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Shane Watson

Role All-rounder
Bats Right-handed
Bowls Right-arm medium fast
Nationality Australian

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Birth Date 17 June 1981
IPL debut 2008

Watson’s relationship with the Rajasthan Royals dates back to IPL 2008 which also helped him make an improbable comeback to international cricket. After being sidelined due to injuries, Watson decided to join the Royals and emerged the Player of the Tournament in the first edition of the tournament. Also known as ‘Watto’, he is an attacking batsman with a solid defense. An athletic fielder and a medium-pacer he can swing the ball and pick up useful wickets. The all-rounder has always played a crucial role in the Rajasthan Royals’ fortunes and in the absence of Rahul Dravid on the field he will play an even greater role in 2014 as the captain of the team.

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