Cricket World Player of the Week – Shane Watson

 

The Cricket World Player of the Week this week is Shane Watson as he retires from all cricket in Australia.

Following the announcement that Shane Watson has retired from all cricket in Australia, we felt that it was fitting to recognise his achievements this week.

Currently playing in the IPL, for Chennai Super Kings, he has continued to play in T20 Tournaments around the world.

Shane Watson Australia career highlights include:

  • Australia’s 44th Test captain
  • Two Allan Border Medals
  • Three World Cups, including tournament victories in 2007 and 2015
  • Six World T20s, including player of the tournament in 2012
  • 17 one-day man of the match awards including four man of the series awards
  • Member of Sydney Thunder’s 2015/16 title-winning side
  • Only Thunder male player to score 1000 runs

  

BBL’s most successful allrounders

 

Name                      Matches        Runs             Wickets

 

Dan Christian          74                 1345               62

 

Marcus Stoinis        44                 1036               33

 

Shane Watson        41*                1031              19

 

*Includes a match with the Brisbane Heat

 

Most prolific Australian batting allrounders

 

Name                      Tests             Runs             Wickets

 

Steve Waugh          168                10,927           92

 

Shane Watson         59                 3731             75

 

 

 

Name                       ODIs             Runs             Wickets

 

Steve Waugh           325               7569              195

 

Shane Watson         190               5757              168

 

 

Shane Watson career statistics                   

 

                  Matches        Runs    HS       Ave            Wkts      Ave      BB

 

Tests                   59        3731    176      35.19         75          33.68     6/33

 

ODIs                  190        5757    185*    40.54         168        31.79     4-36

 

T20Is                   56        1462    124*    29.24          48         24.72     4-15

 

First Class         137        9451    203*    42.57          210       29.97     7-69

 

List A (OD)        265        7915    185*    38.60          213       33.15     4-36

 

T20s+               310         8027    124*    29.84          216       27.02     4-15

 

*Denotes not out

 

+Matches to 25 April 2019

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