Chennai Super Kings (CSK) talismanic batsman Shane Watson showed his humbleness. The former Australian all-rounder went on to unveil why he is a down-to-earth personality when he hugged a CSK bus driver.
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After taking Chennai to their third IPL title, Watson made his way to the bus – to go back to the team hotel.
Watson gave a hug to the Super Kings bus driver who was standing near the bus door. Meanwhile, the right-hander opener played a match-winning knock of 117 runs off just 57 balls in the final against Hyderabad.
Watson was in prolific form in this season of the IPL 2018. The veteran Australian batsman scored 555 runs in the 15 matches he played for the Men in Yellow.
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However, a lot of question marks were raised as Watson didn’t have the best of the previous season for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
Watson has a prolific season for CSK:
Meanwhile, as his form improved in the Big Bash League (BBL) and Pakistan Super League (PSL), Chennai think tank considered him.
Eventually, Watson was able to deliver the goods with the bat while opening the batting for CSK.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led team was able to come up with a collective team effort to win the championship.
Chennai also maintained a good momentum in the league matches as they went on to win nine matches out of the 14.
Photo by: Vipin Pawar /SPORTZPICS for BCCIChennai success was a melange of the experience of the veterans and the exuberance of the youth. Ambati Rayudu, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni and Watson came up with the batting performances.
On the other hand, young bowlers like Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, and Lungi Ngidi also did the trick for the team.
Here is the video of Shane Watson hugging CSK’s bus driver: