Shane Warne will likely be given a becoming farewell as his state funeral taked place on the Melbourne Cricket Ground at present.
The Australian cricket legend tragically handed away earlier this month on the age of simply 52 after struggling a coronary heart assault whereas on vacation in Koh Samui, Thailand. An outpouring of grief and tributes adopted the star’s sudden loss of life from these contained in the cricket world and past.
Warne’s household accepted the supply of a state funeral from Victoria premier Daniel Andrews and hundreds of thousands are set to be tuning in to pay their respects from throughout the globe. A crowd of over 50,000 individuals is anticipated to attend the service on the MCG with the service livestreamed at different cricket grounds round Australia.
The occasion is about to get underway at 7pm native time (9am UK time) and will likely be proven stay on Sky Sports Cricket for these watching within the UK. Warne’s shut pal Eddie McGuire will host the service and has mentioned it will be “one of many nice occasions within the historical past of this metropolis and this nation.
Plenty of celebrities are anticipated to attend like Russell Crowe and Hugh Jackman in addition to various cricketing legends, together with Nasser Hussain and Sachin Tendulkar. You can observe all the newest updates on what is certain to be an emotional event in our updates under: