He will protect the rights of cricketers, most especially, women cricketers
Former cricketer Shane Watson is appointed as president of the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA). He will now lead the ten-member board. The 38-year-old is excited about his new job and it will be a new challenge to take. Watson wrote on his Twitter to express how he feels for his new duty.
‘I am truly honoured to be elected as the President of the ACA as it evolves into the future. I have big shoes to fill with the people who have gone before me and I am super excited about this opportunity to continue to give back to the game that has given me so much’, Watson wrote.
One of Watson’s agenda for his new job is to protect the rights of cricketers. He assured that the rights of Australia women cricketers are also covered with the policy.
‘Through a period of immense change, the players have been and will continue to be, a strong voice in protecting what’s made our game of cricket great, while embracing opportunities that change inevitably brings. This policy, amid a host of other changes, assures Australian women that cricket is a sport which can now support you and your family’, he said.
Watson announced his retirement in cricket in 2016, shortly after playing his last T20I match. He currently plays for Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League. To know more about the IPL, read the page on Betwala.
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