Stuart MacGill backs Shane Warne Test return

The Aussie leg spinner says his legendary predecessor is still fit enough to play at the highest level.

updated: December 16, 2012 08:53 IST
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Sydney: Former Australian leg spinner Stuart MacGill has backed a return to the Test team for Shane Warne, saying he is good enough but needs to prove he has the stamina to cope with the five-day game.

A dearth of top-quality spinners has fuelled a campaign to bring back Warne, with the 43-year-old doing little to douse the speculation, recently saying he "absolutely no doubt" he could bowl successfully at Test level again.

MacGill, who took 82 of his 208 Test wickets playing alongside Warne, said he would pick him.

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