Shane Watson introduced his retirement from all types of cricket on Tuesday. The previous Australian all-rounder, who had already retired from worldwide cricket in 2016, continued to play within the shortest format of the sport and most-recently appeared for the Chennai Tremendous Kings within the IPL 2020.
He has had an illustrious IPL profession, the place he lifted the trophy on two events — one with Rajasthan Royals (2008), and the opposite with Chennai Tremendous Kings (2018).
As Watson determined to hold up his boots from all types of cricket, the sporting fraternity is paying tribute to the legendary Aussie all-rounder, who can also be a two-time World Cup winner.
India and Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli, who has performed alongside Watson in the course of the latter’s time at RCB, additionally posted an emotional message for the Australian.
“Nicely accomplished on an incredible profession watto. You are an awesome cricketer however a fair higher human being. I am glad we acquired to know one another higher due to taking part in collectively. Want you the very best going ahead and to your lovely household. You may be very happy with your journey mate. See you. Cheers,” he wrote in an Instagram story.
Watson appeared for Royal Challengers Bangalore in two seasons (2016 and 2017), and reached the ultimate of the event with the facet within the 2016 version.
The all-rounder was CSK’s highest run-scorer within the title-winning 2018 version of the event, scoring 555 runs in 15 matches. He scored an unbeaten century (117* off 57 balls)i within the last of the version in opposition to Sunrisers Hyderabad.