Shane Watson in IPL: Australian all-rounder Shane Watson’s birthday is today (June 17). He is 41 years old. Watson, who played the role of an important all-rounder in the Australian team for a long time, has also made a lot of color in the IPL. He has 3874 runs and 92 wickets in his name in IPL. From Rajasthan Royals to Chennai Super Kings, he has always been a match-winning player for his teams. Today on his birthday, we are presenting his 5 unmatched IPL innings..
IPL 2013: Shane Watson was a part of Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2013. Chasing a target of 145 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad in a match of this season, he scored 98 runs off 53 balls. Watson had rained fours and sixes on every side of the field in this match. Rajasthan won this match by 8 wickets with 13 balls remaining.
IPL 2013: Century against Chennai Super Kings
In a match against Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2013, Rajasthan Royals scored 185 runs losing 4 wickets while batting first. Of these, 101 runs belonged to Shane Watson. Watson scored this century in just 61 balls with the help of 6 fours and 6 sixes. However, Rajasthan Royals were defeated in this match.
IPL 2015: Century against Kolkata Knight Riders
Shane Watson scored 104 runs in 59 balls against Kolkata in IPL 2015. His explosive innings included 9 fours and 5 sixes. Thanks to Watson’s innings, Rajasthan batted first here and scored a huge total of 199 runs. In reply, Kolkata’s team could score only 190 runs.
IPL 2018: Century against Rajasthan Royals
Shane Watson was included in the squad of Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2018. This time he scored a brilliant century against his old team. Batting first, Chennai made a score of 204 runs thanks to Watson’s 106 runs off 57 balls. In reply, Rajasthan’s team was reduced to 140 runs.
IPL 2018: Century against SRH
Watson played another memorable innings in the 2018 IPL. Chasing a target of 179 against Sunrisers Hyderabad, he added 117 runs in just 57 balls. This innings included 11 fours and 8 sixes. This explosive innings gave Chennai a victory by 8 wickets with 9 balls to spare.