20 Nov 2013

Watson ready to bowl in first Ashes test

4:26 pm on 20 November 2013

The Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has confirmed he's fit to bowl in the first Ashes cricket Test starting in Brisbane tomorrow.

Watson has been troubled by a hamstring injury, and while he was set to bat, it did cast doubt over his ability to bowl.

He bowled for 15 minutes in the nets yesterday and says he's now confident he'll be able to bowl in match conditions....