Shane Watson Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More
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Shane Watson Height, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Bio Real NameShane Robert Watson NicknameWatto and White shark ProfessionAustralian Cricketer (All-rounder) Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 183 cm in meters- 1.83 m in Feet Inches- 6’ 0” Weightin Kilograms- 93 kg in Pounds- 205 lbs Body Measurements- Chest: 44 Inches - Waist: 34 Inches - Biceps: 15 Inches Eye ColourLight blue Hair ColourBlonde Cricket International DebutTest- 2 January 2005 vs Pakistan in Sydney ODI- 24 March 2002 vs South Africa in Centurion T20- 24 February 2006 vs South Africa in Johannesburg Coach/MentorTerry Alderman Jersey Number#33(Australia) #33(IPL, County Cricket) Domestic/State TeamRajasthan Royals, Australia, New South Wales, Sydney Sixers, Brisbane Heat, Australians, Hobart Hurricanes, Canterbury, Sydney Thunder, Islamabad United, Royal Challengers Bangalore Nature on fieldVery Aggressive Likes to play againstNew Zealand and India Favourite ShotHit over mid-wicket Records (main ones)• Highest ODI score by an Australian batsman with unbeaten 185 off 96 balls against Bangladesh in 2011. • 2nd highest number of 6's in a ODI innings with 15. • He is the only player who had hit a half-century and take 3 wickets in a T20 match thrice. • Had highest runs, wickets and sixes in 2012 World T20. • Won 4 consecutive Man of the Match awards in ICC event. • 1st player to hit a century and take a wicket in the same T20 match. • Once ranked #1 for both batting and all-rounder rankings in T20 • Only player to have won the Man of the Tournament in IPL season twice. • Only player to have won the Australian Player of the Year award for the Australian Test, ODI and T20I. Career Turning PointPerformance in the 2001-02 Pura Cup (Sheffield Shield). Personal Life Date of Birth17 June 1981 Age (as in 2017)36 Years Birth PlaceIpswich, Queensland, Australia Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini NationalityAustralian HometownIpswich, Queensland, Australia SchoolIpswich Grammar School, Ipswich, Queensland CollegeNot Known Educational QualificationsNot Known FamilyFather- Bob Watson Mother- Barb Watson

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shane Watson

  1. Does Shane Watson smoke?: No

  2. Does Shane Watson drink alcohol?: Yes

  3. Watson is counted among the best All-rounder Australia has ever produced.

  4. Though he is a Queenslander, he initially played domestic cricket in Australia for Tasmania.

  5. His first Test wicket was Younis Khan.

  6. He has won the Allan Border medal twice.

  7. The opening batting pair of him and Simon Katich in Test matches averaged 54.39 together.

  8. In 2014, he was Australia’s highest paid cricketer.

  9. He had a nightmare of a batting period while facing Pakistan’s Wahab Riaz in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup quarter-final at Adelaide.

  10. In 2006, during the ICC Champions Trophy in India, his stomach pain (gastritis) was misunderstood by a heart-attack.

  11. He loves listening to Sweet child o’ mine by Guns N’ Roses before batting, and Battle scars by Guy Sebastian before bowling.

  12. Due to his back injury just before the 2003 ICC World Cup, he was replaced by Ian Harvey.

  13. He has 2 pet dogs: Bobbi and Clappo.

  14. He was the most expensive player in the 2016 IPL action as he was grabbed by Royal Challengers Bangalore for 9.5 Crore (INR) or $1.98m.

  15. During the 2008 Border-Gavaskar 3rd Test at Kotla, Delhi, he had a fight with Gautam Gambhir.

  16. In 2019, during a Big Bash League match, where Shane was representing Sydney Thunder, his son walks from the pavilion to the ground to take his father’s autograph.

A moment to remember for Shane Watson and his son Will! ❤ #BBL08 — KFC Big Bash League (@BBL) January 13, 2019



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