In the second Test of South Africa's tour, held at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Warne took ten wickets in a Test for the first time in his career. [105], In 2013 Warne was fined $4500 and banned for one match for using obscene language, making "inappropriate physical contact with a player or official" (Marlon Samuels) and "showing serious dissent at an umpire's decision" during a BBL match against Melbourne Renegades. ... IPL 2020: Shane Warne reappointed as Rajasthan Royals mentor. Conversely, he has struggled against India, particularly against Sachin Tendulkar: his bowling average against India is 47.18 runs per wicket, compared with his overall average of 25. [113] He also was hit for the most sixes by the time he retired, but Warne does not like to be hit for single figures, because he has to plan for two batsmen at the same over.[109]. However, on 22 August 1992, he took the last three Sri Lankan wickets without conceding a run in the second innings precipitating a second innings collapse and contributing to a remarkable 16-run Australian win. [69], In the 2001–02 Australian summer, Australia played home series against New Zealand and against South Africa. [155], Just before the start of the 1999 World Cup, he was given a fine and a two-match suspended ban by the International Cricket Council for telling a newspaper about Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga that: "There is plenty of animosity between Arjuna and myself. Hatzoglou has come up the ranks over the last few years. He started the concept of 'horses for courses' during IPL 2008. Shane Warne is the latest name to throw his weight behind the chorus of support for the Big Bash's newest cult hero, Peter Hatzoglou. [99] For his performances in 2006, he was named in the World Test XI by the ICC and Cricinfo. For the time being, he has gotten to rub shoulders with the likes of Finch, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Nabi, and Rilee Rossouw among others. Warne combined the ability to turn the ball prodigiously, even on unhelpful pitches, with unerring accuracy and a variation of deliveries (notable among these being the flipper) In the latter stages of his career, variation was less evident, despite regular press conferences announcing a "new" delivery for each series he participated in. Steve Waugh was appointed as Taylor's replacement, while Warne was promoted to the position of vice-captain. Warne also does promotional work for hair-loss-recovery company Advanced Hair. [152] Hurley and Warne's engagement was confirmed in late 2011. Warne is also noted for his exuberant (and sometimes effective) lower-order batting, once famously being dismissed for 99 with a reckless shot on what was later shown to be a no-ball. Following the ban, he was named Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for the year 2004 in the 2005 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. "Pat Cummins and the resting, I’m a little bit disappointed," Warne said on Fox Cricket. However, in an ODI in December 2002, he suffered a shoulder injury. [154], In early December 1998, the Australian Cricket Board revealed that three years earlier it had fined Warne and Mark Waugh for accepting money from a bookmaker (allegedly a man named John who was Sri Lankan according to Shane Warne in his autobiography) for giving information about pitch and weather conditions. He had been scheduled to appear in the 2008 English cricket season, but in late March 2008 he announced his retirement from playing first-class cricket in order to be able to "spend more time pursuing interests outside of cricket". [57], After his World Cup performances, Warne was retained as Australia's vice-captain for the tours of Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe later in 1999. [107], After an inauspicious start to his Test career, Warne revolutionised cricket thinking with his mastery of leg spin, which many cricket followers had come to regard as a dying art due to its immense difficulty of execution. [80], In February 2003, a day before the start of the World Cup, Warne was sent home after a drug test during a one-day series in Australia returned a positive result for a banned diuretic. He started in the lower elevens and over a number of seasons progressed to the first eleven. [65] Australia lost the series 2–1. [143], On 7 May 2006, the News of the World tabloid newspaper published pictures of Warne standing in his underwear with models Coralie Eichholz and Emma Kearney, as well as explicit text messages allegedly from Warne. "It was said of Augustus that he found Rome brick and left it marble: the same is true of Warne and spin bowling. Warne's 14 wickets at an average of 30.07 was a marked improvement on his previous performances in India, when in six Tests he had taken 20 wickets at an average of 52 runs each. Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga commented in an interview that, 'a bowler with Test average of more than 300 came and snatched the victory from our hands'. He was the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the Worldin 1997 (Notional Winner). Shane Warne’s all-India IPL XI: Rohit Sharma, Virender Sehwag, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, ... (MI) player has taken 154 wickets in 110 matches, averaging 19.01 per wicket. Shane Warne was the second highest wicket-taker, just three less from his teammate Sohail Tanveer, who got the Purple cap. [144], On 1 April 2007, Warne and his wife were reported to be getting back together. The program debuted on 24 November 2010, with Warne interviewing James Packer. In the early 1990s, with the West Indies on the wane, Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram of Pakistan were assuming the mantle of the world's most feared bowling combination. [70] He took 17 wickets in the three Tests against South Africa—more than any other player—including a five-wicket haul (5/113) in the first innings of the first Test. Read about Shane Warne's Profile, Latest News, Articles, Career updates only on ESPNcricinfo.com. [145] However, in September 2007, Simone returned to Australia from England after her husband had accidentally sent a text message meant for another woman to her phone.