I’m as hungry as ever to keep on learning: Shane Watson
Updated - Jun 20, 2016 2:56 pm
Australian veteran batsman Shane Watson admitted that he in inching to feature in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). This will be the Australian all-rounder’s maiden CPL appearance as he hungrier than ever to make a mark.
Watson featured for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and has been highly successful with the bat and ball. Despite not being able to perform in the final of the tournament against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), he is high on confidence with the number of wickets and the kind of bowling spells he delivered for RCB.
According to cricket.com.au, Watson who picked 20 wickets during his first stint with RCB in IPL 2016, has suggested that the success was a result of making a slight change in his bowling technique.
Apart from Watson, few other Australians will also be seen in action in CPL 2016 are the veteran batsman Mike Hussey, for batsman Brad Hodge, the Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year for 2015 Alex Ross, the 26-year old Chris Lynn and the young leg-spinner Adam Zampa.
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“I had made a few tweaks on the technical side of my bowling and mentally I was trusting my own instincts a bit more, which helped me achieve better consistency. I’ve had a better run of consistently better days than previously in my career. Even though one door has now closed on my career, I’m as hungry as ever to keep on learning, keep improving my own skills and hopefully keep on contributing to the team,” the recently turned 35-year-old said.
Watson didn’t get many opportunities with the bat in the power packed RCB line-up. But will be looking to transform his good form for his team in CPL 2016.