Shane Warne & Mark Nicholas
- The Heartaches Cricket Book of the Year 2019 – Shortlisted
Shane Warne, born 13 September 1969, is widely regarded as one of the finest bowlers in the history of cricket. Warne played his first Test match in 1992, and took over 1000 international wickets. A dangerous lower-order batsman, Warne also scored over 3000 Test runs. He played Australian domestic cricket for his home state of Victoria, and county cricket in England for Hampshire, where he was captain from 2004 -2007. Famously he captained the Rajasthan Royals to victory in the first IPL in 2008. After retirement from all formats of the game he turned to the commentary box where his strong opinion and sharp wit is a feature.
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