Shane Warne has had something of a nightmare week and a bit. First a charge for speeding in his Jaguar over in the United Kingdom, and last night a massive verbal stoush at West Indian and Melbourne Renegade batsman Marlon Samuels in the Big Bash League. He even let rip a few expletives that were caught by the mic he was wearing for Fox Sports.
‘A law unto our own’ says a promotional poster for the Melbourne Renegades. They’ve certainly developed that.
Finishing seventh in the first instalment of the Big Bash League, the red army had the team but didn’t post the results. That, however, seems set to change this summer.
With a fresh new look, some solid team signings, and their home ground of Etihad Stadium, the Renegades will be competing in a much stronger and even pool. Let’s take a look at some of the key players: