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Shane Warne

Key facts

Full Name: Shane Keith Warne
Born: September 13 1969 , Ferntree Gully, Victoria
Other teams: Australia, Victoria, Hampshire
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Leg Break

Biography

Warne has been bamboozling batsman for well over a decade with his subtle variations of leg-spin.The blond Australian burst onto the scene in 1993 with a ball that spun so violently that it pitched outside leg and hit Mike Gatting's off stump. After enjoying tremendous success in international cricket, he decided to play English county cricket for Hampshire in 2000.He had been due to return in 2003 but a 12-month suspension for a failed drugs test prior to the World Cup scuppered that move. However, he finally arrived back at Hampshire as captain for the 2004 season and helped the county g...

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