Some Lesser Known Facts About Shane Warne
|Nickname||Warney, Warner and Hollywood|
|Real Name||Shane Keith Warne|
|Profession||Former Australian Cricketer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
|Weight||in Kilograms- 85 kg
in Pounds- 187 lbs
|Height||in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
|Eye Colour||Light Grey|
|Jersey Number||#23 (Australia)
#23 (Victoria, Hampshire, Rajasthan Royals, Melbourne Stars and Warne's Warriors)
|Career Turning Point||His "Ball of the Century" against England's Mike Gatting in 1993|
|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
|International Debut||ODI- 24 March 1993 against New Zealand at Wellington
Test- 2 January 1992 against India at Sydney
|Nature on field||Very Aggressive
|Likes to play against||England
|Favourite Ball||Leg Spin|
|Domestic/State Team||Victoria, Hampshire, Rajasthan Royals, Melbourne Stars and Warne's Warriors|
|Date of Birth||13 September 1969|
|Age (as in 2017)||48 Years|
|Birth Place||Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Virgo|
|Hometown||Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|College||University of Melbourne, Melbourne|
|School||Hampton High School, Melbourne
Mentone Grammar School, Melbourne
|Coach/Mentor||Jack Potter and Terry Jenner|
|Family||Father- Keith Warne
Mother- Bridgette Warne
Brothers- Jason Warne (Younger)
|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.
|Favourite Cricket Ground||Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)|
|Favourite Footballer||Lionel Messi|
|Favourite Cricketer||Batsman : Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara
Bowler : Muttiah Muralitharan, Yasir Shah
|Favourite Musician||Death Metal|
|Favourite Food||Spaghetti Bolognese pizza and beer|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Elizabeth Hurley (Actress)|
|Wife||Simone Callahan (1995–2005)|
Son- Summer and Jackson
|Net Worth||$55 million|
- Can Shane Warne smoke? : Yes
- Can Shane Warne Pot? : Yes
- Warne as a child could barely land the ball around the pitch And favored to bat rather.
- Back in 1993, his chunk to England’s Mike Gatting in the Ashes Test series in England is known as the “Ball of the Century. “
- He once said He was able to see nightmares and in his Fantasies, Sachin crushed his bowling, after Sachin scored plenty of runs against him.
- For a long period of time that he and his fellow cricketer Adam Gilchrist never actually got together, but resigned in their differences to the group.
- Under his captaincy, Rajasthan Royals became the very first Team to acquire IPL championship in 2008.
- In 2005, he was appointed Wisden Leading Cricketer because of his performance in 2004.
- Back in 1998, he and Mark Waugh were fined for carrying money Out of a bookmaker for providing advice about weather and pitch conditions.
- Mark Waugh was his favorite teammate.
- His average against India was under his standards . around 47.
- His publication “Shane Warne: My Own Story” and “Warne: The Official Illustrated Career”, were equally among bestsellers.
- Ahead of India Vs England’s match in the World Cup 2011, ” he Tweeted “My forecast, a tie”, and it afterwards proved to be a tie game. IndVsEng World Cup 2011
- In 2004, he started “Shane Warne Foundation” that helps Severely ill and underprivileged kids.