Legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne died on March 4 in a resort in Thailand due to a heart attack. A private close-knit funeral was arranged in Melbourne with only friends, family and international cricket and former teammates. It took place at St Kilda Football Club, an Australian Rules team that Warne himself supported. Warne's body was brought back to Melbourne in a private jet last week.
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Sanju Samson, who had a great outing against CSK, has got an appreciation from Shane Warne. Rajasthan Royals mentor Shane Warne labeled him as one of the most exciting cricketers. He claims to be surprised about Sanju not playing for India across all formats. Warne, in a live session on Instagram, stated, "He… read-more
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The Rajasthan Royals (RR) Management has announced Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne as the team's mentor and brand ambassador for the IPL 2020. Warne had led RR to secure the first IPL title in 2008. Reportedly, the decision aims to strengthen the team's international fanbase. He will be mentoring RR alongside Andrew McDonald. Warne said, "It's always a great feeling to be back with Royals, my team, my family."
Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his retirement on August 15, and hours after the announcement, former Australian cricketer and head coach of the London spirit in The Hundred, Shane Warne made a public invitation requesting Dhoni to play in The Hundred, in 2021. Dhoni might play only franchise based tournaments after his retirement just like Yuvraj Singh, and is also set to continue playing at the IPL.
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