Why Was Shane Warne Fined $50,000 in His Last IPL Season?

Shane Warne, an Australian spinner, was a legend of the sport not just in his native country but also abroad. In addition to his memorable battle with Sachin Tendulkar and his contributions to the IPL, Shane Warne was very beloved among Indian fans.

In IPL 2008, Rajasthan Royals purchased Warne, and they granted him a lot of authority to manage the squad. On paper, the Royals were the worst club in the competition, yet they overcame all obstacles to claim the title in their first season.

Warne passed unexpectedly in Thailand in early 2017 after suffering what was thought to be a heart attack. The entire cricketing community was shocked by Shane Warne’s passing. He received credit for the latest Australia-South Africa test played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Boxing Day.

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Shane Warne Was Fined $50,000 for Publicly Charging Rca Secretary

Shane Warne, known for his contentious disposition, became himself in yet another one while playing his final IPL season with the Rajasthan Royals in 2011. In an argument with the secretary of the Rajasthan Cricket Board (RCA), Warne publicly referred to him as a “lie.” Although the specifics of the argument are unknown, the board did not treat it lightly.

Shane Warne

IPL secretary at the time, Sanjay Dixit, was enraged by the occurrence. The leg-spinner received the same fine that the board had requested. The Disciplinary Procedure Commission of IPL assessed Warne a sizable $50,000 fine. Warne was able to participate in his final games for the team because of this.

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Sanjay Dixit allegedly received an apology from Warne, and given Warne’s reputation, he wasn’t banned. He was firmly cautioned, nevertheless, that one more error would cost him dearly. Warne would not have participated in his final game with the Royals against the Mumbai Indians at Wankhede Stadium if he had been penalized for one game.


Deepak works on Sportoversy as a senior content editor. He reports on the latest events and changes in the sports industry. Moreover, he is quite interested in knowing every single piece of information about athletes available on the internet. In his spare time, he enjoys playing and watching a variety of sports, as well as spending time with his family.

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