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Shane Watson || 47 RUN || vs New Zealand || 2nd ODI || 2010

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Shane Watson is a former Australian cricketer and a former captain, who played all formats of the game. He played as a right-handed batsman and a right-handed fast-medium swing bowler. Shane Watson debuted in 2002 in a One Day International and retired in 2016[2] as world No. 1 T20I all-rounder. Shane Watson is the last player to retire from Australia's golden era of early 2000s.

Watson holds several records in T20Is. Shane Watson held the world No. 1 position for a record 150 weeks, including a record 120 consecutive weeks (13 October 2011[9] – 30 January 2014; and 31 January 2016[11] – 26 August 2016[12]) in T20I all-rounder rankings. Shane Watson is the only player to win Australian "Player of the Year" award in all formats and won 7 such awards in three formats(3 T20I, 3 ODI, 1 Test), which is the most by any player[14]

Shane Watson was declared man of the series in the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 for scoring a total of 249 with an average of 49.80, while taking 11 wickets with the ball.[15] He is the only player to win four consecutive Player of the Match Awards in ICC event history.[16] He has also been voted the man of the tournament in the IPL a record two times, and, according to Forbes, Watson was the highest-paid non-Indian cricketer in the world for five consecutive years, 2011 to 2015.

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