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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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