Saturday, 15 December 2018

Tag Archives: Shane Warne

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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Mitchell Starc makes Wasim Akram proud

MELBOURNE: Australian bowling spearhead Mitchell Starc bowled one of the best deliveries one will see on the cricketing field, the delivery is being called by bowling greats as the ‘ball of the 21st century.’ The Ashes series came to life, after James Vince and Dawid Malan fight back came to ...

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We are yet to work out how to stop Kohli, says Lehmann

SYDNEY: Australia have yet to work out a plan to foil India captain Virat Kohli beyond bowling well and hoping for some “luck” against the in-form batsman, coach Darren Lehmann has said. Kohli was man-of-the-series against England, plundering 655 runs off their bowlers at an average of 109.16 to comfortably ...

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Pietersen names a Pakistani as best bowler he has faced

LONDON: A surprising pick for Pietersen as he reveals Pakistan quick Mohammad Asif to be the best bowler he’s ever faced. Kevin Pietersen has taken on – and prospered against – some of the best bowlers on the planet, but the former England star has a surprising pick as the ...

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