Steve Waugh stated that Watson would possibly be Australia's first genuine all rounder. While he has become a regular member of the one-day squad, Watson has played few Test Matches for Australia, having debuted against Pakistan at the Sydney Cricket Ground in January 2005. From the second half of 2009, Watson has acted as Australian Test opening batsman, along with Simon Katich. Watson was awarded the 2010 Allan Border Medal and again in 2011, becoming the second player (after Ricky Ponting) to win back-to back Allan Border Medals. Shane Watson was awarded the 2010 Allan Border Medal and again in 2011, becoming the second player (after Ricky Ponting) to win back-to back Allan Border Medals. He was adjudged man of the series in the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 for scoring a total of 249 runs at an average of 49.80. He also took 11 wickets at an average of 16.00 and an economy-rate of 7.33 with his medium pace bowling

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Ben Cutting hoping to build on IPL final success to seal Australian comeback Cutting admitted that he is channelling his focus on the limited-overs format with the upcoming Matador Cup and the BBL.
CPL 2016: Team of the Tournament As many as four players from the champions make it, including skipper Chris Gayle and the Player of the Tournament, Andre Russell.
Top 5 Australian all-rounders of all time We take a look at the Australian players who have been match-winners with both bat and ball.
6 instances over the last decade when more than 20 wickets fell in a single day of a Test Instances wherein the bowlers have had a field day and took advantage of the conditions on offer.
CPL 2016: St. Lucia Zouks vs Trinbago Knight Riders, Live Streaming, Team News, Probable XI, Prediction Preview of the 2nd playoff of the CPL 2016 to be played between the SLZ and TKR
Shane Watson makes mathematical faux pas, still comes up with Man of Match effort The on-field umpires came to the batsmens rescue, confirming to them that was one over left after all.
CPL 2016: Jamaica Tallawahs vs St Lucia Zouks - Live Streaming, Team News, Probable XI, Prediction The Jamaica Tallawahs take on St. Lucia Zouks and will be looking to avenge their previous defeat.
CPL 2016: St Lucia Zouks reach CPL play-offs after defeating Jamaica Tallawahs History was made as St Lucia Zouks made it to their first CPL play-off after beating the Tallawahs.
CPL 2016: St Lucia Zouks vs Trinbago Knight Riders, Live Streaming, Team News, Probable XI, Prediction Can the Knight Riders get back to winning ways or will Zouks build on their momentum?
CPL 2016: Johnson Charles inspires St Lucia Zouks to 9-wicket win over Guyana Amazon Warriors Johnson Charles scored a career-best 94 to help St Lucia Zouks beat Guyana Amazon Warriors by nine wickets.
Sri Lanka vs Australia 2016: Mitchell Marsh reveals special plans for countering spin threat in Sri Lanka Marsh is keen to adopt the same approach used with much success by Matthew Hayden during his tours to the subcontinent.
CPL 2016: St Lucia Zouks vs St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, Live Streaming, Team News, Probable XI, Prediction Who will come on top in this bottom of the table clash in the CPL?
Mitchell Marsh geared up for delivering with both bat and ball in Sri Lanka Despite being overwhelming favourites, Marsh said that Australia were not taking the hosts lightly.
CPL 2016: Barbados Tridents vs St Lucia Zouks - live streaming, team news, probable playing XI, prediction The Barbados Tridents and the St Lucia Zouks face off against each other at Bridgetown in a battle to get their CPL campaign back on track.
Shane Watson and Kevin Pieterson gang up to troll Alastair Cook on his selfishness Alastair Cook will not be too happy with this question asked about England's team selection
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