Veteran Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has announced today that he would retire from international cricket at the end of the ongoing World Twenty20 tournament in India. He is 34 year old. He shared his decision to call it quits with teammates in Mohali, where Australia take on Pakistan in a World T20 group match on Friday,” Cricket Australia said. Mr. Watson had retired from Test cricket at the end of last year’s Ashes tour of England.
Mr. Shane Watson made his debut in year 2002 as an opening batsman and a reliable pacer. He also took 168 ODI wickets and holds the Australian record for the highest ODI score, an unbeaten 185 against Bangladesh in Dhaka in 2011. He has always been a dangerous player in the shortest format.
Watson was the last surviving player of the Australian golden era who played along the likes of Glenn McGrath, Shane Warne, Ricky Ponting and Adam Gilchrist.
So now lets discuss some questions related to this post which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Name the player who has announced his retirement from International Cricket yesterday ?
2. Cricketer Shane Watson is from which country ?
3. T20 World Cup tournament is going on in which country ?
Courtesy : Business Standard