Shane Watson scored 100 © AFP
Shane Watson scored 100 © AFP

Shane Watson playing for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) scored his third Indian Premier League (IPL) hundred. This was Watson’s first hundred for CSK, his first and second hundred came for Rajasthan Royals. Watson also become the second player to slam a hundred in IPL 2018; Chris Gayle’s 104* was the first, which he registered last evening. He now has joint-third most IPL hundreds; AB de Villiers and David Warner has 3 each.

Watson’s current score (106) is also the highest individual score in this years IPL edition. Watson played for RR from 2008 t0 2015, and then for Royals Challengers Bangalore (RCB) from 2016-2017 season. Watson also has a T20I hundred playing for Australia. From 107 IPL games, Watson has 2,861 runs at an strike-rate of 140.22.

This is also his highest IPL score. He has now moved up in the race for Orange Cap; currently behind Virat Kohli (201) and Sanju Samson (185). Interestingly, Watson is also the highest wicket-taker for CSK this season.