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 undoubtedly going to overlook the motion this 12 months however is wanting ahead to watching the event from afar. Posting a number of pictures of him in India, Watson mentioned nostalgically that he has been “reminiscing” concerning the time he has spent in his “second residence”.
Watson performed for Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), after which the Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK). After taking part in within the final season, the 39-year-old introduced his retirement from all types of cricket. By the put up, 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 photographs Watson shared was from an innings he performed for CSK with a bloodied knee. Through the IPL 2019 last 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 an important position for RR, profitable 4 ‘Man of the Match awards and in addition the ‘Man of the Match’ award. He was chosen as Matthew Hayden’s substitute within the Australia group after his IPL stint. In 2013, he once more gained the Participant of the Match award. A 12 months 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 a number of matches the following season in absence of Virat Kohli.