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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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Big Bash League 2017/18: Complete Squads and Players List 
Big Bash League 2017/18: Complete Squads and Players List 
Here's the full list of players who will represent the eight sides in the seventh edition of the BBL.
Top 5 all-rounders in IPL history
Top 5 all-rounders in IPL history
The IPL has seen a lot of great all-rounders over the last 10 years. Let's see who ranks at the top.
Ben Stokes should not be allowed to play the Ashes, declares Shane Watson
Ben Stokes should not be allowed to play the Ashes, declares Shane Watson
Watson insisted on a precedent being set.
WWE News: John Cena learns cricket from an Aussie icon
WWE News: John Cena learns cricket from an Aussie icon
Is there anything that John Cena can't do?
Shane Watson to miss BPL 2017 after picking up hamstring injury
Shane Watson to miss BPL 2017 after picking up hamstring injury
The all-rounder, however, is likely to feature in the BBL that begins a week later.
CPL 2017: All you need to know about the teams
CPL 2017: All you need to know about the teams
The tournament enjoys immense popularity in the Caribbean Islands.
SKipper: Shane Warne, the legacy you don't know
SKipper: Shane Warne, the legacy you don't know
Shane Warne inspired a generation with his bowling skills but also knew how to lead a team.
5 cricketers who have better Champions Trophy records than World Cup records
5 cricketers who have better Champions Trophy records than World Cup records
Some of the renown players have favoured the Champions Trophy ahead of the World Cup and have strutted their stuff with much grandeur.
Ajinkya Rahane's hammer in MS Dhoni's MCG swansong
Ajinkya Rahane's hammer in MS Dhoni's MCG swansong
Remembering Ajinkya Rahane's knock of 147 vs Australia in MS Dhoni's last Test at the MCG in 2014.
Behind the Scenes: How Himalaya Men with RCB players created a new, unique product
Behind the Scenes: How Himalaya Men with RCB players created a new, unique product
Virat Kohli, Shane Watson and Mandeep featured in an ad for Himalaya
SK Flashback: Sunrisers Hyderabad stun Royal Challengers Bangalore to seal maiden IPL title
SK Flashback: Sunrisers Hyderabad stun Royal Challengers Bangalore to seal maiden IPL title
Reliving the riveting 2016 IPL final at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
Teams with most number of centuries in the Champions Trophy
Teams with most number of centuries in the Champions Trophy
With only a week to go before the Champions Trophy commences, here are the teams with the most number of individual tons at the tournament.
ICC Champions Trophy Best XI (1998 - 2013)
ICC Champions Trophy Best XI (1998 - 2013)
Only one active player makes the list.
IPL 2017: Virat Kohli says RCB have already identified players to retain for next season
IPL 2017: Virat Kohli says RCB have already identified players to retain for next season
RCb finished last in the IPL this season after winning only three games.
5 memorable moments from DD vs RCB that don’t fade away
5 memorable moments from DD vs RCB that don’t fade away
Here are 5 memorable moments from the match that don't fade away, quite like the Axe Signature range of body perfumes.
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