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Exploring Shane Warne Net Worth as the Australian Spin Legend Dies at 52

Shane Warne is a former Australian captain and spinner with an estimated net worth of $50 Million at the time of his death. Shane Warne passed away on 4th March in his villa in Koh Samui, Thailand.

Warne’s management released a statement, “Shane was found unresponsive in his villa [in Thailand] and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived. The family requests privacy at this time and will provide further details in due course.”

We will cover every detail you need to know about Shane Warne in our article today. Keep reading!

Shane Warne’s net worth and other details

Shane Warne was born in the year 1969 in Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, suburbs of Melbourne. He attended Hampton High School. He was offered a sports scholarship to enroll at Mentone Grammar. Warne spent his last three years of schooling at Mentone.

Early days of Cricket & Football

He represented the University of Melbourne Cricket Club in the then Victorian Cricket Association under-16 Dowling Shield competition during the 1983-84 season. He used to bowl a mixture of leg-spin and off-spin.

Next season Warne joined the St Kilda Cricket Club. He then played five games of Australian rules football for the St Kilda Football Club’s under-19 team and went on to play many matches.

Cricket Career

In 1991, Warne made his first-class cricket debut against Western Australia at the Junction Oval in Melbourne. His scorecard was 0/61 and 1/41 for Victoria. He was later selected for the Australia B team.

Shane Warne is the second-highest wicket-taker in the history of test cricket who picked up 708 wickets in 145 Tests for Australia in a celebrated career spanning 15 years from 1992 to 2007. He also took 293 wickets in one-day international matches.

Warne is the second bowler in the world after Sri Lanka legend Muttiah Muralitharan who took more than 1000 international wickets (One day International and test).

In 2007, Warne retired from international cricket after Australia’s 5–0 Ashes series victory over England. He received many accolades in his professional career spanning around two decades like ICC Cricket Hall of Fame and the Cricket Hall of Fame by Cricket Australia.

Warne played 194 ODI matches for Australia. He scored 1,018 runs in ODI matches and 3,154 runs in test matches in his professional career.

Sources of income

The majority of his net worth is from his earnings as a former Australian cricket player. He also earned through product endorsements, brand sponsorships, and investments. He has a stake in Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Personal life

Warne married Simone Callahan in 1995. The couple shared three children.

After his separation from Simone, Warne dated famous English actress Elizabeth Hurley and got engaged in 2011. However, the relationship did not last long and they called off their engagement in 2013.

Recognition

Cricket Australia and Sri Lanka Cricket came together in 2007 to name the Australia–Sri Lanka Test cricket series the Warne–Muralitharan Trophy in honor of ace cricketer Shane Warne and Srilankan bowler Muttiah Muralitharan.

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Archana Kabra
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