He reached the coveted feat during the Ashes test match at Melbourne in December 2006.
Shortly thereafter, he finished his career with a tally of 708 wickets.
His achievement was soon emulated by Muttiah Muralitharan who now stands at the top with just eight short of 800-wicket mark.
In Picture: Shane Warne looks dejected during an Ashes Test match at Trent Bridge on August 28, 2005 in Nottingham, England.
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