|Batting style||Right-hand bat|
|5 wickets in innings||0||0|
|10 wickets in match||0||0|
Test debut: 25 February, 1955
He played in the Sydney Test commencing 25 February 1955, opening with Colin McDonald but only made 18 and 3, but managed to impress selectors enough that he was picked for the West Indies tour a few weeks later. Watson failed to find form against the West Indians in the Caribbean, averaging 21.25 in three innings and was dropped from the Australian team on the return home.