The 40-year-old joins the DC teaching workers comprising Ricky Ponting (Head Coach), Pravin Amre (Assistant Coach), Ajit Agarkar (Assistant Coach) and James Hopes (Bowling Coach).
“The IPL, the very best T20 event on this planet. I’ve obtained unimaginable reminiscences as a participant, initially with Rajasthan Royals successful it in 2008, led by the unimaginable man Shane Warne, RCB after which CSK,” Watson stated in an announcement issued by DC.
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“I’ve obtained unimaginable reminiscences as a participant, and now teaching alternatives. It is come to have the ability to work beneath the good Ricky Ponting. He was a tremendous chief as a captain, and now to have the ability to coach beneath him.
“He is likely one of the greatest coaches on this planet now. So, for me to have the ability to study the ropes beneath Ricky, I’m actually excited,” he added.
Thought of among the best all-rounders in white ball cricket, Watson has been part of Australia’s two World Cup-winning campaigns within the 50-over format — in 2007 and 2015.
On the 2012 T20 World Cup, he was named Participant of the Match.
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Watson has over 7000 runs, and greater than 200 wickets to his title in restricted overs cricket, having represented Australia in 190 ODIs and 58 T20Is.
Within the Indian Premier League, he has performed for Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Tremendous Kings and received the title twice — with RR in 2008 and with CSK in 2018.