Spin king Shane Warne claims he is in for a multi-million dollar payday after ...

Spin king Shane Warne claims he is in for a multi-million dollar payday after Indian cricket gamble Warne made a deal when he played for an Indian Premier League team in 2008 He got 0.75 per cent ownership of The Rajasthan Royals for every year he played The team is now worth $200million - a figure he expects to double

By Charlotte Karp and Kylie Stevens For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 03:20 GMT, 8 December 2019 | Updated: 03:20 GMT, 8 December 2019

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Shane Warne pictured during day four of the 1st Domain Test between Australia and Pakistan at The Gabba last month

Shane Warne pictured during day four of the 1st Domain Test between Australia and Pakistan at The Gabba last month

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne has revealed a clever investment which could result in a multi-million dollar payday.

The spin king came out of retirement to play for Indian Premier League cricket team The Rajasthan Royals in 2008.

He was paid $657,000 to play and struck a deal that saw him get 0.75 per cent ownership of the team for every year he played, the Herald Sun reported.

'Part of my deal because I had retired from international cricket and I came out (of retirement), they asked me to be captain, coach and run a cricket team the way I wanted to run it; I was the one-stop shop,' Warne said. 

'We were the underdogs, we were the least favoured, no one gave us a chance to win. It was the first ever year of the IPL of franchise cricket where owners bought players and players went into auctions.'

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