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Shane Warne to be Inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Jul 11, 2013 15:20 IST

ICC on 11 July 2013 announced that Shane Warne, former Australian spinner would be inducted into the ICC cricket hall of fame on 19 July 2013 at Lord’s during the Ashes Test series between Australia and England. He played for Australia in 145 tests between 1992 and 2007. He claimed 708 test wickets with a strike rate of 25.41. He was the first bowler to take 700 test wickets.

Warne had also played in 194 ODIs and claimed 293 wickets at an average of 25.73 and he was the part of the Australian cricket team that won the World Cup in 1999 at Lord's against Pakistan.

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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