Top 36 Shane Warne Quotes

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Shane Warne, a former Australian cricketer, is widely regarded as an Australian cricket commentator. He is also a former international cricketer and a caption of the Australian national team in One Day Internationals (ODI). Australia must be blessed enough to get such a greatest blowers in the history of the game.  

He has achieved a lot from the athletes as he was named one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1994. In 2000, he was chosen by a panel of cricket experts in the list of five Wisden Cricketers of the Century. It is the rule to be retired from any sports category and continue this rule; he was officially retired from cricket in July 2013.

Check the following 36 quotes by this cricket legend, Shane Warne, that will inspire you to win at any cost.

Shane Warne on field
Shane Warne on field

“To me, cricket is a simple game. Keep it simple and just go out and play.”― Shane Warne

“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.”― Shane Warne

“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.”― Shane Warne

“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

“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.”― Shane Warne

“Being in love with somebody is a wonderful feeling.”― Shane Warne

“I can 100 percent tell you that I have not gone under the surgeon’s knife or had a facelift.”― Shane Warne

8th of 36 Shane Warne Quotes

“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.”― Shane Warne

“The problem is there’s still a big kid inside me who likes to have fun. I am passionate about my cricket and I love my family, but I’m also a kid and maybe I need to grow up… And maybe I don’t.”― Shane Warne

“All my coaches tell me that I have been under achieving.”― Shane Warne

“Four hundred wickets is 400 more than I thought I’d get.”― Shane Warne

“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.”― Shane Warne

“I just play because I love playing and I try and take as many wickets as I can.”― Shane Warne

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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.”― Shane Warne

“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.”― Shane Warne

“It was bloody difficult getting followed around all the time.”― Shane Warne

“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.”― Shane Warne

Shane Warne quotes on his fitness
Shane Warne quotes on his fitness

“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.”― Shane Warne

“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.”― Shane Warne

“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.”― Shane Warne

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

“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.”― Shane Warne

“The public want to see people play an exciting brand of cricket.”― Shane Warne

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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.”― Shane Warne

“With Australians we’re saying we’re going to win before we start playing and pretty much keep on saying that.”― Shane Warne

“The IPL is just pure, intense. You don’t need all the other stuff. I don’t believe in coaches in international cricket.”― Shane Warne

“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 wasn’t even in that city then. The Aussie press is more judgmental and moralistic.”― Shane Warne

“I’m proud of what I’ve achieved in cricket, as once I didn’t think I was good enough.”― Shane Warne

“You can’t afford to live your life with regrets.”― Shane Warne

“People make mistakes and I’ve probably made a few more than others, but unfortunately mine are also a bit more public. That’s the way it is. You’ve just got to get on with life. After all, it’s not a rehearsal.”― Shane Warne

“I have always tried to move on from disappointments as fast as I can.”― Shane Warne

“If you ask anyone around the cricket grounds, they will say I always sign loads of autographs and thank the ladies for lunch and try to behave in the right way.”― Shane Warne

33th of 36 Shane Warne Quotes

“I am no dummy, mate, that’s for sure.”― Shane Warne

“I still eat pizzas, I still like pies, I still have spaghetti hoops for breakfast… but it’s in moderation now.”― Shane Warne

“I have a responsibility to my children to be fit and healthy.”― Shane Warne

“I’m fitter than I’ve ever been, I’m actually very, very healthy and I’m happy.”― Shane Warne

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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