One of the greatest spin bowler in the history of cricket, Warne passed away due to a heart attack during a vacation in Thailand in March this year. He was 52. The England and New Zealand players paid tribute to Shane Warne in the ongoing first Test between them. The broadcasters Sky Sports showed a two-part documentary named “Bowled Shane,” which described the stories about warne in the the 2005 and ’2006/07 Ashes series. Warne was in his peak form and delivered astonishing performances throughout those series.
Warne also wore jersey No. 23 for his team, and The Lord’s cricket named its commentary box after the legendary cricketer’s name. The Lord’s commentary box will now be called ‘Shane Warne Commentary Box.’
In The opening day of the Test match in Lords between England and New Zealand the game was paused for 23 seconds after 23 overs as a tribute to Shane Warne on Thursday (June 2).
That day, Every player and umpire lined up right beside the pitch and applauded the ICC Hall of Fame as a video package in Warne’s tribute, which was played on the giant screen.