Shane Watson announced his retirement from all form cricket on 2nd November 2020. Watson played a crucial role for CSK in winning IPL 2018 and also dragged CSK to near the victory in IPL 2019. Where CSK lost the finals by 1 run. Watson has a huge bag of records to his name and it really is worth listing out.
Times of Sports(TOS) listed his records in cricket as well as some lesser-known facts about the former Oz international player.
Shane Watson Record in Cricket Carrier
- Watson is the second player after Ricky Ponting to win two back-to-back Allan Border Medals (2010, 2011).
- Shane Watson held the number one spot in T20I all-rounder rankings for a record of 139 weeks.
- Shane Watson is the only cricketer to be named Australian ‘Player of the Year’ in all three formats.
- Shane Watson has the most consecutive fifties, most wickets, and most sixes by an Australian cricketer.
- Shane Watson is the only player to score a fifty and take three wickets in a T20I on three occasions.
- Shane Watson is the only player to score a hundred and take 4 wickets in an innings in all formats of the game.
- Shane Watson is the only cricketer to win four consecutive man-of-the-match awards in ICC history.
- Shane Watson is the only cricketer to win the man of the tournament in IPL twice.
- Shane Watson is the only Australian cricketer to play all six World T20s.
- Shane Watson has the highest ODI score by an Aussie cricketer.
- He was Australia’s highest-paid cricketer in 2014. He was also one of the highest-paid non-Indian cricketers.
- In 2006 during the Champions Trophy, Watson had chest pain and was rushed to the hospital. Initially, he believed it was a heart attack but was later revealed to be gastritis.
- Watson got married to Lee Furlong in 2010 and the couple has a son William and a daughter Matilda.
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