Video: Shane Warne celebrates “best friend” Michael Clarke’s career

You play in the same side for years, share the dressing room and go on to become the best of friends. Cricket world has heard of friendships such as Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene, and many similar ones. [Also Read: Video: Wife Kyly pays tribute to Michael Clarke’s glorious career]


Shane Warne has been one of Michael Clarke’s avid supporters and the legendary leg-spinner was one of the first persons to know when the latter decided to announce his retirement during the Trent Bridge Test. [Also Read: Michael Clarke and his best buddy Phil Hughes’ 408 co-incidence]


In this video released by Warne, he talks about his “best friend” Clarke. He says, “Michael Clarke is a hard worker and is ever so dedicated. Pup and I have been roommates for a long time.”


Warne also highlights Clarke’s early days and talks about the graceful manner in which he opted out of the game. He also talks how respectful Clarke has been to his seniors and hailed him as a great batsman and a skipper. Warne also spoke about the impeccable manner in which an emotional Clarke handled the Phil Hughes’ tragedy. [Also Read: Michael Clarke: 31 memorable moments from his illustrious international career]


Watch the video to get a better insight of the camaraderie they shared. Meanwhile, Australia despite winning the Oval Test lost the much coveted Urn as they went on to lose the Ashes 3-2 to England.