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Shane Watson

Born: June 17, 1981 (age 39)

Height: 6' 0" (183cm)

Hometown: Ipswich, Australia
Nationality: Australia Australian

Role: All-rounder

Batting Style: Right-handed
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast medium
Shane Watson poses during an Australia portrait session in May 2015
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Career History
InternationalNational SideAustralia (2002-)
Test DebutJan 2, 2005 vs. Pakistan
ODI DebutMar 24, 2002 vs. South Africa
Sports Mole has 312 articles about Shane Watson. Articles 1 to 40:
England's Eoin Morgan demonstrates what men have on June 30, 2019
Eoin Morgan delighted to represent Dublin at Euro T20 Slam
The Dublin Chiefs' new captain on the latest T20 competition and why he does not believe an umpiring mistake gifted England the Cricket World Cup.
Jul 19, 16:39
MS Dhoni ahead of net session for India in 2018.
Can Chennai Super Kings begin 2019 edition of IPL with win?
Chennai Super Kings begin the defence of the IPL later this week, but can they produce back-to-back triumphs like they did back in 2010 and 2011?
Feb 19, 13:36
Shane Watson pictured in March 2016
Power failure thwarts Sydney Thunder as Big Bash clash is abandoned
Australian Shane Watson hit the first century of this year's tournament.
Jan 17, 12:20
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Four England players named in ICC team of the tournament
England have four players named in the ICC World Twenty20 Team of the Tournament after finishing as runners-up to the West Indies.
Apr 4, 12:11
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Result: Pakistan out of World T20 following 21-run defeat to Australia
Pakistan are out of the World Twenty20 after losing by 21 runs to Australia in their group match in Mohali.
Mar 25, 12:53
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Australia all-rounder Shane Watson announces international retirement
Australia all-rounder Shane Watson calls time on his international career, announcing that he will retire at the conclusion of the World Twenty20 in India.
Mar 24, 10:26
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Result: Australia avoid Bangladesh upset at World Twenty20
Usman Khawaja scores his first-ever Twenty20 fifty as Australia sneak past Bangladesh to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the World T20 semi-finals.
Mar 21, 17:31
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Result: Australia wrap up Twenty20 series in South Africa
Hashim Amla's unbeaten knock of 97 is not enough to stop South Africa losing the match and the Twenty20 series against Australia.
Mar 9, 19:46
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Jos Buttler to play for Mumbai Indians
Jos Buttler is bought by the Mumbai Indians in the first round of the Indian Premier League auction.
Feb 6, 18:54
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Result: Shane Watson's heroics count for little
Shane Watson becomes the second Australian to score a Twenty20 century, but India still run out winners in Sydney.
Jan 31, 12:12
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Result: India win first Twenty20 against Australia thanks to spinners
India win the first Twenty20 clash of the series against Australia by 37 runs in Adelaide.
Jan 26, 12:14
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Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson retires: Twitter tributes
Sports Mole takes a look at some of the Twitter reaction to the news of Mitchell Johnson's retirement from all forms of international cricket.
Nov 17, 15:57
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Hampshire confirm Shane Watson approach
Hampshire approach Shane Watson about the possibility of playing for the county next season.
Sep 10, 18:46
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Brad Haddin retires from Test cricket
Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin announces his retirement from Test cricket after 66 appearances in the longest format.
Sep 9, 03:17
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England bat first in third ODI, Jonny Bairstow replaces Jos Buttler
England win the toss in the must-win third one-day international against Australia and make one change, with Jonny Bairstow replacing Jos Buttler as wicketkeeper.
Sep 8, 13:40
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Shane Watson retires from Test cricket
Australian all-rounder Shane Watson announces his retirement from Test match cricket.
Sep 6, 11:23
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England need 310 to win second ODI against Australia
Solid scoring in the middle order helps Australia to reach 309-7 in the 49-overs-per-side one-day international against England at Lord's.
Sep 5, 14:59
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England set 306 to beat Australia in first one-day international
England are set a score of 306 to beat Australia in the first ODI at the Ageas Bowl.
Sep 3, 17:35
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Result: England claim five-run victory over Australia
England claim a five-run victory over Australia in the sides' only T20 international of the summer despite a standout knock of 90 from Aussie captain Steve Smith.
Aug 31, 18:14
