IPL 2021: Shane Watson completed his IPL profession at Chennai Tremendous Kings.© Instagram
Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson, who has been part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in all of the earlier 13 seasons, mentioned that he’s positively going to overlook the motion this yr however is trying ahead to watching the event from afar. Posting just a few pictures of him in India, Watson mentioned nostalgically that he has been “reminiscing” in regards to the time he has spent in his “second house”.
Watson performed for Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), after which the Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK). After enjoying within the final season, the 39-year-old introduced his retirement from all types of cricket. By way of the submit, Watson recounted how his stint with RR had revitalized his worldwide profession. He then talked about his on-stage efficiency with actor Shah Rukh Khan. Watson additionally mentioned he had made life-long pals with folks he performed with.
One of many pictures Watson shared was from an innings he performed for CSK with a bloodied knee. Through the IPL 2019 closing towards Mumbai Indians, Watson had injured his knee throughout a dive however continued his batting. It was later revealed by his teammate Harbhajan Singh that Watson wanted six stitches after the match.
Within the inaugural season of the IPL, Watson performed a vital position for RR, successful 4 ‘Man of the Match awards and likewise the ‘Man of the Match’ award. He was chosen as Matthew Hayden’s substitute within the Australia workforce after his IPL stint. In 2013, he once more gained the Participant of the Match award. A yr later, Watson was named RR captain. He was then the highest-paid abroad participant within the IPL.
In 2016, RCB signed Watson and he led the outfit in just a few matches the subsequent season in absence of Virat Kohli.