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Australian Cricketer Shane Warne

by on November 22, 2012
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Shane Keith Warne a resident of Australia was born on September 13, 1969, in Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria. This Australian spinner has to be the best thing ever happened in the world of cricket. His magical bowling has scared the opponents like anything. He also holds the crown for throwing the ball of the century with his magical spin skills. He started his professional career in 1992 and earned great prominence by taking more than 1000 wickets in International matches. Warne is extensively considered as one of the best bowlers in the history of cricket. He is Australia’s sole wicket taker with the highest record of 708 test wickets on an average of 25.42. In January 1992, Warne played a Test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground against India. He was selected in 1993, for Australia’s Ashes tour of England in which he was the foremost wicket taker of the six-Test series, by taking 34 wickets. In a test played in Brisbane, in 1994, against England he obtained 8 wickets in a meager score of 71 runs.

Warne has mostly been a winning player against England in various matches. Warne showed a remarkable performance in the three tests played against New Zealand, in 1993. During this tour, he made his entrance in ODI by playing for Australia. Warne practised relentlessly before the starting of the Test series in Manchester. His exceptional bowling in the match earned him an enduring position in the Australian cricket team. During that tour, Warne played well in the entire six Tests. He made an average of 25.79 by taking 34 wickets, and scored 113 runs. Warne took an additional 41 wickets in other matches during the same tour. On the whole, he obtained 75 wickets on a standard of 22.61. Australian cricket team might not be able to produce such an enormously talented spinner however Shane Warne can definitely help youngsters to transfer his skills that have destroyed the opponent teams for too long. 

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