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IND vs ENG Highlights, 4th Test Day 3: Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal take India to 40/0 at stumps needing 152 more runs to win in Ranchi

The young spinner was with the Rajasthan Royals Academy in Somerset, where the late Warne was there to interact with the trainees. Bashir caught his eye and took him aside for a chat. Siddartha Lahiri, head of coaching at RR Academy, remembers the exchange like it was yesterday.

India vs England: How Shane Warne steered Shoaib Bashir, the Rajasthan Royals academy product, on the path to best Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja

It was a brief conversation with Shane Warne, exactly five years in February 2019, that left an indelible mark on Shoaib Bashir, then just 16.

The young spinner was with the Rajasthan Royals Academy in Surrey, where the late Warne was there to interact with the trainees. Bashir caught his eye and took him aside for a chat. Siddartha Lahiri, head of coaching at RR Academy, remembers the exchange like it was yesterday.

“Are you a spinner or a fast bowler?” asked the former Australian leg-spinner, according to Lahiri. “Spinner,” responded Bashir, who’s an offie. (READ MORE)