Shane Warne dies: Australia nice’s astonishing profession in numbers

The previous Victoria and Hampshire participant, extensively thought to be one of many best gamers of all time, was discovered unresponsive at his villa in Thailand.

Throughout a 15-year testing profession that spanned from 1992 to 2007, Warne established himself because the architect of a revival of leg rotation.

His haul of 708 wickets in 145 Check matches is the second most by any bowler and one in every of many data set all through his profession.

Right here, Stats Carry out/OPTA takes a take a look at a few of his best exploits.

708 – Just one bowler – Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka (800) – has already taken extra Check wickets than Warne, who amassed 708.

195 – Warne’s haul of 195 Ashes victims means he holds the document for many Check wickets in opposition to England.

199 – The spinner had 199 Check innings within the crease as a batsman, scoring 3,154 runs total at a mean of 17.32.

14 – Alec Stewart was Warne’s favourite opponent in Testing, with the Englishman having been despatched off 14 occasions.

99 – Warne’s highest rating in Check cricket was 99 runs, whereas his finest effort in one-day internationals was 55.

130 – After England, Warne took probably the most Check wickets in opposition to South Africa, with 130 in complete.

96 – Warne’s most profitable 12 months for bowling, by way of numbers, got here in 2005 when he took 96 Check wickets, though a loss to the Ashes tarnished that run. Within the ODIs, he took a career-high 62 wickets in 1999.

291 – He took 291 wickets for Australia in 193 ODI appearances.

319 – A big proportion of Warne’s Check wickets got here at dwelling, with 319 turning up whereas taking part in in Australia, together with 15 five-wicket runs.

129 – In 22 Assessments in England, Warne gained 129 wickets.

(With OPTA inputs)

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