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Ashes: Warne haunts England's summer in 1993


Shane Warne was a relative unknown at the start of the 1993 series but that all changed with his first ball in a Test on English soil - when he famously bowled a flummoxed Mike Gatting in the opening Test at Old Trafford.

England were no match for Warne - or the rest of the Australia team - in the opening two Tests and although a better performance led to a draw in the third Test at Trent Bridge, another crushing defeat in the fourth Test at Headingley sealed the series in Australia's favour.

Mike Atherton led England to a consolation win in the sixth Test at the Oval but the victory did little to diminish the sense of Australian dominance.

Commentators: Jonathan Agnew, Trevor Bailey, Brian Johnston, Vic Marks


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