Shane Watson Says He is Ready to Bat at any Position for Australia

Shane Watson missed Australia's recent matches due to ankle and calf ailments. He says he is now ready to play once again for Australia.

Updated: November 03, 2014 17:26 IST
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File Pic: Shane Watson has always shown his keen interest to bat at the top but now says he just wants to play for Australia once again.

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Sydney: Australian all-rounder Shane Watson, poised to return to the national team after a prolonged injury layoff, said on Monday that he is willing to bat in any position to help his team bounce back from their poor performance against Pakistan in the ongoing Test series.

Australia trail the two-match Test series 0-1 after losing the first match at Dubai by 221 runs. (Update: Pakistan crush Australia by 356 runs | Pakistan jump to third spot in team rankings)

Watson said that he is ready to bat at the crucial No.3 batting slot and the long layoff has given him a new perspective on cricket.

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