Biography, profile and career history of Shane Watson - N0 1 All rounder in ODI cricket


Shane Watson is the No 1 all rounder in ODI cricket of ICC rankings. This article gives you complete information about Shane Watson. Biography and profile of Shane Watson is given in this article. Career performance of Watson is also quoted in this article.

Biography and career history of Shane Watson


The full name of Shane Watson is Shane Robert Watson who is world No 1 All rounder in One day International cricket of ICC rankings with 428 points. Shane Watson was born in the year 1981 June 17 at Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. Watson is the opening Right handed batsman of Australia and Fast medium bowler. Watson made his test debut in the year 2005 January 2 against Pakistan and his One day debut is against South Africa in the year 2002 March 24.
Shane Watson
Watson was married to Lee in the year 2010. Watson made his First class debut for Tasmanian Tigers club. Watson scored two centuries in test cricket and 6 centuries in ODI cricket. Watson is also playing for Rajasthan Royals in IPL championships. Watson started his International career in 2002 , where he was selected for South Africa series. In the test debut itself Watson showed his brilliance in batting by scoring 93 runs.

In 2009 Watson again showed his batting skills by scoring two important centuries in semi final and final of 2009 Champions trophy which helped Australia to win the title. 2007 was not a good year for Watson as he misses the world cup due to Injury. Watson's best innings in ODI cricket comes in the year 2011 where he scored 185 runs from 96 balls and hit 15 sixes in that match which is a world record.

Profile of Shane Watson


Full name: Shane Robert Watson
Shane Watson birth place: Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
Shane Watson birth date: 17/06/1981
Shane Watson ODI debut: 24/03/2002
Shane Watson Test debut: 02/01/2005
Batting style: Right handed batsman
Bowling style: Right handed Fast medium bowler
ODI centuries: 6
Test centuries: 2
Role in cricket: All rounder
Played for: Australia, Hampshire and Rajasthan Royals
Highest score of Watson in Test: 126
Highest score of Watson in ODI: 185 not out

Career performance of Shane Watson


Test Cricket performance of Shane Watson

Total matches: 27 matches played
Total runs: 1953 runs scored
Strike rate: 50.34
Average: 41.55
Centuries scored: 2 times
Half centuries scored: 15 times
Total wickets taken: 43 wickets
Best bowling performance of Shane Watson: 6/33

ODI Cricket performance of Shane Watson

Total matches: 136 matches played
Total runs: 4054 runs scored
Strike rate: 90.01
Average: 45.59
Centuries scored: 6 times
Half centuries scored: 24 times
Total wickets: 136
Best bowling performance of Shane Watson: 4/36

T20 Cricket performance of Shane Watson

Total matches: 24 matches played
Total runs: 522 runs scored
Strike rate: 153.98
Average: 24.86
Half centuries scored: 5 times
Total wickets taken: 17 wickets
Best bowling performance of Shane Watson: 4/15

IPL Cricket performance of Shane Watson

Total matches: 32 matches played
Total runs: 987 runs scored
Strike rate: 145.58
Average: 39.48
Half centuries scored: 7 times
Total wickets taken: 29 wickets
Best bowling performance of Shane Watson: 3/10


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