Shane Watson

Shane Watson |Personal Life, Net worth, IPL Appearance

Shane Robert Watson (born 17 June 1981) is an Australian former cricketer who played for and occasionally captained the Australian national cricket team between 2002 and 2016. He was an all-rounder who played as a right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast-medium bowler. He was ranked as the world’s No. 1 all-rounder in Twenty20 International (T20I) for 150 weeks, including an all-time record of 120 consecutive weeks from 13 October 2011 to 30 January 2014. Shane began playing during the Australian team’s golden era in the early 2000s. He was the last player from this era to retire.

Personal life

Watson married broadcaster Lee Furlong. They have two children. In 2017, Watson launched a children’s sports clinic, Let’s Activate. It teaches the basics of sports skills, using songs, movement, dance, and sports activities. Watson has his own podcast called Lessons Learnt with the Greats.

In November 2019, he elected as the President of the Australian Cricketers’ Association.

Shane Watson’s Wife

The former Australian cricketer, Shane Watson married presenter Lee Watson, earlier known as Lee Furlong. She announced as the world’s No. 1 cricketer WAG by after a poll in 2009.

Net Worth

Shane Watson’s net worth is $40 Million.

Why Shane Watson is not playing in IPL 2021?

Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson, who has been a part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in all the previous 13 seasons, said that he is definitely going to miss the action this year but is looking forward to watching the tournament from afar. Posting a few photographs of him in India, Watson said nostalgically that he has been “reminiscing” about the time he has spent in his “second home”.