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Warne-Ing Shane!

The Sheikh of Tweak is reduced to a squeak by Sachin. But the real Test is still to begin.

Warne-Ing Shane!
Warne-Ing Shane!
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THE Australian hype machine has gone deathly quiet for the moment after the hammering Sachin Tendulkar gave Shane Warne in the tour-opener in Bombay. And as the real battles loom—in Madras, Calcutta and Bangalore—Mohammed Azharuddin, Saurav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid must be hoping to swat a softened-up Shane for good.

"Australia, we have a problem," wrote Malcolm Knox in an SOS in The Melbourne Age, describing what he called "the first time an Australian attack featuring Warne has been put away with masterly precision." As Tendulkar totted up a maiden double-ton for the Ranji champ versus the world champ, he hit all panic stations.

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