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Shane Warne in attendance on opening day of ICC European Division 3

Fri, Jun 15, 2012 11:58 AM


Elizabeth Hurley accompanied ex-Australian spinner

Shane Warne today attended the Estonia v Slovenia fixture on the opening day of the ICC European Division 3 in Estonia.

The European championship a pathway event to the ICC World Twenty20 Global Qualifier, is the first European tournament to be held in Estonia.

The former international spinner, took 708 wickets at Test level, 293 ODI wickets and 66 Twenty20 wickets in his outstanding career.

Warne accompanied by Elizabeth Hurley was delighted to be in attendance at the championship tweeted, "Hello Estonia…Looking forward to watching the Estonian cricket team play in Tallinn this afternoon".

Co-host organiser and Estonia Captain, Tim Heath is delighted by Warne's visit, "It is fantastic to have Shane Warne here on Day 1 of the tournament and for him to experience the grass roots of European cricket and the ICC Pepsi Development Programme, it will no doubt give all the teams a boost to see a player of his stature here.

"We would like to thank our national team sponsors for setting up this visit," concluded Heath.

All of the tournament's matches are being streamed live on the tournament website.

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