Shane Warne passed away on Friday, leaving the whole cricketing community in disbelief. There have been multiple tributes for the cricketer and human being that the Aussie legend was. A news editor from Sky has now recounted a touching gesture by Shane Warne which shows the brilliant human being that he was. We take a look at it in this article.
The cricket fraternity is shocked by the untimely demise of the legend
On Friday morning, Shane Warne posted a tweet in tribute to Rod Marsh, the Australian cricketer who passed away recently. Late in the day, it was announced that Warne had breathed his last due to a suspected heart attack. He was only 52 and hence, it was a massive shocker for anyone who has known him or heard of him.
At 52 years old, although he was retired, Warne had plenty to contribute. He is very active in broadcasting and viewers always enjoyed his inputs while watching the game. Moreover, Warne was a legendary spinner and many youngsters could have been benefited from him. Therefore, Warne’s passing away leaves a big hole in the cricket fraternity.
A touching gesture by Shane Warne
Tributes have been in plenty for the cricketer after the announcement of his demise was made. Due to a few controversies of his, many had doubts regarding his off-field behavior. However, people close to him used to re-iterate that he was a fine gentleman. The political editor at the Sky, Andrew Clennell, posted a tweet recounting a gesture by Warne some years ago. Here is a look at the same:
Sad news. When at uni,had a job checking tickets at the WACA. One day I was at the entrance to an area where disabled kids were. I saw Shane Warne come to that area and talk to a kid for 20 mins before play. No cameras. He was just doing something out of goodness of his heart
— Andrew Clennell (@aclennell) March 4, 2022
Warne was always known to encourage youngsters in their careers. His first season in IPL was a massive proof of the same. He won the title with a bunch of new faces. It was a terrific achievement and is one of the stories of the league.