Australian spin legend Shane Warne passed away on 4th March 2022 in Thailand. And now, a state funeral for Warne will be held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). A massive crowd of 1,00,000 people is expected to attend the event.
As per a report within The Herald Sun, the funeral is likely to require put in the next 2 weeks. Shane Warne’s manager, James Erskine expressed that the MCG would be the foremost suitable put for the memorial service of apparently the most noteworthy spinner that the diversion has ever seen.
A stand to be named after Shane Warne at the MCG
Also, a stand in Australia’s biggest cricket stadium is slated to be renamed as the SK Warne cricket stand. Shane Warne played 145 Test matches for Australia, and is the highest wicket-taker for the kangaroos in the longest format of the game, with 708 wickets to his name.
The legendary leg spinner also picked up 293 wickets in the ODI format of the game as well. Shane Warne last played an international match for the Australian cricket team in the year 2007 against England. Several cricketing greats mourned the death of Shane Warne, and tributes have still been coming in from every corner of the cricketing world for the legendary Australian leg-spin bowling genius.