Shane Watson

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Birthday
17, 1981
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1981 (age 38)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Australian all-rounder who found success in all three formats of the game. He was named Australian ODI and T20 Player of the Year three times each and Test Player of the Year once, and he also won two Allan Border Medals.

Before Fame

He earned a scholarship to the AIS Australian Cricket Academy and made his domestic first-class debut with Tasmania.

Trivia

He won four consecutive Player of the Match Awards during the 2012 ICC World Twenty20; he was also named Player of the Series. He was the top-ranked T20 all-rounder for 120 consecutive weeks from late 2011 to early 2014.

Family Life

He married Lee Furlong, a former presenter with Fox Sports. He has two children.

Associated With

He was the highest-earning non-Indian cricketer in 2012, behind Virender Sehwag and ahead of fellow Aussie Michael Clarke.