[146][147]. Widely considered as one of the greatest bowlers in cricket history, Warne was named one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in the 1994 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. [11], Following his retirement from international cricket, Warne played a full season at Hampshire in 2007. Expenses for staging gala dinners, celebrity cricket matches and annual poker tournaments that were its signature fundraising events had spiraled out of control. In February 2018, the Rajasthan Royals appointed Warne as their Team Mentor for the IPL 2018. He was later chosen to train at the AIS Australian Cricket Academy in 1990 in Adelaide. Warne again bowled well in the second innings in the third Test, and took the final wicket of Monty Panesar as Australia regained the Ashes. His treatment of South African batsman Daryll Cullinan was such that Cullinan was said to have sought the help of a therapist to overcome Warne's psychological hold. Find Warne's Records, Biography, Centuries, Runs, wickets. Furthermore, from 1976 until the early 1990s, the West Indies had lost only one (ill-tempered and controversial) Test series with a bowling attack almost exclusively comprising fast bowlers. [129], In 2009 Warne started an underwear line called Spinners. [106], In 2007, Cricket Australia and Sri Lanka Cricket decided to name the Australia- Sri Lanka Test cricket series, Warne–Muralidaran Trophy in honour of Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan.[156]. [55], In 2013, Warne was fined $4,500 and banned for one match for using obscene language, making inappropriate physical contact with a player or official (Marlon Samuels) and showing serious dissent at an umpire's decision during a BBL match. He was the leading wicket taker for the six-Test series, with 34. [138], Since his retirement, Warne had been doing "work for the Shane Warne Foundation... [which] assists seriously ill and underprivileged children". [136], Warne has three children named Brooke, Summer and Jackson, with his former wife Simone Callahan. Melbourne Renegades, having lost 10 out of their 13 matches, aren’t left with any chance of qualifying for the 2020-21 Big Bash League (BBL) playoffs. Shane Warne was captain of the victorious Rajasthan Royals side in the inaugural edition of IPL back in 2008. [121], In 2005, Warne signed a lucrative multi-year sponsorship deal[122][123] with Messages On Hold. Shane Warne dual role in Rajasthan Royals IPL 2020. [21] He took 1/150 (Ravi Shastri caught by Dean Jones for 206) off 45 overs. Warne got the best out of everyone. Shane Warne: How the IPL redefined cricket 'They're not protesters, they're terrorists:' The NBA reacts strongly to the US Capitol riot The WNBA Dream that turned into a political triumph [29], Australia sought to retain The Ashes when England toured for a five Test series in 1994–95. Warne took 12 wickets in the preliminary phases of the tournament as Australia qualified for a semi-final against South Africa. While the match became notable for the dramatic fashion in which it finished, Warne was the man of the match, dismissing four key South African batsmen: Herschelle Gibbs, Gary Kirsten, Hansie Cronje and Jacques Kallis. Finding Indian food not to his liking, he had spaghetti and baked beans flown in from Australia. "[110] Warne does this by having a relaxed 'two finger up, two down grip' with the ball not hitting the top part of the palm. In fact, of all Test cricketers Warne has scored the most Test runs without having scored a century, with two scores in the nineties being his best efforts (99 and 91). [140], Warne was criticised in the press for text messaging a woman while on tour in South Africa, accused of sending lewd and harassing messages, but the woman who made the claims was subsequently charged with extortion in her own country. [61], Warne joined English county side Hampshire in 2000 and played for them during the year's English summer. [66] In the northern summer of 2001, Warne made his third Ashes tour and took 31 wickets in the five-Test series, which Australia won 4–1. [60] In the first Test of the series at Eden Park, he surpassed Dennis Lillee (with 355 wickets) as Australia's leading ever wicket-taker. Despite leading a side that lacked marquee players, Warne led them to a maiden title. Warne, who had lost weight over the previous months, took 27 wickets, was named the player of the series, and was man of the match in the first Test (with 11 wickets) and the third Test (with eight wickets). He also grabbed his 150th test wicket, a caught-and-bowled off Alec Stewart. Download Images Watch Videos online [12] He played in the first four seasons (2008-2011) of the Indian Premier League for the Rajasthan Royals, where he played the roles of both captain and coach. “I think there would be a lot of interest in Hatzoglou around the world. Pakistan batted first, and were all out for only 132; Warne took 4/33. [148][149] Although the relationship with Hurley at first seemed short-lived following the disclosure of Warne texting salacious messages to a married Melbourne businesswoman,[150][151] the couple created a media frenzy when Hurley later moved into Warne's Brighton mansion. His Indian spin counterpart Harbhajan Singh was the man of the series with 32 wickets at an average of 17.03. Warne is also third overall in the most international test ducks. The elevation of Ponting—five years younger than Warne—appeared to extinguish any prospect of Warne ever being