Australian all-rounder Shane Watson joins Khulna Titans for the Upcoming season of Bangladesh Premier League. He was retired from international cricket and also from Big Bash League. But Shane Watson is playing in some freelancer t20 Leagues. He is playing for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. Now Shane Watson signs for Khulna Titans. He had signed for Dhaka Gladiators ahead of the 2017 BPL season but did not participate on account of an injury.
“I am super excited to join the Khulna Titans for the upcoming Bangladesh Premier League season. The BPL is a tournament that I have always wanted to play in and now I finally get my chance. There are so many great cricketers playing in the BPL from the local Bangladesh stars to the overseas superstars, so it is going to be very special to be a part of it finally,” Shane Watson said.
“The other very special thing for me is to have the chance to play in front of the incredible Bangladesh cricket loving fans again. The coaching and management team at the Khulna Titans are putting together an amazing squad, so hopefully we can bring home that title that we have always been looking for,” the He added.
“Khulna Titans is excited to have Shane Watson join the franchise. He is a true champion, having won many titles for his country and the franchise teams he has represented around the world. His experience and his winning mentality will contribute significantly to the team. Hopefully, Shane will propel us to the title that we have been working so hard for,” said Khulna Titans Managing Director Kazi Inam Ahmed.
Shane Watson has played 316 T20 matches and scored 8182 runs at a strike rate of 138.74 and taken 216 wickets. He is also playing in Pakistan Super League.