Iconic Australian Spinner and Player Shane Warne died of a heart attack yesterday at the age of 52. This news came as a shock to the cricket fraternity and the cricket fans. However, the online community poured their love for the cricket star and it keeps coming in. Today we are going to narrate some top moments of his life that made him who he was, all because of his hard work and talent.
- 145 Tests and 708 Wickets
Throughout his career, he played 145 test matches and took 708 wickets along with 293 wickets in 194 ODIs.
- Ball of the century
No one can forget the ‘Ball of the century’ moment with which Shane outwitted England batter Mike Gatting at Old Trafford in Manchester on the 1993 tour.
- Test match with England
Another impactful performance was that Warne produced in Test cricket against his old rivals England. With 4 wickets, the Aussie spinner turned a match upside down which looked like was about to end in a draw in 2006.
- 1999 World Cup
He gave a great performance in the 1999 World Cup Semi-Finals against South Africa. Defending a target of 214, Australia had to win this match. Warne swiftly took 3 wickets in 3 overs getting the match on their side. Warne then wants the Man of Match award for his 4 wickets.
Born on September 13, 1969, Warne had also been a part of IPL (Rajasthan Royals) in 2008. He mentored his co-players Ravindra Jadeja, Yusuf Pathan, Swapnil Asnodkar and Kamran Khan, motivating them to perform their best for the Royals.
We will surely miss him!
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