appointed to captain Australia. In a career that spanned over 16 years, Warne has taken a record 1,001 wickets form 339 internationals at 25.51. On 13 July 2005, Nine announced it would not renew Warne's commentating contract, worth around A$300,000 annually, due to incidents in his private life. Warne took 10 wickets over the three-Test series at an average of 50.50. [74], Australia played a three-Test series against Pakistan in October 2002, held in neutral Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates. He retired from international cricket in January 2007, at the end of Australia's 5–0 Ashes series victory over England. Warne's history of high-profile marital infidelities inspired Australian singer-songwriter Kevin Bloody Wilson's 2003 music video entitled "The Shane Warne Song" as well as lines in Tim Minchin's "Some People Have It Worse Than Me" and "The JLA Song". His poor form continued in the first innings against Sri Lanka at Colombo, in which he recorded 0/107. [7] His career was plagued by scandals off the field, including a ban from cricket for testing positive for a prohibited substance, charges of bringing the game into disrepute by accepting money from bookmakers and sexual indiscretions. A lot of the franchises over there will look at him and go ‘Wow, he could be a real handful in India’” Warne was quoted as saying on Fox Sports. A year after retiring, Shane Warne was named the skipper of Rajasthan Royals in the inaugural IPL edition. In 2007, Warne appeared in the final episode of Series 4, playing "Wayne", a Shane Warne impersonator who marries Sharon. [142] He was also involved in an altercation with some teenage boys who took a photo of him smoking; Warne had accepted a sponsorship of a nicotine patch company in return for quitting smoking. [8], He was named as a bowler in Australia's "greatest ever ODI team". Shane Keith Warne (born 13 September 1969) is an Australian cricket commentator and former international cricketer who captained the Australian national team in One Day Internationals (ODI). [124] Several media sources, and even Messages On Hold's own promotional materials quote him as saying, "Trust me with this recommendation—I know a thing or two about spin."[125]. The Stars qualified for the semi-finals of the tournament, and Warne took seven wickets in eight matches at an economy rate of 6.74 runs conceded per over. [128], In January 2008, Warne signed a two-year agreement with 888poker to represent them at poker events around the world including the Aussie Millions, World Series of Poker and the 888 UK Poker Open. [100] He was also awarded the Men's Test Player of the Year at the Allan Border Medal ceremony by the CA in 2006. [39] He then took another 15 wickets in Australia's 3–0 sweep of New Zealand in March 2000. Warne took just two wickets in the first three Tests of the series, leading to calls from the Australian media for his removal from the team. He picked up 19 in New Zealand's three-Test series in Australia, before taking 20 wickets in three Tests against South Africa. [139] Since launching in 2004, the charity distributed £400,000; its activities include a charity poker tournament and a breakfast and "by the end of our summer, we hope to have raised £1.5 million. Warne took 22 wickets in the series, and a further 11 in Australia's three-Test tour of South Africa early in 1997. Aussie legend Shane Warne has reportedly said Ricky Ponting’s coaching position in the IPL needs to be addressed by Indian cricket authorities over a potential conflict of interest. As well as his Test career Warne has been highly effective bowling in one-day cricket, something few other leg spin bowlers have managed. He reached his highest score with the bat in the first Test against Pakistan in Brisbane, with 86, before matching that score in the first Test against India in Adelaide the following month. BBL 2020-21: Shane Warne backs Peter Hatzoglou to bag a lucrative deal in the upcoming IPL auction In 12 matches in the ongoing BBL edition, the youngster has picked 16 wickets… The wicket was described as a "classic Warne dismissal" to which the crowd of 89,155 gave a standing ovation. Three years ago, he took part in third-grade premier cricket for the Melbourne University. document.getElementById('newsnowlogo').onclick=function(){ window.open('http://www.newsnow.co.uk/h/Sport/Cricket','newsnow'); }; document.getElementById('newsnowlogo').style.cursor='pointer'; document.getElementById('newsnowlogo_a').style.textDecoration='none'; document.getElementById('newsnowlogo_a').style.borderBottom='0 none'; © 2013-2021 CricTracker Pvt Ltd All rights reserved. On 21 December 2006 Warne announced his retirement, which came into effect after the fifth Ashes Test match at the SCG. In 2018, life came a full circle for Warne as he got appointed as Rajasthan's coach in the IPL. [37] Warne conceded 58 runs for no wickets in the final; Australia lost the match to first-time champions Sri Lanka. I bet you he gets picked up in the IPL, the way he’s bowled. According to Aussie great, IPL is not more important for players than playing for Australia. Warne took a career-best 8/71 in the second innings of the first Test at the Gabba,[30] before going on to take 27 wickets in the five-Test series. Shane Warne has hailed Jofra Archer’s ‘fear factor’ in the IPL, with the England bowler’s competition haul of 12 wickets second only to Delhi Capitals’ South African quick Kagiso Rabada. [49], The Ashes series was the last for Australian captain Mark Taylor, who retired. He was then selected for the Australia B team which toured Zimbabwe in September 1991. However, he did appear for the ICC World XI for the Tsunami benefit match in 2005. [141], In 2000, he lost his Australian vice-captaincy after sending erotic text messages to a British nurse. 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