During a career that spanned 15 years and resulted in 708 Test wickets, Shane Warne compiled a list of highlights the envy of all bowlers.
How do you go about selecting what was his greatest moment of all time on the field?
We’ve chosen five of his greatest performances below.
1. The Gatting Ball
Warne entered the 1993 Ashes series in England with little fanfare. That changed in the blink of an eye after one of the most jaw-dropping deliveries seen in Test cricket. With his first ball in Tests on English soil, Warne bowled Mike Gatting. The ball came out of the hand perfectly, drifted to the leg spin, drew Gatting into the shot, before spitting like a cobra, fizzing past the outside edge and clipping the off bail. As far as perfect deliveries go, there have been – and will be – few better.