In January 2008, Shane signed a major two-year agreement with 888 Poker (owned by 888 Holdings PLC, a public listed company in London) to represent them at poker events around the world including the Aussie Millions, World Series of Poker and the 888 UK Poker Open. This deal was renewed in 2011.In March 2008, Shane signed to play in the Indian Premier League for the Jaipur team, Rajasthan Royals. In the first edition of the tournament, where he played the roles of both captain and coach, he led his team to victory against the Chennai Super Kings in a cliffhanger final match on June 1, 2008. In 2009 and 2010, Shane continued as both coach and captain for the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL. He returned to continue both jobs in India in 2011 before announcing his retirement from the IPL at the end of the IPL 2011 season.
The legendary spinner came out of retirement to play in the Big Bash T20 League, where he is seen playing for his home side, the Melbourne Stars and he returns in December 2012.Shane Warne was included in the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame in the annual Allan Border Medal ceremony held at Melbourne’s Crown Casino. Shane stated:
“To be mentioned in the same breath as some of those cricketers who have already been inducted into the Hall of Fame, and to be inducted so soon after my international retirement, is a great privilege,” said Warne.
In 2013, Shane commentated for Sky Sports for the duration the Ashes in England and in Australia. In 2015 Shane Warne commentated on The World Cup for Channel 9 and Star TV. He also reported for Sky Sports on The Ashes.Shane Warne signed a 3 year deal with ESPN to present and commentate on selected Matches.Shane has also signed with Star TV in India to commentate on selected matches.Shane had his own exclusive column in the Times for 12 years and has now signed a four year deal with The Daily Telegraph.
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