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Shane Warne's exclusive poker lessons for Hurley

August 06, 2013 10:28 IST

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The legendary Australian cricketer Shane Warne is hell bent on turning his actress fiancé Elizabeth Hurley into a sports enthusiast.

The leg-spinner who was inducted into the International Cricket Council Hall of Fame during the Ashes series is also a professional poker player.

Warne is apparently giving his partner Liz Hurley, lessons on how to play his favourite card game.


Image: Elizabeth Hurley with Shane Warne
Photographs: Courtesy: Elizabeth Hurley/Twitter

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The British model recently took to Twitter and posted a picture of the book 'An Introduction To Poker'.

The bikini designer called the book her ‘bedtime reading’ in the post.


Photographs: Courtesy: Elizabeth Hurley/Twitter

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Model-actress Elizabeth Hurley accepted that she did not know anything about cricket before she met her cricketer fiancee Shane Warne.


Image: British actress Elizabeth Hurley with Shane Warne
Photographs: Philip Brown/Reuters

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The 48-year-old actress said that her knowledge of the sport was limited to the kind of clothes the players wear, reported Contactmusic.


Image: British actress Elizabeth Hurley with Shane Warne
Photographs: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

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"All I knew was that they wore white. Now, of course, I know a bit more, including the fact they didn't always wear white," said Hurley.

However, Warne is happy that Hurley is taking interest in the sports.


Image: Kevin Pietersen, Elizabeth Hurley and Shane Warne
Photographs: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

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"Elizabeth's knowledge of cricket has come a long way over the last few years. It means a lot to me that she has taken the time to understand the game and I think I've converted to being a fan...," Warne said.


Image: Elizabeth Hurley and Shane Warne
Photographs: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images

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