India Today – Shane Warne led Rajasthan Royals to the IPL title in 2008 (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSRR won the IPL under the captaincy of Warne in 2008Warne was with the Royals till 2011RR will be led by Steve Smith in IPL 2018Shane Warne has been roped in as mentor by Rajasthan Royals for IPL 2018.

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  • Shane Warne led Rajasthan Royals to the IPL title in 2008 (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSRR won the IPL under the captaincy of Warne in 2008Warne was with the Royals till 2011RR will be led by Steve Smith in IPL 2018Shane Warne has been roped in as mentor by Rajasthan Royals for IPL 2018.
  • The Australian spin king made the announcement on Twitter, days after aShane Warne has been roped in as mentor by Rajasthan Royals for IPL 2018.
  • The Australian spin king made the announcement on Twitter, days after a mystery tweet had got Royal fans in a frenzy.
  • Warne, who retired from international cricket in 2007, was snapped up by Rajasthan Royals for USD 450,000 in the first-ever auction and he immediately made an impact in the tournament by leading his team to victory in the inaugural edition in 2008.
  • Warne, during his time with Rajasthan Royals, was also responsible in shaping up the careers of players like Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Yusuf Pathan and Shane Watson, all of whom then went on to play international cricket.


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