The COVID-19 has brought the whole world to a standstill and in these tough times the Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is desperately hoping that the situation gets improved and the COVID-19 goes way from the world so that he can play for CSK franchise in the IPL 2020 “for at least one more year”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced the extension of lockdown till 3rd May in order to control the spread of COVID-19 Pandemic. PM addressed the nation earlier on 14th April and announced the extension of lockdown till 3 May claiming that social distancing is the only way to win this ‘Agni Pariksha’ this automatically means that the IPL 2020 will be postponed further.
38-year-old all-rounder cricketer, Shane Watson told CSK social media handles during a video chat. “Hopefully the things get back to normalcy in the next few days and I get a chance to play for at least one more time with CSK in the IPL 2020”. “To be able to share the love of CSK all round India and not just in Chennai. And this is a major motivation that makes me very proud and happy. It’s not just in Chennai but wherever we go the support we get is very strong”, added Shane Watson.
“I hope that this virus goes away and I could again get the joy of playing for CSK for some more time”, said the powerful all-rounder cricketer who resigned from International Cricket in the year 2016 and stood as Sydney Thunder Captain in the Big Bash League last year.
Shane Watson also highlighted that how he got cut on knees and bloody knee during the final a whopping 80 runs off just 49 balls and how he got out off the last ball of the match, with his team losing the historic match, CSK lost the historic clash to Mumbai Indians for just one run in Hyderabad.
“I had absolutely no idea that I got hurt on knees. It was only when I was running to make runs for CSK and got out in the last over resulting in the defeat of CSK in the final match. When I was walking off the pitch I saw the cut on my pants and blood on my knee”, narrated Watson. “I thought that due to my dive I got hurt in my knees but actually it was on another day when my wife told me I came to know there was blood on my pants like it was before the dive. There might have been a dive or doggy run in the first few overs, Shane Watson added.