Shane Watson is one of the best all-rounders to have performed cricket. The burly Australian has a plethora of titles to his identify whereas enjoying an integral half in the success of the nationwide staff. Even in the IPL, Watson has at all times been a goal for prime groups. After going through a host of prime bowlers and tormenting a lot of them in his profession, Watson retired from worldwide cricket in 2016 however continued to play franchise cricket.
He is turning out for Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2020 and is an vital cog in the wheel for his or her success.
Watson was just lately requested to call his list of the highest 5 bowlers to have performed T20 cricket. And who did he choose? There had been some attention-grabbing selections.
“The first one in my prime 5 T20 bowlers of all time is the best T20 bowler, Lasith Malinga… His execution of yorkers is one thing that has not been seen earlier than and may not be seen once more for a lengthy interval of time,” Watson stated in a video on T20 Stars’ Youtube channel.
“Number two is Shahid Afridi. I’m simply speaking about his bowling proper now, he is clearly an extremely dynamic batsman however from bowling perspective, he is the right T20 bowler. He is a wicket-taker but in addition, he doesn’t concede that many runs. And that is a T20 bowler you at all times want in your staff,” he added.
Watson was all reward for Indian tempo spearhead Jasprit Bumrah as he maintained that regardless of being 26 years previous, Bumrah’s influence has been “completely phenomenal”.
“He, for me, is an all-round bundle. He is solely 26 in the meanwhile however the dominance that he has had in T20 cricket as far as a bowler is completely phenomenal,” Watson stated.
“He has received pace, he can swing the bowl each methods, he has received a nice change of tempo, his execution of his yorkers is unbelievable as effectively… Facing him is a huge problem, he has received so many various excessive-high quality bowling choices and you bought to be completely in your recreation to have the ability to rating and put him beneath strain. I’m positive he can be completely nice on the finish of his profession in T20 cricket alone with unbelievable abilities that he has received,” he added.
Watson named CSK teammate Dwayne Bravo and Sunil Narine as the opposite two bowlers in his list of all-time greats.