IPL 2017: Bangalore All-Rounder Shane Watson Admits To ‘Worst-Ever’ Year In The League

When you think of RCB [Royal Challengers Bangalore], you may not always begin by thinking of Shane Watson. With big guns like skipper Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle preceding him in the line-up the Australian often ends up playing a bit role. That said, there is no doubting his credentials as a cricketer and time and again he has come to the aid of his franchises, including the India Premier League (IPL) or for his country.

"It's not difficult playing under this sort of pressure in franchise cricket because it's what I've been used to," the newspaper quotes Watson as telling ESPNcricinfo.

"It's not difficult playing under this sort of pressure in franchise cricket because it's what I've been used to," the newspaper quotes Watson as telling ESPNcricinfo. 

"Whether it's playing cricket for your country, because there's a lot of pressure on you performing well and helping your country win.

"And then the IPL that's what I've been exposed to since 2008 being someone who the team relies on and you have to perform. And it doesn't always work out that you perform.

"You certainly don't perform every game.

"And this year, for me personally, has been my worst IPL I've ever had."

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