Australian cricket chiefs on Monday backed chief selector John Inverarity after stinging criticism from Test great Shane Warne and other ex-players over the controversial rotation policy.Warne used his website to speak out against resting players -- particularly fast bowlers -- to guard them from breaking down as a result of the relentless demands of international cricket.
But Cricket Australia (CA) chairman Wally Edwards insisted Australia were on the right track after meeting under-fire...Read Full Story
Spin legend Shane Warne has been fined 770 Australian
dollars after admitting driving at more than 160hm/hr on a Scotland
motorway where the maximum speed limit is 110km/hr.
Warne had five penalty points put on his licence at Dumfries Justice
of the Peace Court, south of Glasgow, on Tuesday, News.com.au reports.
Lawyer Graham Walker, who entered a petition of guilty on behalf of the cricket great, represented Warne, it further reported.
In remarks, Walker described the incident on the...Read Full Story
Thanks to the heavily updated site Cricket Blitz I was made aware of a survey done by the Reader’s Digest of 1,000 people in Australia. They were asked to rank famous people and professions out of ten, ten being the most trustworthy.When all was calculated, Shane Warne had ranked lowest.Are we surprised? No. We trusted him once, and he gave us Michael Beer.The man deserveth not our faith.Read Full Story
The spin king’s brief but much-hyped turn as a TV chat show presenter has been cut short, with Channel 9 dumping his series with one episode still to be shown.Five episodes of Warnie were originally expected to air; however, Nine has shelved plans for the final episode, which was due to be shown tomorrow night.Nine sources claimed the cricket-focused series had been cut short because Australia didn’t regain the Ashes. However, the show has struggled to find viewers since it began on...Read Full Story
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