Shane Warne State Memorial Service Set for March 30

A state memorial service was held to celebrate the life and achievements of the great Shane Warne of Cricket, Australia. Confirmed By Victorian Prime Minister Daniel Andrews.

This service will take place on Wednesday, March 30th at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

“Nowhere else in the world is it better to say goodbye to Warney than’G’,” Andrews said in a post. twitter..

“Victorian people will be able to pay tribute to Shane and his state contributions, as well as his sport, at a memorial service at MCG on the night of March 30. Information and tickets will soon be available. It will be available, “he said.

Given the popularity of Warn and the capacity of the MCG stand to accommodate more than 100,000 people, the event is expected to be large. If the people in the field can afford it, the potential numbers could increase further.

According to Andrews, there is no limit to the number of crowds and details have not yet been finalized.

As a homage to Warn, MCG’s Great Southern Stand Rename SK Warne Stand stands as soon as possible in time for service.

The service will be livestreamed with details announced to the Victorian Government. Website..

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Former Australian cricket player and FOX Sports commentator Shane Warne was seen in the third test match of the Australian and British Ash series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia on December 26, 2021. increase. (Photo courtesy of Quinn Rooney / Getty Images)

Born in 1969 in Upper Ferntree Gully, a suburb of Melbourne, Warn made his international test cricket debut against India in 1990 in Sydney, Australia.

He is widely recognized as the greatest leg spin bowler in the history of sports. Warn also held the record for most of the wickets used in test cricket, winning a total of 708 by 2007.

The sports legend retired from international cricket in 2007 and completely retired from sports in 2008. He later became a commentator on the game.

Warne 52 died on Friday, March 4, on a vacation in Koh Samui, Thailand, on suspicion of a heart attack.

His body has been escorted by Thai police from southern Thailand to Bangkok and will be returning home to his family in Melbourne this week on a charter flight. A private funeral will be held next week.

Epoch Times Sydney Staff