Legendary Shane Warne will be a part of the Rajasthan Royals as team mentor for this year's IPL. Warne took to Instagram and uploaded a video where he was seen making the announcement.
"Got a huge announcement that I promised and that is that I will be joining the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL in season 2018 as team mentor. I am very thankful for the opportunity that I will mentoring the Royals, so I will be really looking forward to it and being back involved with the Royals. Have some wonderful memories, specially from 2008 where we won the inaugural year," said Warne in the video.
He was the captain of the Rajasthan Royals team that won the IPL in the year 2008.
"The fans in India have always supported me through out my whole career but they really got behind us in 2008 with the Rajasthan Royals. As I said, great memories and the guys have done a wonderful job in putting the squad together with so many talented Indian players, international players, senior players and young junior players they always support. It really is a wonderful squad and think they are going to achieve some special things in 2018. So once again, I am delighted to announce that I am the team mentor for Rajasthan Royals and thank you for all your support. I can't wait to get there and remember the words, Hallo Bol" he added further.
Warne has taken 57 wickets in 55 matches in the IPL playing for Rajasthan Royals and was the man behind Royals' success in the inaugural year.