Cricket fraternity pays tribute to Watson on his Test retirement

New Delhi, Sept.6(ANI): The cricketing fraternity payed their tributes to retiring Australian cricketer Shane Watson, who has bid adieu from Test cricket.

Australian skipper Steven Smith Tweeted saying, “59 Test matches for Australia is an incredible achievement. @ShaneRWatson33 you should be really proud of everything you’ve accomplished.”

Former Australian pacer Brett Lee also congratulated Watson on his magnificent test career, adding that it was a pleasure watching him playing.

“Congrats to @ShaneRWatson33 on an outstanding test career for Australia! It has been a pleasure and privilege to be your team mate!,” Australian spinner Nathan Lyon tweeted.

Queensland Bulls player Chris Hartley wished him for his brilliant career, saying that he is one of the honest and passionate player.

Watson appeared in 59 Tests since his debut in 2005 against Pakistan, scoring 3731 runs at an average of 35.19.His highest runs of 176 came against England in 2013.

He recently scored 34 runs against England in the second ODI at Lord’s in London. (ANI)

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