first_imgEveryone has their favourite football club and former Australia cricketer Shane Warne is no different, even though he found his in unusual circumstances.Warne in a recent interview disclosed that he is fan of England’s Premier League side Chelsea, and has been supporting them ever since his first visited the United kingdom back in 1989.”I had caught the train from Bristol to London and was on the tube when some guy with a Chelsea scarf and Chelsea stuff all over him came up to me and said ‘who do you support?’,” he said.”I looked at him and in his hand he had a big knife – a bit like the one Paul Hogan had in Crocodile Dundee when he says ‘that’s a knife’ – so I said ‘I support Chelsea’.”And ever since then, I have been too scared to support anyone else,” he confessed.In fact, Warne when asked to predict the result for Chelsea vs Manchester United at Stamford Bridge said, “We have done well the last few times they have come to Stamford Bridge so as long we keep beating them that would be good, because a lot of my friends support United. 2-1.”The spin wizard has been one of controversy’s favourite child and on Friday stoked the fire after Australia’s loss to Pakistan in the second Test in Abu Dhabi.Australia led by Tim Paine lost the second Test by 373 runs against Pakistan and concede the two-Test series 1-0.READ – Mohammad Abbas takes 10 wickets as Pakistan thrash Australia to win Test seriesadvertisementThat was not the only effect of their loss, as their position in the ICC Test rankings too received a battering. They have slipped from third to fifth position in the ICC Test Rankings.He took to twitter to express his disappointment at the result and posted his Australia XI that he feels should take the field when they return home to face India.READ – Australia slip to fifth in ICC rankings after 1-0 loss to PakistanHe called for the ‘Marsh Brothers’, Travis Head and Marnus Labuschange to be dropped and the prolific D’Arcy Short to make his Test debut.After a few days of deliberation, I’ve come up with these certainties for the 1st test back in Aust1 Finch2 Short3456 Paine7 Stoinis8 Cummins9 Starc10 Lyon11 HazlewoodRe Short – Remember what people said about Warner before he played his 1st test !Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) October 19, 2018Test side take 2 ! Thoughts followers ?Finch (c)RenshawKhawajaHeadMaxwellPaine (wk)StoinisCumminsStarcLyonHazlewoodShane Warne (@ShaneWarne) October 18, 2018last_img