Popular Australian cricketer Shane Watson, who is well-known for hitting powerful shots while batting, has been ruled out of ongoing Bangladesh Premier League. The right arm fast bowler, who is famous as an all-rounder cricketer, won’t be playing in BPL 2017.
Australian Big Bash League team Sydney Thunder confirmed on Sunday that the Aussie will not play in Bangladesh Premier League. Watson was about to play for Dhaka Dynamites in this fourth season of BPL. Due to hamstring injury, the cricketer won’t be able to play in the league.
The right arm batsman, who is also popular for his tremendous bowling skill and talent, suffered the hamstring injury while playing for his local club Sutherland. It is still unconfirmed whether he will play in Big Bash League which is scheduled to start on 19th December this year.
Khaled Mahmud Shujon, head coach of Dhaka Dynamites, replaced Watson with Caribbean all-rounder cricketer Kieron Pollard. The West Indian player will continue to play for Dhaka’s team in the upcoming matches of Bangladesh Premier League.
Including Pollard as a replacement for Shane Watson, Dhaka Dynamites played its opening game against Sylhet Sixers. The team faced defeat in that match which Sylhet Sixers won by 9 wickets. BPL 2017 is scheduled to end on 12th December this year.