Shane Warne was an amazing cricket Personality. He was an Australian Spiner but inside him, there was an aggression of fast Bowlers. He always used to bring excitement to the cricket field. But the whole cricketing world was left stunned by hearing the news of the demise of Australian legend Shane Warne at the age of 52. The legendary spin bowler was suspected of having a heart attack while holidaying in Thailand on March 4. The manager confirmed that he was unconscious at the hotel and despite all medical treatment he can’t be revived.
A beautiful tribute to the great Shane Warne to kick off the Boxing Day test. ❤️
— News Cricket (@NewsCorpCricket) December 25, 2022
The whole world was in shock and Tributes are not stopped for the legend. Warne was really an icon of the game. Warne played 708 Test wickets from 145 matches and 293 scalps in 194 ODIs. When Australia won the World Cup in 1999, he was the player of the match in both the semifinal and championship games. Let’s Remember his 5 Records of Shane Warne that is impossible to break:
700 Test wickets
Muttiah Muralitharan has the highest wickets in Test cricket. Shane Warne was the first bowler in Test cricket to hold the record of having 600 or 700 wickets. In Ashes 2005 he broke the record of having 600 test Wickest and in the Next year’s Ashes, he got the 700 wickets mark. On that match. In that match, Warne claims7 wickets and also made 40 with the bat and become a man of the match.
Most wickets by an Aussie Cricketer
Warne holds the record for Most wickets by an Australian Bowler in all formats. He played 338 matches in which he represented his country, taking 999 wickets at an average of 25.53, including 38 five-wicket hauls and 10 ten-wicket hauls in Test matches. Glenn McGrath is the 2nd most Australian Wicket Taker having 948 wickets from 375 games at an average of 21.75. The Top 5 is completed by Mitchell Johnson (590), Mitchell Starc (529), and Brett Lee (718).
Most Wickets In a Calendar Year
Shane Warne also holds the record for most wickets in a calendar year. He accomplished this record in 2005, taking 96 wickets in total from 15 games, averaging 22.02. In that year warne bowled 4330 balls. Along with two 10-wicket match hauls, he also collected six five-wicket hauls. Warne set records in both innings (6/46) and matches (12/246) in 2005. Additionally, he kept up a fantastic economy rate of 2.92.
Most runs in a Test career without a century
Shane Warne is a fighter from the inside. He was there for the team when they needed him. Apart from spinning the ball, he can also bat long. He scored 3154 runs during his Test career with the help of 12 fifties at an average of 17.32. He holds the record for having scored the most number of Test runs without a hundred. He was just 1 run short from his maiden century in New Zealand in 2001-02 and was dismissed for 99. This was his highest Test run.
Most wickets in Ashes history
Warne’s Performance in Ashes is very dangerous. He loves to bowl in England and it is not surprising that he holds the record for the highest wicket in the Ashes. The legendary spinner represented Australia in 36 Tests against England and picked up 195 wickets at an average of 23.25. It includes 11 Wickets Haul and 4 times 10 Wicket haul against England. Warne is followed by McGrath on the list, who claimed 157 wickets in 30 matches at an average of 20.92.
These are some records of icon Shane Warne. He may live in this world but Warne is in the heart of True Cricketing Fans.