The irresistible draw of charmers with a colourful past

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The irresistible draw of charmers with a colourful past

Cricket star Shane, a hero in his native Australia and adored for his laddish charm, is, undoubtedly, a magnet for ladies. 

Countless extra-marital affairs have meant his private life has long been under media scrutiny – but never more so than when he started dating Elizabeth, one of Britain's most luminous women.

So smitten was the model that she quickly began to profess her feelings for Shane publicly on Twitter, and in February 2011 made the long journey Down Under to be with her new beau (pictured).

But it remains to be seen whether the glamorous brunette can tame the sports star.

Their short romance has already been beset by infidelity allegations