Shane Watson is as cool and calm as Rahul Dravid, says Rahane

Shane Watson's calm approach to the game has impressed Rajasthan Royals' teammate Ajinkya Rahane who says the Aussie has a style which is similar to Rahul Dravid.

updated: April 30, 2014 12:49 IST
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Abu Dhabi: Ajinkya Rahane rose to prominence while playing under Rahul Dravid in Rajasthan Royals and the right-handed batsman feels current skipper Shane Watson is as "cool and calm headed" as his predecessor.

"He (Watson) has been wonderful. In so many ways he is very similar to Rahul bhai as captain. Like him, Shane too is very calm in the middle and makes his decisions with a cool head," Rahane said after playing a key role in Rajasthan's thrilling Super Over win against Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL-7 here on Tuesday night. (Match report | Match Highlights | Scorecard)

"They both have the ability to hold their nerves in pressure situations and take their own time in making the right decisions."

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