Death Date: 04/03/2022
Death Cause: Heart Attack
Age: 52 Years
|Full Name||Shane Keith Warne|
|Nickname(s)||Warney, Warner and Hollywood|
|Profession||Former Australian Cricketer
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 85 kg
in Pounds- 187 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
|Eye Colour||Light Grey|
|International Debut||ODI- 24 March 1993 against New Zealand at Wellington
Test- 2 January 1992 against India at Sydney
|Last Match||ODI- 10 January 2005 against Asia XI at Melbourne Cricket Ground
Test- 2 January 2007 against England at Sydney Cricket Ground
|International Retirement||On 21 December 2006, he announced that he would take retirement from international cricket at the end of the 2006-07 Ashes series at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).|
|Jersey Number||#23 (Australia)
#23 (Victoria, Hampshire, Rajasthan Royals, Melbourne Stars and Warne's Warriors)
|Domestic/State Team||Victoria, Hampshire, Rajasthan Royals, Melbourne Stars and Warne's Warriors|
|Nature on field||Very Aggressive
|Likes to play against||England
|Favourite Ball||Leg Spin|
|Records (main ones)||• Most wickets in a calendar year with 96 wickets
• Only bowler along with Muttaih Muralitharan (SL) to have taken more than 700 Test wickets with 708
• Took a total of 205 catches in his Test and ODI career
• Took 293 wickets in ODIs
|Awards/Honours||In June 2022, he was named an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) along with former tennis player Ash Barty in the Queen's Birthday list, his first Australian state honour posthumously. The Guardian|
|Career Turning Point||His "Ball of the Century" against England's Mike Gatting in 1993|
|Date of Birth||13 September 1969|
|Birthplace||Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia|
|Date of Death||4 March 2022|
|Place of Death||Koh Samui, Thailand|
|Age (at the time of death)||52 Years|
|Death Cause||Heart Attack (suspected) The Indian Express|
|Hometown||Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia|
|School||Hampton High School, Melbourne
Mentone Grammar School, Melbourne
|College||University of Melbourne, Melbourne|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Keith Warne
Mother- Bridgette Warne
Brothers- Jason Warne (Younger)
|Coach/Mentor||Jack Potter and Terry Jenner|
|Hobbies||Shooting, playing guitar and xbox|
|Controversies||• In 2003, he was tested positive for a banned substance prior to the World Cup opener against Pakistan, and was later banned for 1 year.
• In 2013, he was fined $4500 and banned for a match for his obscene language and inappropriate physical contact with Marlon Samuels (WI) and showing dissent at an umpire’s decision during a Big Bash League Match.
• When he was playing for Hampshire in 2000, he was alleged of sending lewd text messages to an English nurse.
• In 2006, his nude picture with two 25-year-old models during a county match created a havoc, as after it his wife, Simone filed for divorce.
|Cricketer||Batsman : Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara
Bowler : Muttiah Muralitharan, Yasir Shah
|Cricket Ground||Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)|
|Food||Spaghetti Bolognese pizza and beer|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Marital Status (at the time of death)||Divorced|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Elizabeth Hurley (Actress)
|Wife||Simone Callahan (1995–2005)
|Children||Daughter(s)- Brooke Warne and Summer Warne
Son- Jackson Warne
|Net Worth||$50 million|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Shane Warne
- Did Shane Warne smoke?: Yes
- Did Shane Warne consume alcohol?: Yes
- Warne as a kid could hardly land the ball on the pitch and preferred to bat instead.
- In 1993, his ball to England’s Mike Gatting at the Ashes Test series in England is called the “Ball of the Century.”
- He once said that he used to see nightmares and in his dreams, Sachin smashed his bowling, after Sachin scored lots of runs against him.
- For a long period of time he and his fellow cricketer Adam Gilchrist never really got along, but stepped aside from their differences for the team.
- Under his captaincy, Rajasthan Royals became the first team to win IPL tournament in 2008.
- In 2005, he was named Wisden Leading Cricketer for his performance in 2004.
- In 1998, he and Mark Waugh were fined for taking money from a bookmaker for giving information about pitch and weather conditions.
- Mark Waugh was his favourite teammate.
- His average against India was below his standards with around 47.
- His book “Shane Warne: My Own Story” and “Warne: The Official Illustrated Career”, were both among bestsellers.
- Before India Vs England’s match at the World Cup 2011, he tweeted “My prediction, a tie”, and it later proved to be a tie match.
- In 2004, he launched “Shane Warne Foundation” which helps seriously ill and underprivileged children.
- In January 2022, a documentary film titled Shane was released; the film depicted the highs and lows of the cricketer’s life.
- On 4 March 2022, he died of a suspected heart attack. According to Fox Sports, he was found unresponsive in his villa in Koh Samui, Thailand. In a statement, Warne’s management confirmed the news of his demise. The Indian Express The statement read,
Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived.”