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Steve Waugh was the best egocentric amateur I anytime played with: Shane Warne

Steve Waugh was the best egocentric amateur I anytime played with: Shane Warne
Steve Waugh was the best egocentric amateur I anytime played with: Shane Warne


SYDNEY: Australian abundant Shane Warne alleged his above skipper Steve Waugh as the best egocentric amateur and told that all he cared about was his batting average.

Steve Waugh was the best egocentric amateur I anytime played with and was abandoned afraid about averaging 50,” Shane Warne said.
“It was about an abridgment of loyalty. Pretty childish, I know, but that’s the way it was,” he added.
Warne said he was aghast aback Waugh abandoned him in the fourth Test in Antigua in the West Indies in 1999.
“I absent a bit of account for him afterward that. I accept he should accept backed me — as I consistently accept the art of captaincy is to abutment your players and back them every time.

“This asset the account from the players and makes them comedy for you. He didn’t, it’s history, but I never begin it accessible with him afterward that.”
He has accustomed one of the best arguable abstracts in cricketing history, while additionally renewing his decades-old altercation with above captain Steve Waugh.

Warne, Test cricket’s second-most abounding wicket-taker with 708 scalps, appears his account for Douglas Jardine, who led England’s “Bodyline” tour, in his new book “No Spin” appear this week.
Warne said he believed Douglas Jardine was amid the best captains anytime to accept played the game.

“Douglas Jardine, of course, for what he accomplished adjoin Bradman and accepting the adventuresomeness to change the game’s parameters,” Warne wrote.
Jardine, an aloof Englishman, is about admired as a villain in Australian cricketing circles.
His approach of instructing fast bowlers, led by Harold Larwood, to aim at batsmen’s bodies — in a bid to barrier run apparatus Donald Bradman — affronted acrimony amidst the host nation at the time.

Jardine’s approach formed and England won the alternation 4-1 but Australians admired it as arbitrary and it artificial relations amid London and Canberra.
He was atrociously hounded by Sydney crowds, including an acclaimed taunt “leave those flies abandoned Jardine, they’re the abandoned accompany you’ve got”.

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