According to the news, Shane Watson, who was bought by Yellow-Outfit in 2018, has informed his Chennai teammates that he will retire from franchise cricket after the last match against Punjab. Watson did not make spectacular runs this season, scoring 299 runs in 11 matches, including 2 fifties.
Chennai Super KingsAustralian Opener Shane Watson Started his IPL career with Rajasthan Royals And in 2008, RR was instrumental in winning the first title. The 39-year-old Australian team eventually went on to play for the Royal Challengers Bangalore with the Chennai Super Kings in 2018, where they played 43 matches for the yellow. Organization.
Some of his best matches for Chennai include his century in the final of 2018 and his brilliant performance in the 2019 final, where CSK were one run short. In the IPL 2020, Watson played an unbeaten 83 runs. Kings xi punjab In the first leg, but to a large extent he looked quite inconsistent, as he was replaced by Ruturaj Gaikwad at the top of the order.
Allegedly now, Watson has announced his retirement from franchise cricket after winning his last match against Kings XI on Sunday. He told his CSK teammates that he would retire from all forms of cricket. The Australian opener had already retired from international cricket when CSK bought him out of auction in 2018.
A source told by the Times of India said, “Watson was very emotional when he told CSK’s dressing room after the last game that he would retire. He said it was a privilege for him to play for the franchise.”