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Congratulate Warne

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December 26, 2006 12:05 IST
The legendary Shane Warne, who will retire from Test cricket after the fifth Test of the ongoing Ashes series, created history on the first day of the fourth Ashes Test on Tuesday.

He became the first bowler in the world to claim 700 Test wickets, when he bowled England opener Andrew Strauss for 50.

It takes enormous skill, incredible effort, to scale that mountain; Warne's true greatness lies perhaps in the fact that he can, even while good enough to win matches for his team, walk away from the game on his own terms.

Congratulate Warne on his feat; we will make sure your messages get to him.

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