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Eoin Morgan, Moeen Ali lead England to 182
Eoin Morgan and Moeen Ali show good form with the bat to help England to score 182 runs in their T20 clash with Australia.
Aug 31, 16:29
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Result: Australia beat Ireland in Belfast
Australia beat Ireland by 23 runs in Belfast following a lengthy rain delay as they salvage some pride following their Ashes defeat to England.
Aug 27, 23:24
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England unchanged for second Ashes Test
Australia draft in Mitchell Marsh and Peter Nevill for the second Test against England, while the Three Lions remain unchanged from last week's opener in Cardiff.
Jul 16, 11:02
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Alastair Cook: 'Australia are still favourites'
England captain Alastair Cook believes that Australia are "still probably favourites" to retain The Ashes.
Jul 15, 22:28
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Australia drop Shane Watson for second Ashes Test at Lord's?
Australia reportedly drop Shane Watson from the team for the second Ashes Test, which gets underway at Lord's on Thursday.
Jul 15, 06:37
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Kevin Pietersen: 'Shane Watson deserves another chance'
Kevin Pietersen believes that Shane Watson deserves another chance from Australia's selectors as reports continue to suggest that he will be dropped for the second Test.
Jul 15, 05:00
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Steve Waugh tips Mitchell Marsh to replace Shane Watson
Former captain Steve Waugh believes that Australia will replace Shane Watson with Mitchell Marsh for the second Ashes Test at Lord's.
Jul 14, 20:40
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Australia coach Darren Lehmann: 'We could make changes for second Test'
Australia coach Darren Lehmann hints that his side could make changes for the second Test of the Ashes series at Lord's following their 169-run defeat at Sophia Gardens.
Jul 13, 05:52
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Mark Wood hails "fantastic" England triumph in first Ashes Test
Bowler Mark Wood praises England for putting pressure on Australia during their victory in the first Ashes Test.
Jul 11, 17:28
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Result: England win first Ashes Test against Australia by 169 runs
England take a 1-0 series lead in The Ashes thanks to a 169-run win over Australia in the first Test in Cardiff.
Jul 11, 17:07
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Live Commentary: The Ashes - First Test, Day Four - as it happened
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage from day four of the first Test in the 2015 Ashes series.
Jul 11, 10:30
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England build on lead after blitzing through Australia's tail-end
England are in control of the first Test as they reach lunch on 21-1 with a 143 lead after dismissing Australia all out for 308 on day three in Cardiff.
Jul 10, 13:05
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Chris Rogers: 'Australia must dig deep to overcome England'
Chris Rogers acknowledges that "it is going to be hard work" for Australia to successfully overcome England in the first Ashes Test in Cardiff.
Jul 9, 22:40
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Australia big guns removed as England bowlers fight back
Australia finish day two of the first Ashes Test against England on 264-5, 166 runs behind the hosts' first-innings mark.
Jul 9, 18:42
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Australia bowl out England, make steady start before lunch
Chris Rogers and David Warner push Australia to 26-0 at lunch on day two of the second Ashes Test after England were bowled out for 430.
Jul 9, 13:06
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Team News: No surprises in England XI
England make no alterations to their team for today's first Ashes Test against Australia in Cardiff.
Jul 8, 10:42
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Mitchell Marsh feeling calm in bid for Ashes place
Mitchell Marsh insists that he is not worried about selection issues after impressing with another century for Australia ahead of The Ashes.
Jul 2, 02:22
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Shane Watson: 'Trevor Bayliss could give England edge'
Shane Watson believes that Trevor Bayliss could give England the edge with his knowledge of Australia ahead of The Ashes.
Jun 30, 03:16
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Shane Watson, Mitchell Marsh to fight it out for Ashes place
Darren Lehmann praises Shane Watson and Mitchell Marsh ahead of the first Ashes Test match and admits he faces a "tight" selection dilemma.
Jun 29, 05:20
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Mark Wood aims to give Shane Watson some hostile bowling
England bowler Mark Wood warns Australia's Shane Watson that he is targeting him in the Ashes series this summer.
Jun 29, 05:04
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Australia on brink of victory in second Test against West Indies
Australia take five wickets in the morning session of day four against the West Indies to leave them on the brink of victory in the second Test.
Jun 14, 18:12

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