Shane Robert Watson
(conceived 17 June 1981) is an Australian cricketer. He is a right-given batsman and a right-gave quick medium bowler.
appeared for the Australian cricket group in 2002, playing his initial One Day International against South Africa. While he has turned into a customary part of the one-day squad, Watson just arrived at his 50th Test Match for Australia in the fifth Ashes match in January 2014, having appeared against Pakistan at the Sydney Cricket Ground in January 2005. Regardless of being dispensed to be Australia's assigned Test all-rounder, wounds have regularly kept him from guaranteeing his position in the Test group. Nonetheless, from the second 50% of 2009, Watson went about as Australian Test opening batsman, alongside Simon Katich, however has since subsided into the number three position.
was honored the 2010 Allan Border Medal and again in 2011, turning into the second player (after Ricky Ponting) to win consecutive Allan Border Medals. Watson's wife Lee, whom he wedded on 3 June 2010, is a Fox Sports Australia moderator.
was proclaimed man of the arrangement in the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 for scoring a sum of 249 with a normal of 49.80, while bringing 11 wickets with the ball. He is the main player to win four continuous Player of the Match Awards in ICC occasion history. He has additionally been voted the man of the competition in the IPL a record two times in 2008 and 2013.
As indicated by Forbes, Watson is the most elevated paid cricketer outside of India, gaining over Us$5.9 million in 2012 and 2013. He turned into the most elevated paid Australian cricketer in 2011.
Shane Watson Awards
Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year: 2002
Australian ODI Player of the Year: 2011, 2012
Australian Test Player of the Year: 2011
Allan Border Medal: 2010, 2011
Australian Twenty20 Player of the Year: 2012, 2013
McGilvray Medal 2010
Player of the series ODI vs. West indies 2008(away), New Zealand 2009-10(away), India 2009-10(away), England 2010-11, Bangladesh 2011(away)
Player of the series Tests vs. Pakistan 2009-10
Player of the series T20 vs. West Indies 2011-12(away), World T20 2012-13
Player of the series IPL 2008, 2013