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Shane Warne's Ball Of The Century Vs Mike Gatting 20 Years On (VIDEO)

04/06/2013 09:33 BST

In only his 12th Test match appearance on 4 June 1993, Shane Keith Warne announced his name to the cricketing world when he delivered the Ball of the Century to claim the wicket of England's perplexed Mike Gatting.

Exactly 20 years on, Warne's delivery still mesmerises aficionados of the game. An Ashes debutant creating the startling Magnus Effect with a leg break to bamboozle a distinguished batsman borders on perfection. It is a timeless wicket.

So stunned was the rotund Gatting that teammate Graham Gooch later commented, "He looked as though someone had just nicked his lunch." Australia won the match by 179 runs.

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In the 2005 Ashes Warne even paid homage to himself with the scalp of Andrew Strauss at Edgbaston.

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