Team more united now: Watson

Published: 25th March 2013 09:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th March 2013 09:06 AM   |  A+A-

Shane Watson, who had a stand-off with skipper Michael Clarke and coach Mickey Arthur after the second Test at Hyderabad, admitted that it was a little bit rocky but for a day. But according to Watson, Clarke and Arthur had to take a decision.“At that time I wasn’t happy with the decision that was made but we had a chat and moved on. We are excited about the future that’s coming up.’’ He added by saying: “It has been a shot in the arm for just about the whole group let alone the Mohali four. It has been a big shot in the arm for us to be able to galvanise the team.’’

However, that incident helped him go back home for the birth of his little boy. “It’s a different feeling after the few days I had at home for the birth of my little boy. It has been amazing to see how the team has come together. There was a bit of collateral damage with a few of us going down and missing a Testh. What has come out of it has been a very united group.”

Watson said he loved to lead the Australian team but would give back the reigns once Michael Clarke is back from injury. “I’ve loved the last three or four days. Whatever I asked of the team, everyone gave absolutely everything. That’s all you can ask for.”


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