IPL: Rahul Dravid Helped me Evolve as a Cricketer, says Rajasthan Royals skipper Shane Watson

Shane Watson, who is leading the Rajasthan Royals in the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League, also praised his predecessor and team mentor Rahul Dravid for his contribution to the team.

updated: May 12, 2014 20:05 IST
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Bangalore: Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Watson said on Monday, having former India skipper Rahul Dravid as team mentor has helped him develop as a cricketer quickly. (RCB vs RR: As it happened)

"To have Rahul as a mentor is unbelievable. My development is certainly continuing to evolve very quickly because of having him there. For me personally, I am extremely lucky to have him around," Watson told reporters in Bangalore. (James Faulkner gives RCB a sense of 'Deja Vu')

"It was also an honour to have played with Dravid in the past," he added.

Talking about James Faulkner, who played a blinder of innings last night against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Watson said the Tasmanian is continuing to evolve as a genuine all rounder for Australia.

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