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Shane Warne a revolutionary who was ahead of his time, states Mohammad Kaif

Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif heaped praise on Shane Warne, who led Rajasthan Royals to the IPL title in the tournament’s inaugural edition in 2008. Kaif opined that Warne introduced the ‘horses for courses’ concept and revealed that the Aussie got the best out of every player.
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newscricket16 days ago

Shane Warne made look like a fool during 2009 IPL encounter, recalls Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli in a conversation with Sunil Chhetri recalled that in 2009 IPL, Shane Warne made him look like a fool with his leg-spin, while the spinner was skippering the RR side. He also added that in 2011, however, he got the better of the spinner and did not pay heed to his comments.
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newscricketa month ago

MS Dhoni is very fit, should continue playing for India, reckons Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav has admitted that he still feels MS Dhoni is fit and prepared to continue playing for India in the near future. The unorthodox spinner also revealed that he felt that he could achieve a lot in his career if he managed to emulate 50% of what Warne managed during his playing days.
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newscricketa month ago

Always wanted to be like Shane Warne, reveals Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav has admitted that he always wanted to be like Shane Warne and added that he learnt a lot from the latter during India’s tour Down Under. Kuldeep also regrets the fact that he's always underestimated himself in life but admitted that he feels confident after his India debut.
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newscricketa month ago

Shane Warne only captain who can win title with few resources, admits Yusuf Pathan

Yusuf Pathan has revealed that his former RR skipper Shane Warne is the only skipper who can win a title with few international resources around. The all-rounder also rued that he got to play under his tutelage for just three years, with the Australian leaving a long-lasting effect on the franchise.
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newscricketa month ago

Sachin Tendulkar toyed with Shane Warne on his day, reveals Brett Lee

Brett Lee has revealed that Sachin Tendulkar used to toy with teammate Shane Warne on several occasions, thwarting the bowler’s plans out of the window. He also added that every variation that Warne attempted, the Indian would not only pick it but also be ready to hit it across to the boundary.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Broken first, made next: A Muttiah Muralitharan revolution

While some revolutions last thirty-forty years, this revolution in Sri Lanka lasted and ruled the World for 19 long years, with a rather polarised opinion attached to him. Some might say he is a chucker, he is a cheat and a disgrace while the others consider him as cricket’s very own, ‘Bowling God.’
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket2 months ago

Shane Warne and Watson sledged me sensing my nervousness, recalls Vidyut Sivaramakrishnan

Vidyut Sivaramkrishnan, a swashbuckling opener who represented CSK in IPL 2008, recalled how the duo of Warne and Watson instantly sensed his vulnerability and started sledging him in the IPL final in 2008. Vidyut represented CSK in 9 matches, scoring 145 runs at a strike rate of 133.
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featurecricket2 months ago

The Rise and Fall of ICL

International cricket in India was already a bestseller in the early 21st century but, mind you, not the domestic form of it. Here’s a look back on India’s first step to producing something as big as the Indian Premier League when Zee Telefilms conceptualised the Indian Cricket League (ICL) in 2007.
Sritama Panda
newscricket2 months ago

Viv Richards best I have seen but Kohli is pushing the conversation, feels Shane Warne

Shane Warne has stated that Virat Kohli is pushing him to the tilt when it comes to the best batsman he has seen but added that Viv Richards is the best he has seen as a cricketer. Warne has also added that Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara are the two best batsmen he has ever played with.
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