Sport Shane Warne to mentor Rajasthan Royals IPL team

03:26  14 february  2018
03:26  14 february  2018 Source:   Wide World of Sports

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IPL 2018: Shane Warne All Set To Be Appointed As Rajasthan Royals ’s Mentor . 0Shares. — Shane Warne (@ ShaneWarne ) February 4, 2018. Rajasthan Royals had recently appointed Zubin He also led the team to a title victory in the inaugural edition, which is his biggest feat in IPL .

Shane Warne is back with Rajasthan Royals ! The former Australia captain, who once led the franchise, will be mentoring RR in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League ( IPL ). Warne had led Rajasthan Royals to their maiden IPL title in the inaugural season of the T20 league

Shane Warne. © Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Shane Warne. Australian cricket legend Shane Warne will return to the IPL in 2018, taking up a mentoring role with Rajasthan Royals, who he led to the inaugural title in 2008.

Warne will link up with Australian skipper Steve Smith and English all-rounder Ben Stokes, with the pair to headline Rajasthan’s playing roster.

“I am very happy and excited to be back with the Rajasthan Royals, who I believe hold a very special place in my cricketing journey,” Warne told the Royals website.

“I am overwhelmed by the love and affection showered on me by the franchise and fans of Rajasthan Royals. We have a strong, young and energetic bunch of boys, and I am looking forward to work with them.”

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Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has been appointed as the mentor of Rajasthan Royals for the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League ( IPL ). Warne , while leading the team in its inaugural season, won the title for Royals famously.

Australia leg-spin legend Shane Warne has confirmed he will return to the IPL a decade after he took the Rajasthan Royals to the title, this time as the team mentor .

Warne played 52 matches for Rajasthan in the first four years of the IPL, taking 52 wickets and leading the side to victory over Chennai Super Kings in the 2008 final.

The leg-spinner says he’s looking forward to working with the squad, with Smith and Stokes to be joined by Australian opening batsman D’Arcy Short, as well as BBL stars Jofra Archer and Ben Laughlin.

“The guys have done a wonderful job at getting the squad together. So many talented Indian, international, senior and young players they always support,” said Warne.

“It really is a wonderful squad and I think it can achieve some special things in 2018.”

The Royals are making their return to the IPL this year, after being banned for two years following an investigation into illegal betting and match fixing.

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NEW DELHI: Shane Warne has returned to the Rajasthan Royals franchise as its mentor ahead of the 2018 IPL season. As we are looking to build a strong team that can be in contention for the title, we believe Warne is the right person to mentor the Rajasthan Royals ,” Badale said.

New Delhi: Australian spin great Shane Warne on Tuesday returned to Rajasthan Royals as team mentor , 10 years after he famously led the side to the IPL title in the inaugural edition.

Royals co-owner Manoj Badale believes the addition of the inspirational former captain is a bonus for the side.

“As we are looking to build a strong team that can be in contention for the title, we believe Warne is the right person to mentor the Rajasthan Royals,” Badale said.

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