Shane Watson retires from Big Bash League as Sydney Thunder’s all-time leading run-scorer

Shane Watson, who retired from international cricket in 2016, brought an end to his career in the Big Bash League in hope of spending more time with his family.

Watson had signed a two-year extension with Sydney Thunder last year but on Friday made his decision to retire from the competition official in order to spend more time with his family.

Watson, who was earlier a part of Sydney Sixers and Brisbane Heat, joined the Thunder four years ago, making 40 of his 41 BBL appearances for the Thunder. The 37-year old, who captained the side in his last three years in the tournament, was the leading Thunder’s leading run-scorer with 1014 at 26.

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