Chinese cricketer Ming Li watched Shane Warne videos on YouTube to learn leg-spin
Image courtesy: Hong Kong Cricket Association (Twitter)

Ming Li from Hong Kong scripted history when he became the first Chinese cricketer to join Australia’s T20 Big Bash League. He revealed that he has learnt bowling leg-spin by watching legendary spinner Shane Warne’s videos on YouTube.

Sydney Sixers roped in the leggie for southern summer season under the Cricket

Australia rookie programme. Li has been playing cricket since 2004 and debuted for hong Kong in the year 2010 which was followed by the selection for 2010 Guangzhou and 2014 Incheon Asian Games.

Li’s craze for cricket arise by watching his role model Warne bowling and has he has also imitated his action. Li was quoted in a report from AFP saying, ““I’d like to thank the Hong Kong Cricket Association, Sydney Sixers and Cricket Australia for this opportunity. Playing here will help improve my cricketing skills, knowledge and experience.”