Friday was a sad day for the lovers of the game of cricket. One of the greatest cricketers to have played the game, Shane Warne passed away at just 52. Since then, there have been multiple tributes and throwback stories in tribute to the legend. In this article, we take a look at an interesting incident about Shane Warne recalled by the chairman of the Lancashire cricket foundation.
Shane Warne’s untimely demise leaves the cricket fraternity in shock
Arguably the greatest turner of the ball, Shane Warne’s impact on the game was massive. Apart from his skills with the cherry, Warne’s attitude and passion towards the game were infectious. Even now, the Australian was actively part of the game. There is never a big game that used to happen without his opinions about it.
However, despite being fit, Warne passed away due to a suspected heart attack on Friday. It was shocking because just earlier in the day, the player had posted a Tweet in tribute to Rod Marsh, another cricket legend who passed away recently.
For the fans of this generation, Warne was a massive name. His “ball of the century” and his success in the IPL in the very first season had made him very popular in India as well. Therefore, his passing away will be an extremely difficult pill to digest for all across the globe.
An interesting incident about Shane Warne
There have been many stories related to Warnie on his life outside the field. After his passing away, Bobby Cross, the Chairman of the Lancashire Cricket Foundation, narrated an incident about Warne, which shows what a gentleman he was. Here is the incident:
— Bobby Cross (@rjcross7) March 4, 2022
Cricket will surely miss the services of Shane Warne. He had a lot more to give to the game, especially in the art of leg-spin bowling. As many have said, cricket became poorer on Warne’s demise.