Fatherhood has helped me move on from 'homework-gate', says Shane Watson

The cricketer said being a father had helped him move on from the "fractured relationships" in the team, the infamous 'homework-gate' and a public denouncement that he was not always a team-man.

updated: April 28, 2013 14:54 IST
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Jaipur: Shane Watson was a man in turmoil when he left the tour of India last month after being disciplined by the team management but the Australian all-rounder says he forgot his troubles as soon as he had his new-born child in his arms.

Watson was one of the six Australian players who were suspended for a match after failing to complete a presentation sought by coach Mickey Arthur during the disastrous tour which ended in a 0-4 thrashing for the visitors.

The imposing all-rounder left the tour immediately and threatened to re-evaluate his future. But he eventually changed his mind and came back to lead the side in the absence of an injured Michael Clarke.

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