Shane Watson Cricket Player Profile – Family, Batting Career, Records and Stats


Shane Watson is a former International Cricketer born to Bob and Barb Watson in Queensland Australia. He was famously called as ‘Watto’ and he led the team as an Occasional Captain in all formats. This right handed batsman played for Australia’s National Cricket Team. He was also a right-handed fast- medium swing bowler. He was the first Australian player to score International centuries in all the three formats of Cricket..

Shane Watson Cricket Player Profile
Shane Watson Cricket Player Profile

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Australia Cricket Player Shane Watson Profile:

Full Name Shane Robert Watson
Nick Name Watto and White Shark
Date Of Birth 17 June 1981
Age 40 Years
Birth Place Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
Nationality Australian
Marital Status Married
Playing Role Batting, All-rounder
Bowling Style Right-arm-fast medium
Batting Style Right-hand Batsman
Jersey Number #33
Coach Not Known
Religion Christian

Shane Watson Physical Statics :

Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Light Blue
Height 183 cm
Weight 93 kg

Shane Watson Family & Relationships :

Father Name Bob Watson
Mother Name Barb Watson
Sister Name Nicole Watson
Brother Name N/A
Spouse Name Lee Furlong
Kids Name Matilda Victoria Watson, William Watson

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Shane Watson wife Lee Furlong Kids
Shane Watson wife Lee Furlong Kids
Shane Watson with wife Lee Furlong
Shane Watson with wife Lee Furlong

Biography Of Shane Watson :

Childhood of Shane Watson : In his early 20, he gave an extraordinary performance in the Pura Cup, Australia and undoubtedly it was the turning point of his career. He was displayed in the view of selectors through that game. In the beginning he left his home state of Queensland and played for Tasmania but when his International career begins he came back to his own state. In 2002 he was called for the ODI senior team and he played 137 first class matches and scored 9,451 runs.

Early Stage of Shane Watson :

In the beginning of the IPL he was signed to Rajasthan Royals. He was the leading run scorer and third wicket keeper of his team. His contribution was in great level in his team Rajasthan Royals. In the year 2013 Shane Watson made his first century (101) against Chennai Super Kings. In 2015 against Kolkata Knight Riders he scored 104. During the Banned period of two years in Rajasthan Royals, Shane played for RCB under the captaincy of Virat Kohli later in 2018 he joined CSK and played for this team till now.

Shane Watson Played Teams :

Australia, Rajasthan Royals, New South Wales, Sydney Sixers, Brisbane Heat, Australians, Hobart Hurricanes, Canterbury, Sydney Thunder, Islamabad United, Royal Challengers Bangalore, St Lucia Zouks, Dhaka Dynamites, Chennai Super Kings, Quetta Gladiators, Sindhis, Amsterdam Knights, Deccan Gladiators, Rangpur Rangers, Gilchrist XI.

Shane Watson Australian Cricket Player
Shane Watson Australian Cricket Player

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Shane Watson Career Information :

  • Test debut : On Jan 02, 2005 vs Pakistan at Sydney Cricket Ground
  • Last Test   : On Jul 08, 2015 vs England at Sophia Gardens
  • ODI debut : On Mar 24, 2002 vs South Africa at SuperSport Park
  • Last ODI   : On Sep 05, 2015 vs England at Lord’s
  • T20 debut : On Feb 24, 2006 vs South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium
  • Last T20   : On Mar 27, 2016 vs India at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium
  • IPL debut : On Apr 19, 2008 vs Delhi Capitals at Arun Jaitley Stadium
  • Last IPL    : On Oct 07, 2020 vs Kolkata Knight Riders at Sheikh Zayed Stadium

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Shane Watson Batting & Fielding Records

TYPE M I R HS AVE SR 100 200 50 4S 6s
TEST 59 109 3731 176 35.2 52.59 4 0 24 484 31
ODI 190 169 5757 185 40.54 90.45 9 0 33 570 131
T20I 58 56 1462 124 29.24 145.33 1 0 10 115 83
IPL 145 141 3874 117 30.99 137.91 4 0 21 376 190

Shane Watson Bowling Career

TEST 59 93 5495 2526 75 6/33 2.76 33.68 3 0
ODI 190 163 6466 5342 168 4/36 4.96 31.8 0 0
T20I 58 49 930 1187 48 4/15 7.66 24.73 0 0
IPL 145 105 2029 2682 92 4/29 7.93 29.15 0 0

Achievements of Shane Watson :

  • At the age of 19 he played for Tasmania.
  • At the age of 21 he done his ODI debut against South Africa.
  • At the age of 24 he made his test debut against Pakistan.
  • At the age of 24 he got selected for Ashes for the first time.
  • At the age of 25 he won the champions trophy.
  • At the age of 27 he joined Rajasthan Royals & won the IPL.
  • At the age of 28 he made his maiden test century against Pakistan.
  • At the age of 31 he become the man of the tournament.
  • At the age of 34 he won the 50 over world cup.
  • At the age of 35 he joined in Royal Challengers Bangalore.
  • At the age of 37 he was snatched by Chennai Super Kings & won the IPL.
Shane Watson Cricket Player Biography
Shane Watson Cricket Player Biography

Records Of Shane Watson :

  • Highest ODI score against Bangladesh in 2011.
  • He was the only player to score half a century in T20 match.
  • In 2012 T20 he scored highest runs, wickets and sixes.
  • In ICC event he won 4 consecutive man of the match award.
  • He was the first player to hit a century in a match and take wicket in the same T20 match.
  • In T20 he ranked number 1 for both the batting and all rounder.
  • He was the only player to won the man of the match award twice in the IPL.
  • For the Australian test, ODI and T20I, he was the only player to won the Australian player of the year award.

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Awards Of Shane Watson :

  • In 2008 he become the man of the tournament.
  • In 2009 he become the man of series and won champions trophy.
  • In 2012 he become the man of the series and won world T20.
  • In 2013 he become the most valuable player.
  • In 2010 and 2011 he won the Allan Border Medal.

Shane Watson on Social Media:

  • INSTAGRAM : @srwatson33
  • TWITTER      : @shanerwatson33
  • FACEBOOK    : @shanewatsoncricket

Shane Watson Hobbies & Favourites :

  • Hobbies                             : Playing Guitar and singing
  • Favourite Batsman           : Viv Richards, Chris Gayle, Virat Kohli, Mike Hussay, Steve Waugh, Mark Waugh, and Brett Lee
  • Favourite Bowler              : Glenn Mcgrath and Brett Lee
  • Favourite Food                  : Rajasthani Lamb dish, roasted chicken, and pizza
  • Favourite Destinations     : Maldives, Jaipur and Kenya
  • Favourite Actor                 : Russell Crowe
  • Favourite Actress              : Jacinta Stapleton

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