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Khulna Titans sign ex-Australian all-rounder Watson

  • Published at 12:27 am July 18th, 2019
Shane Watson

The Australian cricketer will be available for the full season of BPL T20 with the Khulna Titans

Bangladesh Premier League T20 franchise Khulna Titans have signed former Australia captain and all-rounder Shane Watson as one of their two direct overseas signings for the upcoming BPL 2019-20. 

The Australian cricketer will be available for the full season of BPL T20 with the Titans.

“Khulna Titans are excited to have 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 managing director Kazi Inam Ahmed on the occasion of having confirmed Watson’s availability for the next BPL.

Meanwhile, Watson sharing his excitement of having joined the Titans said, “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 finally be a part of it.

“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 Australian cricketer added.

The seventh edition of BPL T20 is scheduled to start in the first week of December this year.