Shane Warne

Cricketer and Broadcaster Shane Warne

Profession: Cricketer and Broadcaster


Biography: Played 145 test matches for Australia, taking 708 wickets. Also played in 194 ODIs.

Born: September 13, 1969
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: March 4, 2022 (aged 52)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Historical Events

  • 1992-01-02 Australian cricket spin bowling great Shane Warne (145 Tests, 708 wickets; 194 ODIs) makes Test debut v India in 3rd Test at Sydney Cricket Ground
  • 1992-01-05 Indian cricket all-rounder Ravi Shastri scores 206 in 3rd Test in Sydney before being Shane Warne's first Test wicket, the first of 708 for Australia
  • 1992-08-22 Greg Matthews (4/76) & Shane Warne (3/11) spin Australia to a famous 16-run win v Sri Lanka in 1st cricket Test in Colombo
  • 1992-12-30 Australian cricket spin bowling great Shane Warne takes 7/52 to lead Australia to 139 run win v West Indies in 2nd Test in Melbourne
  • 1993-06-04 Cricket's "Ball of the Century" - Australian spin bowler Shane Warne bowls England batsman Mike Gatting with his first ball of an Ashes series; Australia wins 1st Test at Old Trafford by 179 runs
  • 1994-12-29 Australian cricket's spin king Shane Warne dismisses England's Phil DeFreitas, Darren Gough and Devon Malcolm for a famous hat-trick in 2nd Test win in Melbourne
  • 1999-06-20 Cricket World Cup, Lord's, London: Shane Warne takes 4/33 as Australia beats Pakistan by 8 wickets; Lance Klusener (RSA), Player of Series
  • 2001-08-04 Australian cricket spinner Shane Warne skittles England (162) with 6/33 to guide tourists to a 7 wicket 3rd Test victory at Trent Bridge; Aussies regain Ashes with record 7th straight Test win v England
  • 2006-12-26 Spin bowling great Shane Warne becomes first bowler in Test cricket history to take 700 wickets; bowls England opener Andrew Strauss for 50 during Australia's 4th Test win in Melbourne
  • 2022-03-30 State memorial service held for Australian cricketing great Shane Warne at Melbourne Cricket Ground, attended by 50,000