Cricket teammates work together to make a phenomenal catch

Royal Challengers Bangalore teammates Shane Watson and David Wiese made a sensational play to rob Shreyas Iyer at the boundary in an Indian Premier League match. Iyer's hit would have counted for six runs if it crossed over the boundary on the fly, and Watson couldn't slow down his momentum after making a tremendous over the shoulder catch. Just before crossing the rope, Watson tossed...
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April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Australia, India face off at WT20 for semifinal spot

MOHALI, India (AP) Australia allrounder Shane Watson is excited at the prospect of taking on India in what amounts to a knockout game at the World Twenty20 to decide which team reaches the semifinals. Australia's 21-run win over Pakistan on Friday eliminated the 2009 champion and set up Sunday's game against India. Both teams have two wins from three matches in Group 2, meaning...
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March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Shane Watson announces end of international cricket career

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has announced the end of his 14-year international cricket career. Cricket Australia said Thursday that the 59-test veteran would retire from international career at the conclusion of the World Twenty20 in India. Watson said he will continue to play domestic Twenty20 tournaments for the Sydney Thunder. The 34-year-old...
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March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Watson bought by Bangalore for $ 1.4 million at IPL auction

BANGALORE, India (AP) Australia allrounder Shane Watson was the costliest buy at the Indian Premier League auctions Saturday as he was picked up for $1.4 million by Royal Challengers Bangalore. Watson went for five times his base price and will join the likes of Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle who have been retained by Bangalore. Watson, who struck an unbeaten 124...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Watson ton in vain as India completes 3-0 T20 whitewash

SYDNEY (AP) Australia captain Shane Watson struck the second-highest Twenty20 international score ever but his 124 not out went in vain as a combined batting effort helped India score a thrilling last-ball victory to complete a 3-0 whitewash on Sunday. Opener Rohit Sharma (52), Virat Kohli (50) and Suresh Raina (49 not out) helped India reach 200-3 in reply to Australia's 197...
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January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

2012 top pick Watson nearing return following rehab and suspension

Shane Watson, image- Jay Floyd The six-man rotation that has been so reliable for the Class A Lakewood BlueClaws this season is facing a possible shake up in the coming week. Barring any weather disruptions, the BlueClaws will play their 50th game of the season on Tuesday.  That’s also the day the Phillies’ 2012 first round draft pick, Shane Watson, who is serving a 50-game...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Watson progressing in rehab with Extended Spring team

Shane Watson, image- Jay Floyd Phillies righty pitching prospect Shane Watson was back on the mound on Monday, throwing four innings worth of action for the team’s extended spring training club in Clearwater, FL. Against the Yankees XST team, the 21-year-old tossed 12 outs, pitching three innings, but staying on the mound for an additional three outs, to reach his predetermined...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Morgan, Watson Get Shoulder Surgery, Arroyo, Numbers

It has been announced that Phillies pitching prospects Adam Morgan and Shane Watson have undergone shoulder surgery and will miss most of the 2014 season. Shoulder surgery is never something one should enjoy hearing about with a young pitcher. Tommy John surgery may carry longer a longer road to recovery...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Watson to Ungergo Shoulder Surgery

Shane Watson, image- Jay Floyd To follow up on a previous story, Phillies right-handed pitching prospect Shane Watson learned this week that rehab would not be enough to allow his ailing shoulder to return to form and he’ll require surgery. Watson, the Phils’ top draft choice in 2012, missed time during the regular season with a shoulder issue, but had rehabbed through the fall...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect Watson Has Shoulder Setback

Watson with Lakewood in 2013, image- Jay Floyd Righty pitching prospect Shane Watson is dealing with another setback related to his throwing shoulder. The Phillies’ first round draft choice from 2012 visited team physician Michael Ciccotti in Philadelphia this week and was diagnosed with an enlarged capsule. Watson is back in Florida and is slated to rehab the injury through early...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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