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Shane Warne

Australian former international cricketer

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Shane Warne: Australian former international cricketer
Shane Keith Warne is an Australian cricket commentator and former international cricketer who captained the Australian national team in One Day Internationals (ODI). Widely regarded as one of the greatest bowlers in the history of the game, Warne was named one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in the 1994 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. He was the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World in 1997. He was banned from the sport in 2003 for testing positive for a prohibited substance. Following the ban, he was named Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World for the year 2004 in the 2005 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. 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 officially retired from all formats of cricket in July 2013.


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Warne, Ponting to play Twenty20 bushfire match, Serena donates winnings

Former Australian cricketing greats Ricky Ponting and Shane Warne will temporarily come out of retirement to play in a charity Twenty20 match next month as sports organizations and athletes seek ways..
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Ponting & Warne to play bushfire fundraiser

Ricky Ponting and Shane Warne will captain opposing teams in a charity match to raise money for the bushfire relief fund in Australia.
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Warne's 'baggy green' cap sale raises A$1m for bushfire victims

Australian cricketer Shane Warne's prized "baggy green" cap raised more than A$1 million ($686,000) on Friday for bushfire relief efforts, with the new owners planning to use it to raise more funds..
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Shane Warne: Australia legend's Baggy Green cap raises A$1m for bushfire charity at auction

Australia legend Shane Warne raises one million Australian dollars (£528,514) for the bushfire appeal after his "baggy green" Test cap is sold at auction.
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Australia legend Warne auctions Test cap for bushfire appeal

Australian cricket great Shane Warne is set to raise more than 300,000 Australian dollars (£160,000) for the bushfire appeal after deciding to auction his prized 'baggy green' Test cap.
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Shane Warne: Australian cricket legend banned from driving anywhere EU after sixth speeding offence

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Ex-Australian cricketer Shane Warne banned from driving

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Shane Warne: Australia legend to coach London-based team in The Hundred

Legendary Australia leg-spinner Shane Warne is named head coach of the London-based men's side for the inaugural season of The Hundred.
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