The sporting world is in shock after legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne died of a suspected heart attack on Friday in Thailand. Warne, widely regarded as one of the greatest bowlers to have played the game, was 52.
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Warne, a flamboyant character, was a bona fide superstar on and off the field.
Here’s a look at his legendary career:-
1001 - The number of wickets taken by Warne during his storied career. He’s just one of the two bowlers to have breached the 1000-wicket mark in international cricket’s history. The other being Muttiah Muralitharan.
708 - The number of wickets taken by Warne in Test cricket. He was the first bowler to breach the milestone of 600 wickets and 700 wickets as well.
293 - The number of wickets Warne took during his ODI career.
96 - The number of wickets taken by Warne in a calendar year - 2005 - the most by any bowler in history.
17 - The number of player of the match awards won by Warne during his career.
37 - The number of five-wicket hauls taken by Warne in Tests. This is the second most in the format’s history.
1761 - The number of maiden overs bowled by Warne in Test cricket.
195 - The number of Ashes wickets taken by Warne
102 - The number of times Warne got rid of batters for a duck.
1440 - The number of days it took Warne to reach 200 Test wickets - the quickest by anyone.
125 - Warne is just the second player in history to have taken 300 wickets and 100-plus catches in Test cricket.
3154 - The number of runs Warne scored in his Test career - the most by anyone in history without scoring a hundred. The closest he came to the milestone was in 2001 when he fell on 99 against New Zealand in Perth.
3 - The number of Test hat-tricks taken by Warne
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