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Shane Warne inducted into ICC Hall of Fame at Lord's

Jul 20, 2013 18:48 IST

Australian legend bowler Shane Warne on 19 July 2013 joined the list of cricket legends to be inducted into the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Hall of Fame at Lord's.

Shane Warne is the 69th male member of the Hall of Fame and the 18th from Australia.

Shane Warne received the honour during the tea interval of the second day of the second Ashes Test, and joined Australian greats Glenn McGrath and Steve Waugh in the institution.

Warne is counted among the  first bowler to take 700 Test wickets and represented Australia in 145 Tests between 1992 and 2007.

Shane Warne also took 293 wickets in 194 one-day internationals at an average of 25.73 and was a member of the Australia side that beat Pakistan in the 1999 World Cup final at Lord's.

ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

The ICC Cricket Hall of Fame recognises the achievements of the legends of the game. It was launched by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on 2 January 2009, in association with the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA), as part of the ICC's centenary celebrations.

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