Spin wizard Shane Warne injures himself in a motorbike accident

Former Australian spinner Shane Warne has been injured in an accident while riding his bike at Melbourne and admitted in a hospital

Arijit Barua
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The Test great Shane Warne has been left badly bruised, sore and with a potentially broken ankle after having an accident while riding his motorbike on Sunday. The spin king was taking his road bike for a ride in Melbourne as he injures himself. Warne was coming out from a factory where he got injured himself.

Shane Warne, the 52-year old went down with the 300kg bike and slid for more than 15 meters. Meanwhile, he injured his hip, foot, and ankle. He was riding with his son, Jackson, who took care of him after the accident.

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Shane Warne with his son Jackson |

Shane Warne with his son Jackson

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He voided serious injury and didn't seek immediate treatment. However, he was headed to the hospital on Monday to get himself checked out after waking up in severe pain. He was concerned with having damaged his hip and fearing his foot or ankle may have been broken.

Shane Warne openes up about his bike accident in Melbourne :

"It was another beautiful day in Melbourne and I went for a motorbike ride and I was putting the bike back in the shed, I keep it up in a storage shed, so I was off the road," Warne said on Monday of the accident.

"I'm a bit battered and bruised and banged-up. I thought I was OK, but this morning I woke up and can't move too well. "So I'm off to hospital after this.

"The ankle is not great, but hopefully it's just bruised. The hip I think is just bruised, where I landed, but then the bike landed on my foot. "Hopefully it's not broken and I'll be there at the first Test at the Gabba."

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The 145-Test superstar, Australia's all-time leading Test wicket-taker with 708 scalps, has been riding motorbikes for more than two years but said "I'm only on my Ls" referring to his learner's permit.

Warne said he'd be ready to commentate for Fox Sports when the Ashes start, with the first Test between Australia and England at the Gabba in Brisbane on December 8.

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