Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Bill Watson, the former cricketer of Australia and New South Wales teams batsman, passed away on Monday aged 87.

On 31 December 2018, just a day before the new year, Australia lost the oldest members of their cricket with the death of Bill Watson. The right-handed batsman made his Test debut for Australia in the 1954-55 in Ashes Series against England at the Sydney Cricket Ground.in a previous time Watson was included in the Australian team for the tour of Caribbeans and played 3 Tests without much any success.He also featured heavily in Sydney’s first grade cricket, playing 22 seasons from 1949 to 1972.

He played 258 first grade matches and made 10,757 runs at an average of 43.20 with the help of 16 centuries and 70 half-centuries.