The world of cricket has reacted with shock to the information of Shane Warne’s dying from a coronary heart assault on the age of 52.
The enduring Australian leg-spinner handed away in Thailand of a suspected coronary heart assault, his administration firm stated in a press release.
The previous England all-rounder Kevin Pietersen, who was an in depth buddy of Warne’s, tweeted ‘F***’ when the information broke adopted by a string of crying emojis and the hashtag #RIPKing.’
The present England all-rounder Ben Stokes posted: ‘Australian Legend. @rajasthanroyals Legend. Was an honour to know you and work with you. This man is a LEGEND. #theking’
English cricket legend Ian Botham wrote: ‘I’ve misplaced an amazing buddy on and off the taking part in subject. ‘Probably the greatest’ my ideas are with Jackson Summer season & Brooke….RIP Warnster.’
Former England captain Michael Vaughan posted a damaged coronary heart emoji with the caption: ‘Love ya king.’
The England staff held a minute’s silence for Warne forward of the fourth day of their tour match within the West Indies.
Kevin Pietersen tweeted ‘f***’ in a surprised response to the dying of legend Shane Warne
Kevin Pietersen (proper) tweeted his surprised response to the information of his buddy Warne’s dying
England all-rounder Ben Stokes expressed his shock on the information of Shane Warne’s passing
Cricket legend and commentator Ian Botham stated his ideas have been with Warne’s household
Former England captain Michael Vaughan posted a easy message with a heartbroken emoji
The Indian cricket hero Virender Sehwag described Warne as one of many ‘best spinners’
Shadab Khan stated that Warne had been his inspiration to develop into a leg spinner
Ex-England batsman Ian Bell wrote: ‘Certainly not??? Completely heartbreaking.’
‘There aren’t any phrases. A hero rising up and the best participant I ever performed towards. I can’t consider it. My ideas are together with his family members.’
England Cricket’s official account posted a tribute to their long-time rival writing: ‘One of many best of all-time. A legend. A genius. You modified Cricket. RIP Shane Warne.’
Trinidad and Tobago legend Brian Lara posted a heartbroken emoji with the caption: ‘Am speechless for the time being. I actually don’t know easy methods to sum up this case. My buddy is gone!! We’ve got misplaced one of many Best Sportsmen of all time!! My condolences goes out to his household. RIP Warnie!! You may be missed.’
Jos Buttler was speechless on the information as he merely posted a tearful emoji with a black and white image of himself standing back-to-back with Warne.
Lancashire and England cricketer Liam Livingstone said that Warne was the rationale why he wears the quantity 23 jersey.
He wrote: ‘ The day I get my equipment, with my new squad quantity… all got here from one man, my idol rising up, the rationale I bowl leg spin and the rationale I now put on 23. Unhappy day for the world of cricket!! RIP @ShaneWarne a real cricketing legend!’
Luke Wright, who performed alongside Warne for the Melbourne Stars, commented: ‘Shocked and extremely unhappy to listen to that Shane Warne has handed away. It was a dream come true taking part in alongside facet him for the @StarsBBL. Ideas together with his household. RIP Shane.’
Former Australian captain David Warner wrote a message in tribute of each Warne and fellow Aussie legend Rod Marsh who additionally died on Friday.
He stated: ‘Two legends of our recreation have left us too quickly. I’m misplaced for phrases, and that is extraordinarily unhappy. My ideas and prayers exit to the Marsh and Warne household. I simply cannot consider it, you’ll each be missed.’
Adam Gilchrist, one other former Australian captain posted a message with 12 damaged coronary heart emojis.
Brian Lara described Warne as one of many ‘best sportsman of all time’
Jos Buttler was speechless as he posted a teary emoji with an image standing back-to-back with Warne
David Warner paid tribute to each Warne and Rod Marsh who additionally died on Friday
Sportsmail columnist David ‘Bumble Lloyd instructed talkSport: ‘Shane was beneficiant to a fault. He lived life to the total, he was Peter Pan, however when it got here to cricket, he was severe.
‘He championed the sport. He was severe about cricket however he needed it to be enjoyable. He needed bowling to be enjoyable, to smile on the opposition after they hit you for six.
‘He had this God-given expertise and he was so grateful for it that he at all times needed to assist different gamers.
‘Any younger spinner who got here into the sport at no matter degree, he would go and discuss to them, work with them, give them a pat on the again.
‘He was an immense character, however as a participant he was high of the tree. For me, he’s one of the best I’ve ever seen. Bloody hell, that is unhealthy information.’
England’s official account posted a black and white picture of Warne after taking part in towards them
Liam Livingstone wrote that Warne was the inspiration as to why he wears the quantity 23
Luke Wright paid tribute after taking part in alongside Warne whereas taking part in for the Melbourne Stars
The Pakistani former cricketer Shoaib Akhtar tweeted: ‘Simply heard the devastating information about legendary Shane Warne passing away. No phrases to explain how shocked & unhappy i’m.
‘What a legend. What a person. What a cricketer.’
Sachin Tendulkar posted: ‘Shocked, surprised & depressing… Will miss you Warnie. There was by no means a uninteresting second with you round, on or off the sphere. Will at all times treasure our on subject duels & off subject banter. You at all times had a particular place for India & Indians had a particular place for you. Gone too younger!’
Rohit Sharma wrote on Twitter: ‘I’m really misplaced for phrases right here, that is extraordinarily unhappy. An absolute legend and champion of our recreation has left us. RIP Shane Warne….nonetheless can’t consider it.’
Indian cricket hero Virender Sehwag tweeted: ‘Can’t consider it. One of many best spinners, the person who made spin cool, famous person Shane Warne isn’t any extra.
‘Life may be very fragile, however that is very tough to fathom. My heartfelt condolences to his household, buddies and followers all all over the world.’
Pakistani cricketer Shadab Khan stated: Heartbroken about @ShaneWarne’s information. Relaxation in peace legend. I used to maintain watching him take wickets on TV. So after I began correct cricket, I made a decision to develop into a legspinner. Don’t have any phrases to specific my sorrow. Prayers for the departed and household.’
India’s Dinesh Kharthik was unable to register the shock information of Warne’s passing
Former footballer and Match of the Day host Gary Lineker was ‘saddened and shocked’
The Indian participant Dinesh Kharthik wrote: ‘Shane Warne… Actually!!! Inform me it’s not true please. The world will bear in mind you… Relaxation in Peace #Legend.’
Warne’s administration launched a short assertion on Friday saying that he handed away in Thailand of a suspected coronary heart assault.
He’s believed to have been in Ko Samui on the time of his dying.
‘Shane was discovered unresponsive in his villa and regardless of one of the best efforts of medical employees, he couldn’t be revived,’ the assertion reads.
‘The household requests privateness at the moment and can present additional particulars in the end.’
England’s gamers held a one minute’s silence in Warne’s reminiscence earlier than their tour recreation in Antigua
Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan wrote: ‘Unhappy, speechless, and fully shocked. An unimaginable loss to cricket. I’ve no phrases. Thanks for all the things you’ve executed for the game. Relaxation in Peace, Shane Warne. Sending my condolences to his family members.’
His team-mate Jasprit Bumrah wrote: ‘Shocked past phrases. A legend of our recreation, an icon, and somebody who revolutionised spin bowling. RIP Shane Warne.’
Tributes additionally got here in from the world of sport with former England footballer and Match of the Day host Gary Lineker writing: ‘Terribly saddened and shocked to listen to the information that Shane Warne has died. The best spin bowler of all time. Can’t fairly consider it. RIP Shane.’