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Shane Warne Wife, Age, Girlfriends, Stats, Records, IPL Team, Controversies

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Shane Warne is regarded as the greatest leg spinner in the history of cricket, Shane Warne is a former Australian cricketer. Hailing from the Upper Ferntree Gully, a suburb of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, Warne is an Australian commentator.

Shane Warne

He was a kind of a legend who brought leg-spin out from a dusty closet and made it an integral part of the game. One of the greatest bowling delivery in the cricket is regarded as the ball that bamboozled Mike Gatting in 1993. He was named in the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack twice and also been elected as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World twice.

  • Nickname: Warney, Warner, and Hollywood
  • Profession: Former Australian Cricketer
  • Career Turning Point: His “Ball of the Century” against England’s Mike Gatting in 1993

  • Height (approx.): 183 cm(6’ 0”)
  • Weight (approx.):  85 kg
  • Eye Colour: Light Grey
  • Hair Colour: Blonde
  • Date of Birth: 13 September 1969
  • Age (as on Jan 2021): 51 years
  • Birth Place: Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia
  • Zodiac sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: Australian
  • School: Hampton High School, Melbourne
    Mentone Grammar School, Melbourne
  • College: University of Melbourne, Melbourne
  • Educational Qualifications: NA

Family

  • Father: Keith Warne
  • Mother: Bridgette Warne
  • Sister: NA
  • Brother: Jason Warne (Younger)
  • Coach/Mentor: Jack Potter and Terry Jenner
  • Religion: Christian
  • Address: Melbourne, Australia
  • Hometown: Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia

 

About Shane Warne

  • The legend was passionate about the sport from a young age and got a sports scholarship to study at Mentone Grammar.
  • He had played domestic cricket for Victoria, Hampshire, Rajasthan Royals, and the Melbourne Stars.
Shane Warne’s parents

Cricket Career

  • Test debut: Australia v India at Sydney, Jan 2-6, 1992
  • Last Test: Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 2-5, 2007
  • ODI debut: New Zealand v Australia at Wellington, Mar 24, 1993
  • Last ODI: Asia XI v ICC World XI at Melbourne, Jan 10, 2005
  • First-class debut: 1990/91
  • Last First-class: Yorkshire v Hampshire at Leeds, Sep 19-22, 2007
  • List A debut: 1991/92
  • Last List A: Hampshire v Gloucestershire at Southampton, Sep 9, 2007
  • T20s debut: Hampshire v Lancashire at Southampton, Jul 19, 2004
  • Last T20s: Perth Scorchers v Melbourne Stars at Perth, Jan 16, 2013

 

  • Jersey Number: #23 (Australia), #23 (Victoria, Hampshire, Rajasthan Royals,  Melbourne Stars, and Warne’s Warriors)
  • Major Teams:  Victoria, Hampshire, Melbourne Stars, and Warne’s Warriors
  • Shane Warne IPL Team: Rajasthan Royals

Shane Warne Records

  • Warne holds the most wicket in a calendar year with 96 wickets
  • He also holds the record of most wickets(708) until December 2017 when Muralitharan surpassed him.

 

Preferences

  • Hobbies: Shooting, playing guitar and Xbox
  • Favorite Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara
  • Favorite Bowler: Muttiah Muralitharan, Yasir Shah
  • Favorite Cricket Ground: Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
  • Favorite Footballer: Lionel Messi
  • Favorite Food:  Spaghetti Bolognese pizza and beer
  • Favorite Musician: Death Metal
  • Favorite Destination: London

 

 

Shane Warne Girlfriend

Elizabeth Hurley (2011-2013)

Shane Warne Wife

Simone Callahan (1995–2005)

Shane Warne Daughter– Brooke
Shane Warne SonSummer Warne and Jackson

Warne with family

During his ODI captaincy between 1998 and 1999, he won 10 matches out of 11. this created a winning percentage of 90.91%.

Shane Warne Controversies

Shane Warne has been a controversial figure his entire career, here are some of the controversies in his career-

  • In 2003, Warne failed a drug test prior to Cricket World Cup against Pakistan, for which he was banned for a year.
  • Shane’s nude pictures with two 25-year-old models were leaked in the year 2006 following which his wife Simone filed for divorce.
  • In 2013, he was again banned for 1 year and a fine of $4500 was imposed on his for using unacceptable language and making inappropriate physical contact with Marlon Samuels. He also showed dissent to the Umpire during a Big Bash League Match.
  • He was also alleged for sending inappropriate text messages to an English Nurse during Hampshire in 2000.

Before becoming a cricket professional, Shane had also played Australian Football for the Under-19 team of St. Kilda’s Football Club. Shane Warne became a sports commentator after his retirement.

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