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“I smoked, I drank, I bowled a bit of leg spin…” On the relatable genius of Shane Warne

Just why did the passing of the world's greatest leg-spin bowler hit so many of us for six, asks Ed Cumming?

When the push notification came through, I was with someone who didn’t care.

“Shane Warne’s dead,” I said, staring at the headline.

“The cricketer?”

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