August 13, 2022

A state funeral will probably be held in Victoria for Shane Warne after the cricketing nice died of a suspected deadly coronary heart assault in Thailand on Friday.

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews confirmed on Sunday Warne’s household had accepted the state authorities’s provide, with extra particulars in coming days.

‘Will probably be a possibility for Victorians to pay tribute to his contribution to his sport, to our state and the nation,’ Andrews mentioned. 

Warne’s supervisor James Erskine believes the 52-year-old would have wished a public farewell.

‘I believe he would like to have a celebration of his life,’ Mr Erskine mentioned. ‘He wouldn’t need it (a funeral) to be simply dignitaries. 

‘He was very a lot a person of the individuals, he would positively desire a state of affairs the place everybody might go to it if they need.’

A state funeral will probably be held in Victoria for Shane Warne after the cricketing nice died of a suspected deadly coronary heart assault in Thailand

Warne's family have accepted the Victorian state government's offer of a state funeral. Pictured: Shane with his kids Brooke, Summer and Jackson Warne

Warne’s household have accepted the Victorian state authorities’s provide of a state funeral. Pictured: Shane together with his youngsters Brooke, Summer season and Jackson Warne 

Erskine earlier revealed the cricketer had completed a ‘ridiculous’ weight loss plan of consuming solely fluids days earlier than his dying.

‘He did go on these ridiculous form of diets, and he was simply completed with one,’ James Erskine informed 9’s Weekend At the moment on Sunday.

‘It was a bit all or nothing. It was both white buns with butter and lasagna stuffed within the center or he can be having black and inexperienced juices.

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‘He clearly smoked most of his life. I don’t know. I believe it was only a huge coronary heart assault.’

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said of the funeral: 'It will be an opportunity for Victorians to pay tribute to his contribution to his sport, to our state and the country'

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews mentioned of the funeral: ‘Will probably be a possibility for Victorians to pay tribute to his contribution to his sport, to our state and the nation’

Warne's manager James Erskine believes the 52-year-old would have wanted a public farewell, saying, 'I think he would love to have a celebration of his life'

Warne’s supervisor James Erskine believes the 52-year-old would have wished a public farewell, saying, ‘I believe he would like to have a celebration of his life’

Erskine earlier revealed the cricketer had finished a 'ridiculous' diet of consuming only fluids days before his death

Erskine earlier revealed the cricketer had completed a ‘ridiculous’ weight loss plan of consuming solely fluids days earlier than his dying

Yuttana Sirisombat, superintendent on the Bo Phut police station, informed reporters Warne had been struggling chest pains earlier than arriving in Thailand. He additionally had bronchial asthma and had seen a health care provider about his coronary heart.

The dying of the 52-year-old 145-Check veteran on the island of Koh Samui shouldn’t be being handled as suspicious.

Warne was staying in a personal villa with three mates, one in every of whom carried out CPR after discovering him unresponsive when he didn’t present up for dinner.

He was taken by ambulance to Thai Worldwide Hospital and later his physique was transferred to Ko Samui Hospital.

On Thursday night, Shane Warne shared an image of the infinity pool from his hotel in Koh Sumai. His death from a heart attack 24 hours later has shocked world sport

On Thursday evening, Shane Warne shared a picture of the infinity pool from his resort in Koh Sumai. His dying from a coronary heart assault 24 hours later has shocked world sport

Shane Warne's body was taken from Samujana Villas to the nearby Thai International Hospital on Thailand's Koh Samui

Shane Warne’s physique was taken from Samujana Villas to the close by Thai Worldwide Hospital on Thailand’s Koh Samui

Erskine informed Fox Cricket Warne was solely three days right into a deliberate three-month vacation and alone watching cricket when he fell sick.

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His good friend Andrew Neophitou, who was among the many group staying in the identical villa, went to test on him.

‘They have been going to have a drink … or go and meet somebody to exit and have a drink at 5 pm and Neo knocked on his door at 5.15 pm as a result of Warnie is at all times on time,’ Erskine mentioned.

‘He went in there … after which realised one thing was mistaken. And he turned him over and gave him CPR and mouth-to-mouth, which lasted about 20 minutes after which the ambulance got here.’

His body was later transferred to Ko Samui Hospital

His physique was later transferred to Ko Samui Hospital

Warne's friend Andrew Neophitou (pictured centre) went to check on the cricketer and performed CPR on him for 20 minutes

Warne’s good friend Andrew Neophitou (pictured centre) went to test on the cricketer and carried out CPR on him for 20 minutes

Australia’s ambassador to Thailand Allan McKinnon mentioned police and hospital workers in Ko Samui have been working to get Warne’s physique again to Australia shortly.

‘They’ve been very compassionate, very environment friendly and really understanding,’ he mentioned.

Sirisombat says Warne’s physique will probably be moved for an post-mortem in the primary state hospital in Surat Thani province on Sunday.

A forensic group has inspected the villa the place Warne was discovered and his associates have given statements to police as a part of customary process.

Erskine informed Weekend At the moment Warne’s household was understandably devastated with the cricketer’s kids – daughters Brooke, 24, and Summer season, 20, and 22-year-old son Jackson – in ‘full shock’.

In the meantime tributes proceed to pour in from all walks of life, with newspapers, celebrities, politicians and adoring followers lining as much as recall their reminiscences of the legendary legspinner.

Others left flowers, meat pies, beers and cigarettes at his statue exterior the MCG all through Saturday, the place the southern stand will probably be renamed the S.Okay. Warne Stand in his honour.

Hollywood star Russell Crowe tweeted he was having a tough time accepting the information.

‘Genius participant. Grand firm. Loyal good friend,’ he tweeted.

Rolling Stones frontman and passionate cricket fan Mick Jagger tweeted: ‘He introduced such pleasure to the sport and was the best spin bowler ever’.

Tributes continue to pour in from all walks of life, with newspapers, celebrities, politicians and adoring fans lining up to recall their memories of the legendary legspinner. Pictured: A cricket fan holding a placard of Warne

Tributes proceed to pour in from all walks of life, with newspapers, celebrities, politicians and adoring followers lining as much as recall their reminiscences of the legendary legspinner. Pictured: A cricket fan holding a placard of Warne

People pay their respects at a statue of cricketer Shane Warne at the Melbourne Cricket Ground

Individuals pay their respects at a statue of cricketer Shane Warne on the Melbourne Cricket Floor 

Many left behind beer bottles as they farewelled the cricketing great

Many left behind beer bottles as they farewelled the cricketing nice