With just about every player in Australia, his whole goal and ambition is to play for Australia. That's why they're playing first class cricket. It's just a different attitude.

— Shane Warne

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Sachin Tendulkar is in my time the best player without doubt - daylight second, Brian Lara third.

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The reason why I have lost weight is that I looked at the international schedule and thought that I wanted to play for another two years. It is a very hectic schedule and if I want to get through that then I have to be in the best shape that I can.

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When I turned 36 I realised - the likelihood is that in four years time I'll be 40.

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Part of the art of bowling spin is to make the batsman think something special is happening when it isn't.

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Find a way to get back in to the game, find a way to build a partnership, find a way to catch a ball, find a way to stop it.

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Being in love with somebody is a wonderful feeling.

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I can 100 percent tell you that I have not gone under the surgeon's knife or had a facelift.

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I still eat pizzas, I still like pies, I still have spaghetti hoops for breakfast... but it's in moderation now.

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To me, cricket is a simple game. Keep it simple and just go out and play.

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All my coaches tell me that I have been under achieving.

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I think we have got the wood on South Africa, but that does not mean they are not a good team. They intimidate a lot of teams but we intimidate them. There is no disrespect for South Africa; they are a very good team.

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I suppose my look, the way I play - you combine all that sort of stuff and that makes people interested in what I actually do. So then, when off-the-field stuff happens... I suppose it's one of those cocktail mixes.

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About Shane Warne

Quotes 45 sayings
Nationality Australian
Profession Athlete
Birthday September 13, 1969

My only problem is the fear that opposition bowlers might go for my fingers and that's why I was scared of the short ball. Now I am struggling with the ball pitching up and swinging away. I just keep nicking that one.

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We played well in Kenya. We didn't lose a game and we bowled Pakistan out for 100 twice. We don't need to change much from that for this tournament.

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The wickets I have played on for my whole career, most of them have been to suit fast bowlers in Australia.

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I'll be going to bed having nightmares of Sachin just running down the wicket and belting me back over the head for six. He was unstoppable. I don't think anyone, apart from Don Bradman, is in the same class as Sachin Tendulkar. He is just an amazing player.

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The first thing is to be patient, which is probably the hardest thing to do.

Don't worry if blokes are whacking you out of the park because you still have the opportunity to get him out next ball, even if it's not the same ball.

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It was bloody difficult getting followed around all the time.

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There are no secrets about England - they are searching for positives.

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I have been trying to lose weight for the last two-three months and it has gone really well. In the last 6-12 months I have been in the best form in quite a while.

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I am no dummy, mate, that's for sure.

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I think when two people get together, their past is their past.

Their reputations are reputations. You can only take someone the way you find them... on face value. I think that was how we were both, the way we were.

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My life was falling apart and then to come out and play and have my best ever - 40 wickets, 250 runs... But the only reason I could do that was because of the way I thought and I think I'm pretty strong mentally. I think I am anyway, pretty strong to get over whatever it is.

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We've just got to be careful - with all sports, let alone cricket - I think there's so much emphasis on doing the right thing all the time, but I think the public want to be entertained when they come to watch sport.

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I have always tried to move on from disappointments as fast as I can.

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Four hundred wickets is 400 more than I thought I'd get.

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With Australians we're saying we're going to win before we start playing and pretty much keep on saying that.

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The IPL is just pure, intense. You don't need all the other stuff. I don't believe in coaches in international cricket.

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I have a responsibility to my children to be fit and healthy.

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You can't afford to live your life with regrets.

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Sachin Tendulkar is the hardest batsman I've ever had to bowl to because he judges the length a lot quicker than anyone else.

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In the space of one delivery so much had changed.

My confidence was sky-high. I was pumped up and rock'n'rolling.

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Rahul Dravid being known as 'The Wall' is pretty much spot on.

'The fortress' could also describe Rahul. Because once, Dravid was set, you needed the bowling equivalent of a dozen cannon firing all at once to blast him down.

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I'm proud of what I've achieved in cricket, as once I didn't think I was good enough.

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I'm fitter than I've ever been, I'm actually very, very healthy and I'm happy.

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I think he lives in such a rarified bubble these days, he doesn't understand what reality is any more.

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The public want to see people play an exciting brand of cricket.

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Never give up; just absolutely never give up.

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You have to watch India in India truly to appreciate the pressure that Sachin Tendulkar is under every time he bats. Outside grounds, people wait until he goes in before paying to enter. They seem to want a wicket to fall even though it is their own side that will suffer.

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With Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, it was better to be friends and make them smile rather than wind them up.

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There are a lot more tabloids in England that like to report other things in your life, some of which are true and some of which are exaggerated and untrue. There have been stories where people claim to have seen me in one place and I wasnt even in that city then. The Aussie press is more judgmental and moralistic.

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I also think there's too many players who say the same boring answers, they don't even have to turn up to interviews because journalists answer their own questions the way they ask them. Unfortunately the way it is now players are so afraid to say anything, but I'd like them to be honest.

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I just play because I love playing and I try and take as many wickets as I can.

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I've slept with a couple of people and made some poor choices and put things in jeopardy with... what I was happy with, and that's my own fault. I've got no one else to blame about that stuff.

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