Shane Watson    Getty Images
Shane Watson Getty Images

Sydney Thunder skipper Shane Watson will play his final Big Bash League (BBL) season, as his three-year contract comes to an end. Watson is not sure if this season will be his last but is determined to give his best.

Watson smashed 184 off 151 balls in a grade match in October. He then followed it with a brilliant 114, including 16 sixes in a T20 match for Southerland. In an interview with cricket.com.au Watson shed light on his future.

The foundation of my batting is really strong

“When you’re hitting the ball well, it doesn’t matter what bowlers you’re facing,” Watson said.

“There’s always a step up (going from grade cricket to the BBL). The quality of the bowling consistently that you face in the Big Bash is a great challenge. It’s not until you step up to that next level that you really know (if you’re in form). But I know the foundation of my batting is really strong.”

In the last year of BBL, Watson scored 104 runs in six innings and took seven wickets with best figures of 3 for 23.

Watson expressed his feelings to continue playing as he believes he can contribute to the game with his form.

“We’ll just see how things pan out this summer and if I’m still loving playing and I still feel like I can contribute,” he said.

“If the Thunder still feel like I can contribute then I’ll keep going.”