SHANE WATSON: IPL'S SUCCESS STORY
Cricket Today|November 06, 2020
The announcement from Watson that he is retiring from cricket may have come as a bit of a shock decision to a few...
SREELATA S. YELLAMRAZU
He might have been on the wane in his final season. But the Australian all-rounder is the veritable success story of the Indian Premier League.The announcement from Watson that he is retiring from cricket may have come as a bit of a shock decision to a few. Given his age and also, the fact that he has had a limited role to play with the Chennai Super Kings, have undoubtedly played a role in that decision. But he is still the blue-eyed boy when the IPL wants to sell the idea that this is what dreams are made of.

Watson began his IPL journey with the little known Rajasthan Royals. Under Shane Warne who played dual roles of captain and virtual coach, the Australian all-rounder who had a stunted career with the national team blossomed into an impactful player almost immediately.

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