IPL 2022: There is still some time left for the 15th season of the IPL to start. In such a situation, Delhi Capitals, captained by young wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant, have strengthened their preparations to win the trophy for the first time. For this, he has included Shane Watson, a former all-rounder of the Australian team and a part of Chennai Super Kings i.e. CSK, captained by MS Dhoni till IPL 2020, in his team for IPL 2022. However, this time he is not going to be seen as a player but as an assistant coach.
Have retired from all types of cricket
Shane Watson, who has represented many franchises in the IPL, had said goodbye to all forms of cricket in the year 2020 after CSK’s very disappointing performance. One of the most powerful all-rounders in world cricket, this player had already retired from international cricket, but now he has decided to try his hand at coaching. Watson has been included in this post in place of Mohammad Kaif.
Kaif was carrying out this responsibility since the year 2018. During his tenure, the team performed very well, it has also been very good. However, despite this, the team is still waiting for its first trophy. In such a situation, it will be very interesting to see in which direction Watson takes this team. Khud Watson has given information about being appointed as the assistant coach of Delhi Capitals through social media. He is expected to join the team by the end of this week.
Counted among the great all-rounders of IPL
Watson was part of the Rajasthan Royals team in the early years of the IPL. He made his team the champion of the Heer tournament held for the first time in the year 2008 on the basis of his excellent performance. He was associated with this team till 2015, while Royal Challengers Bangalore joined his team in the 2016 and 2017 seasons, while from 2018 to 2020, he was part of Chennai Super Kings, the team captained by MS Dhoni. are. During this, he gave Chennai his third trophy in the final of the year 2018 by playing a smashing century against Sunrisers Hyderabad. Also, everyone will remember that innings played against Mumbai in the final of IPL 2019 with an injured knee. However, in the final match, the Chennai team had to face defeat by one run.