Full name William James Watson
Born January 31, 1931, Randwick, Sydney, New South Wales
Current age 85 years 310 days
Major teams Australia, New South Wales
Batting style Right-hand bat
|Test debut||Australia v England at Sydney, Feb 25-Mar 3, 1955 scorecard|
|Last Test||West Indies v Australia at Bridgetown, May 14-20, 1955 scorecard|
|First-class span||1953/54 - 1960/61|
A right-hand opener, Bill Watson scored a hundred in his second first-class match against MCC at Sydney in 1954-55. He won selection for the final Test of that series, also at the SCG, making 18 and 3, and that earned him a place on the tour of West Indies which followed. He played a further three Tests in the Caribbean without any success, although he made some good scores in first-class matches.
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