Shane Warne Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs & More
|Real Name||Shane Keith Warne|
|Nickname||Warney, Warner and Hollywood|
|Profession||Former Australian Cricketer
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|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 85 kg
in Pounds- 187 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 30 inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
|Eye Colour||Light Grey|
|International Debut||ODI- 24 March 1993 against New Zealand at Wellington
Test- 2 January 1992 against India at Sydney
|Jersey Number||#23 (Australia)
#23 (Victoria, Hampshire, Rajasthan Royals, Melbourne Stars and Warne’s Warriors)
|Domestic/State Team||Victoria, Hampshire, Rajasthan Royals, Melbourne Stars and Warne’s Warriors|
|Nature on field||Very Aggressive|
|Likes to play against||England|
|Favourite Ball||Leg Spin|
|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
|Career Turning Point||His “Ball of the Century” against England’s Mike Gatting in 1993|
|Date of Birth||13 September 1969|
|Age (as in 2015)||46 Years|
|Birth Place||Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Virgo|
|Hometown||Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia|
|School||Hampton High School, Melbourne
Mentone Grammar School, Melbourne
|College||University of Melbourne, Melbourne|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Keith Warne
Mother- Bridgette Warne
Brothers- Jason Warne (Younger)
|Coach/Mentor||Jack Potter and Terry Jenner|
|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 Cricketer||Batsman : Sachin Tendulkar
Bowler : Muttiah Muralitharan
|Favourite Cricket Ground||Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)|
|Favourite Food||Spaghetti Bolognese pizza and beer|
|Favourite Musician||Death Metal|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Elizabeth Hurley (Actress)|
|Wife||Simone Callahan (1995–2005)|
Son- Summer and Jackson
|Net Worth||$50 million (INR)|
Some lesser known facts about Shane Warne
- Does Shane Warne smoke?: Yes
- Does Shane Warne alcohol?: Yes
- Warne as a kid could hardly land the ball on the pitch and preferred to bat instead.
- In 1993, his is bowl to England’s Mike Gatting at the Ashes Test series in England is called the “Ball of the Century. “
- He once said that he used to see nightmares and in his dreams Sachin smashed his bowling, after Sachin scored lots of runs against him.
- For a long period of time he and his fellow cricketer Adam Gilchrist never really got along, but stepped aside their differences for the team.
- Under his captaincy, Rajasthan Royals became the first team to win IPL tournament in 2008.
- In 2005, he was named Wisden Leading Cricketer for his performance in 2004.
- In 1998, he and Mark Waugh were fined for taking money from a bookmaker for giving information about pitch and weather conditions.
- His average against India was below his standards with around 47.
- His book “Shane Warne: My Own Story” and “Warne: The Official Illustrated Career”, were both among bestsellers.
- Before India Vs England’s match at the World Cup 2011, he tweeted “My prediction, a tie” , and it later proved to be a tie match.
- In 2004, he launched “Shane Warne Foundation” which helps seriously ill and underprivileged children.