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About Shane Warne

Shane Warne is a former Australian cricketer, widely regarded as the greatest leg spinner in the history of cricket. He was the leading wicket taker (708) in Test cricket until December 2007. He has been named twice in the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack and also been elected twice as the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World.

Connect with Shane Warne's life

  • How different is it being on the commentary side of the game?
  • Do you find it frustrating that cricket isn’t played more widely?
  • You’re no stranger to a tabloid headline. Did a young, fresh-faced Shane Warne ever expect the spotlight to be thrust upon him so intensely?
  • Is it strange to be working on projects with people like Sachin, who you battled with on the field for nearly 20 years?
  • What advice would you give to a young bowler?
  • What kind of a mentality did the Aussie side have in your playing days?
  • You have publicly criticized Steve Waugh and showed that you didn’t have the best relationship with him. Can you shed some light on that?
  • What is something that people don’t know about you?
  • When you’re commentating do you find yourself having to hold your tongue sometimes?
  • Do you ever still think you could do a job out there on the pitch?
  • Is cricket lacking characters these days?
  • How do you find the banter in England, given the rivalry?
  • Are there rifts in the England and Australia teams during an Ashes series?
  • What are your views on other countries “imitating” the IPL and coming up with their own brand of T20 tournaments?
  • What are you experiences of the IPL?
  • Muttiah Muralitharan’s bowling action has been called out so many times in his career. What are your views on that?
  • How did you react to being dropped from the team by Steve Waugh with whom you didn’t have a good relationship? Were you disappointed?
  • When did your relationship with Steve Waugh began to sour? And why?
  • Despite your record breaking achievements in cricket, you never really performed excellently against India on Indian soil. Do you have any regrets?
  • Who according to you is better? Steve Smith or Virat Kohli?
  • What do you base your judgement of a batsman on?
  • What do you think of the Kohli – Tendulkar comparison?
  • Given the huge fan following of Cricket in India, how did you feel the fans were when you played in the IPL for the Rajasthan Royals?
  • Do you think Muttiah Muralitharan’s record of 800 wickets will ever be broken? With you coming the closest to doing so?
  • What’s the “Aussie” way of appointing a Captain?
  • With so many other leagues being introduced all over the world, what makes IPL the relatively best and the flag bearer?
  • Is IPL doing enough today to keep innovating? Or is it stuck in some sort of a time warp?
  • Is Cricket Australia’s culture change a work in progess?
  • Is the Australian Cricket Board trying to fix something that’s not broken?
  • Can too much rule-setting result in dumbing down freedom of expression?
  • It seems Australia are still looking for the next Shane Warne. Do you think they should stop?
  • What’s one rule that you want changed in cricket?
  • One Australian cricketer you have set high hopes on?
  • Who according to you are the favourites to win the World Cup?
  • What was the highlight of your cricket career?
  • Do you think the progress of Australian cricket has slowed down?
  • Do you think Test cricket is dying?
  • Will players play Test cricket if T20 leagues offer them much more money?
  • You have had high praise for Nathan Lyon and almost see him as your direct heir in the Australian side. Do you think he still has room for improvement or is he a complete bowler?
  • What are your opinions on batsmen innovating and playing risky shots?
  • With the rise of Joe Root alongside the likes of Virat Kohli and Steve Smith, what can England do to help Root perform to his fullest capabilities?
  • Tell us what the Ashes means to you.
  • What are you standout Ashes moments?

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