Shane Warne is a celebrated sports speaker and cricketing star, who is considered to be one of the greatest bowlers ever to hit the sport. The Australian cricketer boasts a career spanning two decades, during which he both played and captained a number of high profile teams. As a testament to his career, Shane was awarded the Wisden Cricketers of the Year award in 1994, Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World in 1997, Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World in 2004 and one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Century.
As a cricket speaker, he features at sporting events nationwide where he covers such topics as sporting success, international competing and his journey to elite sport. After earning a sports scholarship at Mentone Grammar, Shane went on to play for the University of Melbourne Cricket Club from 1983 to 1984. Reflecting upon his career, Shane has a bowling average of 25, and has bowled 142,595 balls over his 20 years of playing. Additionally, he has a batting average of 15, and has scored nearly 13,000 runs. Shane’s playing style is categorised by his iconic leg-spin, which has inspired many new cricketers to embrace the traditional method. A fast bowler, he is renowned for his ability to turn the ball with formidable accuracy.
Prior to retiring in 2013, Shane also had a highly successful media career, having appeared as a commentator on Australian Nine Network. On British television, he captained A Question of Sport in 2007, taking over from Ally McCoist. Shane can discuss both the media and cricket as an after-dinner speaker, proving that this sporting star is both talented and knowledgeable. With a varied array of topics to discuss combined with his charismatic nature, Shane is the perfect addition to your event. Ideal for charity fundraisers, his ongoing dedication to charities like The Shane Warne Foundation and ability to navigate sensitive subjects eloquently makes him a favourite amongst audiences.
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When at corporate events, Shane is known to cover the following topics:
- Cricket Speaker
- Sporting Success
- International Cricket
- Professional Poker
- Overcoming Adversity
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