Legendary Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne is no more. He did not leave the country of return at the age of only 52 years. The whole cricket world was stunned by the news of his death. But the truth must be accepted. However, the name of a stand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is being changed this time in homage to Warne.

The Southern Stand of Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will be renamed. Which will be named SK Warne Stand and will remain as a permanent honor. It was at this stadium that Warne touched the hat-trick and the milestone of 600 wickets. Victorian Sports Minister Martin Pakula said work on renaming the stand would be completed as soon as possible.

He breathed his last on Friday (March 4) at his own villa in Thailand. Fox Cricket reports that he died of a heart attack.

Meanwhile Warne’s management company said in a statement that he was found unconscious in the villa. Despite the best efforts of the health workers, he could not be saved.

Warne embellished his colorful 15-year cricket career with one success after another. He has taken 607 wickets in 145 Tests, the second highest wicket-taker in Test history.

Warne also took 293 wickets in 194 ODIs. He won the 1999 World Cup final and won the Matchsera award in that match.  

Meanwhile Warne was an effective all-rounder in Test cricket. Warne has two centuries in first-class cricket. In his 301-match first-class career, he got the chance to bat 404 times. He has scored more than 10,000 runs in 2 centuries and 26 half centuries. Not many famous batsmen have so many runs in first-class cricket.

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