Monday, 31 December 2018

Bill Watson, Australian Test cricketer, Died at 87

William James Watson was born on January 31, 1931, and died on December 31, 2018.

He was an Australian cricketer.

He played in four Tests in 1955. Watson was a right-hand opening batsman.

Watson scored 155 for New South Wales verse the MCC at Sydney in 1954-55 in his second top-notch coordinate.

To a great extent on the quality of that innings, and after just four top notch matches, he was chosen in the Sydney Test that started on 25 February 1955, opening with Colin McDonald.


Watson was made just 18 and 3, however, figured out how to inspire selectors enough that he was picked for the West Indies visit half a month later.

In spite of the fact that he scored 122 against Barbados, Watson neglected to discover shape against the West Indians in the Tests, scoring 27, 6, 22 not out, 30 and 0, and was dropped after the Fourth Test.

Watson was scored firmly for New South Wales in the 1956-57 household season, with 664 keeps running at 44.26.

The season incorporated his most elevated score, 206, at number five, in an innings triumph over Western Australia in Perth, and, opening the batting once more, 50 and 198 against Queensland in Sydney.

Watson was was chosen for an Australian group that visited New Zealand toward the finish of the season, however, made just 23 keeps running in four top-notch coordinates and was ignored for determination on the visit to South Africa in 1957-58.

In 14 coordinates in the following four seasons, Watson was made just 450 keeps running at 25.00, and he resigned after the 1960-61 season.

Bill Watson passed away at 87 years old.

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