Karachi: Australian great Shan Watson has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, ARY Sports reported.
The 39-year-old had retired from international cricket back in 2016, however, was very active in playing T20 franchise cricket all over the world.
In a Youtube video, he thanked his parents, teammates and coaches for all the unconditional support they gave him during his career.
This closing chapter is going to be so hard to top, but I am going to try.
I truly am forever grateful to have lived this amazing dream.
Now onto the next exciting one…#thankyou https://t.co/Og8aiBcWpE
— Shane Watson (@ShaneRWatson33) November 3, 2020
Watson played 343 T20 matches scoring 8821 runs and taking 216 wickets in his 16-year-career. He represented Australia in 59 Tests, 190 ODIs and 58 T20Is from 2005-2016.
Watson was an integral part of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), representing Islamabad United in 2016 and 2017. He was playing for Quetta Gladiators in the past two seasons.