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Shane Warne Biography

Revives Leg Spinning, "hollywood", Nothing To Prove, Chronology, Further Information


Australian cricket player

One of the greatest leg-break bowlers in the history of cricket, Australian Shane Warne almost singlehandedly revived the audacious style of leg spinning, combining devastating deliveries with pinpoint control. A favorite to break the world record for wicket-taking in Tests, the outspoken and controversial Warne was selected as one of the five top cricket players of the twentieth century.

Sketch by Michael Betzold

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