On this day: In 1993 Shane Warne Delivers the ‘Ball of the Century’

On this day: In 1993 shane warne delivered the ball of the century
On this day: In 1993 shane warne delivered the ball of the century

Sports Desk- Even today, Australian leg spinner Shane Warne is counted among the greatest bowlers in the world. 27 years ago, Shane Warne bowled such a ball, which surprised the whole world. Warne (1992–2007) bowled a number of great balls in his 15-year international cricket career, but during the Ashes series in 1993, he bowled such a magical ball, which was called ‘Ball of the Century’.

Warne bowled England batsman Mike Gatting in the Old Trafford (Manchester) Test against England on 4 June 1993. The ball was rotated from an angle of about 90 degrees, which surprised everyone. Who was called the ‘best ball of the century’. That ball changed Warne’s life. Warne, this ball remains history even today. The ICC shared a video of Warne’s ball tweeting.

Warne’s cricket career

Warne is the second bowler in the world to get the highest wicket in Test cricket. He took 708 wickets playing 145 Test matches, including 5 or more wickets in 37 innings and 10 or more wickets in 10 matches. At the same time, he took 293 wickets in 194 ODIs.