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Shane Warne
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Personal information
Full name Shane Keith Warne
Born 13 September 1969 (1969-09-13) (age 47)
Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia
Nickname Warnie, King of Spin, Sheik of Tweak
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Batting style Right-handed, Lower order
Bowling style Right-arm leg break
Role Leg spin bowler
International information
National side Australia
Test debut (cap 350) 2 January 1992 v India
Last Test 2 January 2007 v England
ODI debut (cap 110) 24 March 1993 v New Zealand
Last ODI 10 January 2005 World XI v Asia XI
ODI shirt no. 23
Domestic team information
Years Team
1990/91–2006/07 Victoria (squad no. 23)
2000–2007 Hampshire (squad no. 23)
2008–2011 Rajasthan Royals (squad no. 23)
2011/12– Melbourne Stars (squad no. 23)
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs FC LA
Matches 145 194 301 311
Runs scored 3,154 1,018 6,919 1,879
Batting average 17.32 13.05 19.43 11.81
100s/50s 0/12 0/1 2/26 0/1
Top score 99 55 107* 55
Balls bowled 40,704 10,642 74,830 16,419
Wickets 708 293 1,319 473
Bowling average 25.41 25.73 26.11 24.61
5 wickets in innings 37 1 69 3
10 wickets in match 10 n/a 12 n/a
Best bowling 8/71 5/33 8/71 6/42
Catches/stumpings 125/– 80/– 264/– 126/–
Source: cricketarchive.com, 29 March 2008

Shane Keith Warne (born 13 September 1969) is an Australian former international cricketer widely regarded as one of the greatest bowlers in the history of the game. In 2000, he was selected by a panel of cricket experts as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Century, the only specialist bowler selected in the quintet and the only one still playing at the time. He is also a cricket commentator and a professional poker player.

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