Pakistan icon Shahid Afridi crowns Australia player as one of the greatest all-rounders of modern day cricket

Shahid Afridi crowned Shane Watson as one of the great all-rounders in modern day cricket

Shahid Afridi: “You were one of the greatest all-rounders of modern day cricket, really enjoyed playing against you”

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Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has crowned Australia great Shane Watson as “one of the greatest all-rounders of modern day cricket”.

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An inspiration to many, Pakistan cricketer Kamran Akmal hails one of his favourite players

Kamran Akmal calls Shane Watson one of his favourite players

Kamran Akmal: “One of my favourite players Shane Watson bid farewell to all formats of cricket. Undoubtedly his career has been outstanding and been inspiration for many. Wish him all the very best for his future. Go well mate”

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Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal has called Australia all-rounder Shane Watson one of his favourite players.

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He was a nightmare for batsmen because he gave nothing to hit, Shane Watson says about beloved Pakistan bowler

Shane Watson said Shahid Afridi was a nightmare for the batsmen because he would give nothing to hit at all

Shane Watson: “Facing Boom Boom a lot throughout my career, you never felt like you would get a free ball to hit at all”

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Former Australia cricketer Shane Watson has said that it was a nightmare to face legendary Pakistan spin-bowling all-rounder Shahid Afridi since he gave away no freebies.

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‘He is the perfect T20 bowler’, Shane Watson says about mega famous Pakistan spinner

Shane Watson said Pakistan spinner Shahdi Afridi is the perfect T20 bowler

Shane Watson: “From a bowling perspective, he is the perfect T20 bowler. He is a wicket-taker but also he doesn’t go for many runs and that is a bowler you want in your team”

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Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson has lavished praise on Shahid Afridi, saying the well-known spinner “is the perfect T20 bowler”.

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Shane Watson reveals why he regrets sledging Pakistan seamer Wahab Riaz

Shane Watson revealed why he regrets sledging Wahab Riaz Australia Pakistan cricket

Shane Watson: “It was very silly and naive of me [that] I didn’t realise that Wahab Riaz could bowl that fast. I said something to him – because he kept playing and missing Mitchell Starc – so I ran past him and said, ‘Have you got a hole in your bat? Because you just keep missing the ball’”

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Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson has revealed that he regrets sledging Pakistan left-arm seamer Wahab Riaz during their famous battle in the quarter-final of the 2015 World Cup.

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Shane Watson reveals which Pakistan player it ‘would have been incredible’ to face

Shane Watson admitted it would have been incredible to face Wasim Akram Pakistan Australia cricket

Shane Watson: “I would have loved to have faced Wasim Akram in a Test match. I would have loved that. Opening the batting with the ball swinging at pace around 150kph each way. That would have been incredible no doubt”

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Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson has revealed that it “would have been incredible” to face legendary Pakistan left-arm seamer Wasim Akram.

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