Former Aussie all-rounder, Shane Watson retires from Big Bash League officially. Shane Watson ends his BBL career with 1058 runs and 20 wickets in 42 games. Probably, He will continue to ply his trades in T-20 tournaments around the world.
Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts
Therefore, Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts asserted him as one of the most exciting, “Shane Watson was one of the most exciting short-form players ever to grace a cricket field. Moreover, Talented, skillful and powerful, Shane was a devastating batsman at his best. It was only a few months ago he scored a century from just 62 balls for the Thunder against the Brisbane Heat at the Gabba.”
Kevin Roberts explained his career as well
Accordingly, Kevin Roberts explained his career as well, “Despite these injuries Shane played a remarkable amount of cricket, representing Australia in 307 matches across all formats and playing more than 700 matches of international and domestic cricket in total, scoring more than 25,000 runs and claiming over 600 wickets.”
Then added too, “He is also the only Sydney Thunder batsman to score more than a 1000 runs. He is Australia’s most successful Test and One-Day batting all-rounder after Steve Waugh. No other Australians combined as many runs and wickets in either format.”
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Therefore, Former Aussie all-rounder, Shane Watson retires from Big Bash League officially. Hope he’ll be appealable in the rest franchisee leagues around the world.