Shane Warne proud of Hall of Fame induction

Shane Warne “humble and proud” after cricket Hall of Fame induction

Shane Warne has revealed that he feels very “proud” of himself for winning a cricket award last night (February 27).

The Australian former cricketer, who is engaged to Liz Hurley, said that she was “disappointed” not to see him being inducted into the Allan Border Hall of Fame at last night’s prestigious award ceremony.

Shane and partner Liz Hurley

Warne told the Herald Sun: “Elizabeth is shooting [Gossip Girl] Tuesday, otherwise she was going to come and fly back. She’s very disappointed she couldn’t be here with us, but we’ve spoken on the phone and she’s very proud.”

He said of the gong: “I feel very humble and proud… I was very shocked and surprised and only found out a short time ago.”

Warne admitted that he felt exhausted after arriving in Melbourne late yesterday afternoon when his flight was diverted through Sydney.

“I think I left New York about three days ago,” he said. “We had just enough time to get changed and showered.”

The star walked the Allan Border red carpet with his children Brooke, Jackson and Summer.

Michael Clarke, who attended the event with girlfriend Kyly Boldy, won the Allan Border Medal and the ‘Test Player of the Year’ prize, Shane Watson was named ‘International Player’, whileDavid Warner triumphed in the the ‘Young Cricketer’ category.