Following Shane Warne, another cricketer from Australia, Adam Gilchrist declared his retirement from IPL. Shane Warne announced his retirement last year in the IPL and Gilchrist did the same a year later.
Another noticeable fact here is that the career graph of these two players in the field of IPL is also much closer.
In their tenure of captaincy their respective teams faced a brilliant exposure and stature. They fetched the titles for their teams and made it the top ranking one.
Shane Warne led his team to fetch the title of the winner of the first ever IPL in the years 2008 and soon after this in the year 2009, when the IPL was organized in South Africa the team Deccan became the winner of the title when Gilchrist was the leader of the team.