Shane Warne confident he can still 'rip them out' in cricket

Shane Warne.
Shane Warne. Getty Images - Robert Prezioso

LEG-SPIN legend Shane Warne is adamant he could return to Test cricket on a whim and still excel, were it not for his family priorities trumping cricket.

''If you asked me, 'Can I come out and play a Test match tomorrow?' I'd have absolutely no doubt I could rip them out of the rough and turn them square, all that sort of stuff,'' Warne said.

''But playing international cricket is a huge commitment.

''Playing Twenty20 is a different commitment.

"You're only bowling 24 deliveries, sometimes you might only bowl eight, sometimes 12. It depends on what the game needs.

Reader poll

Do you think Shane Warne would still excel in Test cricket if he returned?

This poll ended on 31 March 2013.

Yes, he's still got it. - 62%

No, he's past his prime. - 37%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

Read more at Brisbane Times

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