Australian cricketer Shane Warne dies at 52, a look at his glorifying records

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You will be missed

Australian cricketer Shane Warne known as to be the world’s greatest leg spinner dies died at the age of 52

Career

In a 16-year career, Warne has a total of 1,001 wickets from 339 internationals with a strike rate of 25.51.

Wicket taker

He was the highest wicket-taker in Test cricket (708) until December 2007,Muttiah Muralitharan surpassed him.

Captaincy

Warne led his team to a win rate of 90.91 percent in the 11 games he captained.

Scored runs

Warne also holds the record for most runs scored without a century (3154).

Records

Warne became the first player to take 700 wickets in Test cricket in 2006. He was also the first batsman in the longest format to reach 600 wickets.

IPL

Warne has an excellent IPL record, with 57 wickets at a strike rate of 25.39.

Iconic 8/71

Warne's finest performance was against England in Brisbane in 1994, when he took 8/71 in a match

Tests record

Warne made history in the 2005 Ashes series, taking 40 wickets in five Tests at a strike rate of 19.92.

Wisden Cricketer

Warne was crowned one of Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1994, and is widely regarded as one of the finest bowlers in cricket history.

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