Indian skipper Rohit Sharma said it was a great loss for the sport and it was not easy for the cricket world to accept the news of Shane Warne’s death. Rohit Sharma also offered his condolences to Shane Warne’s family and friends. Warne’s death shocked the entire cricket community. He suffered a suspected heart attack while on vacation in Thailand. His friends tried everything to save him, but he couldn’t survive. He was just 52 years old.
Former Australian leg spinner Shane Warne is one of the legends of spin bowling. He played for his country in 145 friendlies and in 194 ODI games. In 145 tests, Warne claimed 708 wickets for an average of 25.41. In 194 ODIs he claimed 293 wickets at an average of 25.73.
During the 1999 ODI World Championship, Warne was also instrumental in Australia’s victory. In the inaugural season of the 2008 IPL, he led the Rajasthan Royals to victory and became the first captain to win the title. According to Muttiah Muralitharan (1377), Warne has won 1001 international wickets.
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Huge loss for cricket: Rohit Sharma pays tribute to Shane Warne
Rohit Sharma expressed his sadness at Warne’s death ahead of the 1st Test of Day 2 between India and Sri Lanka. Yes, absolutely devastated to hear the news of Shane Warne’s death. It is a huge loss to our cricket world and we understand his contribution to that cricket world. He has inspired the whole new generation of cricketers and has done wonders with the ball. We all know that,” said Rohit Sharma. “So it’s a huge big loss. It was very sad to hear, but I would like to once again express my condolences to his family, his three children, his friends and relatives,” the Indian skipper continued.
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