Shane Warne has been a great ambassador of Cricket. Not only in his home country Australia but he is admired all around the world for his unmatched spin bowling. He is the second bowler to take 1000 international wickets,
The world got in deep sorrow when Warne left this world in March this year .The Melbourne Cricket Ground witnessed a memorable moment during the Boxing-Day Test match between Australia and South Africa, when the entire cricket stadium stood up in honor of Australian spin legend Shane Warne. Cricket Australia has made a big announcement regarding Shane Warne.
Cricket Australia has made a big announcement in honor of Shane Warne, now the Male Test Player of the Year award in Australia will be given in the name of Shane Warne. The special thing is that this announcement was made by Cricket Australia during the match itself, after which the entire stadium stood up in honor of Shane Warne and thunderous applause was heard in the entire stadium.
Check out how the crowd gave an standing ovation to their hero since many years.
Melbourne Shane Warne’s home ground
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is Shane Warne’s home ground, while the first international Test match is being played on this ground after his death, so Cricket Australia during the Boxing Day Test has announced this. Let it be said that this is a big honor for Shane Warne.
Shane Warne Australia’s biggest bowler
Let us tell you that Shane Warne is considered Australia’s biggest bowler, in 2006 he also won the Test Player of the Year award. Warne took 708 wickets in 145 matches in his Test career. This is the first time that a Test is being played in front of the newly renamed Shane Warne Stand at the MCG. A highlight package of Warne’s career was shown on the big screen just before the national anthem. His name and Australian Test cap number 350 were painted on the MCG outfield for this match. Due to which the entire stadium stood up in his honour.