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Shane Warne banned from driving after multiple speeding offences

CANBERRA: Australia Test great Shane Warne was banned from driving for 12 months after his sixth speeding offence in a two-year period. The former leg-spinner admitted breaking a 40-miles-per-hour (64 kilometres-per-hour) limit in a hired Jaguar in London last year, a magistrates’ court heard. The 50-year-old, who was not in ...

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Warne named as Lord’s-based coach for The Hundred

LONDON: Shane Warne has been named as the head coach of the Lord’s-based Hundred franchise, with Lisa Keightley taking the equivalent role for the women’s team, ahead of the first year of the ECB’s new 100-ball competition in 2020. Warne, 49, is the third men’s coach to be confirmed for ...

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Shane Warne reveals his three favorite bowlers

NEW DEHLI: Legendary spinner Shane Warne on Sunday named Yasir Shah from Pakistan, Rashid Khan from Afghanistan and Kuldeep Yadav from India as his most favorite current bowlers in limited overs cricket as they have been extraordinary in their own way. Warne believed that wrist spinner is the key to ...

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Shane Warne slams ICC over Holder suspension

SYDNEY: Australian bowling legend Shane Warne has described as ridiculous the decision by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to ban Windies captain Jason Holder for the upcoming Test in St. Lucia. Holder, who captained the Windies to a 2-0 series victory over England to win the Wisden Trophy for the ...

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Ponting inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

MELBOURNE: Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has been recognised with a lap of honour at the MCG as part of his induction into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame. Ponting was announced as the 25th Australian in the Hall of Fame earlier this year and was officially recognised on ...

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Warne offers to help beleaguered Cricket Australia

MELBOURNE: Spin king Shane Warne put his hand up Friday to help Australian cricket out of its current spiral and urged the sport’s beleaguered governing body to make better use of other former top players. The national team has been in a form slump since a ball-tampering scandal in March ...

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Shane Warne joins MCC World Cricket committee

MELBOURNE: Australian spin great Shane Warne said he had “plenty to offer” as he was appointed to the MCC´s influential World Cricket committee, which suggests changes to the game´s laws. The 49-year-old replaces fellow Australian Rod Marsh, who stepped down after serving on the committee since 2012. “It is an ...

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Shane Warne calls Steve Waugh ‘selfish’ in new book

LONDON: Shane Warne has hit out at former Australian captain Steve Waugh, calling him “the most selfish player I ever played with and was only worried about averaging 50”. In an extract released to The Times from his upcoming book, No Spin, Warne wrote, “All that worship of the baggy ...

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Shane Warne slams Cricket Australia

File Photo SYDNEY: Former Australia spinner Shane Warne criticised Cricket Australia, saying that “greed” is the main reason behind the board’s decision to expand the Big Bash League next summer. An extended Big Bash League (BBL) – with an increase in fixtures from 35 to 43 – is set to ...

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Shane Warne appointed mentor of Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2018

MUMBAI: Shane Warne is set to reunite with Rajasthan Royals when the Indian Premier League (IPL) action gets underway in April this year. The Australian spin ace, who captained the Rajasthan outfit in the first four editions of the IPL, has been named as the mentor of the team–which returns ...

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