Bollywood mourns legendary spinner Shane Warne's demise

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Bollywood mourns legendary spinner Shane Warne's demise

On Friday, the cricket fraternity lost its legendary spinner, Shane Warne, at the age of 52 due to a heart attack. But the loss was not just mourned by the cricket scape, but also by Bollywood as several celebs expressed their grief and condolence on the athlete's demise. 

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana shared a picture of Warne, alongside which he wrote, "Goodbye Warney! I emulated your action as a leg spinner of my school team and under-16 and under-19 team of Panchkula district. Your loss is very personal. Rest in peace legend." on his Instagram handle.

Manyata Dutt, the wife of actor Sanjay Dutt, shared an Insta Story that read, "Extremely sad and disheartening news... RIP."

Soha Ali Khan also expressed grief by writing, "Deeply saddened to lose a legend much before his time."

Varun Dhawan shared a picture of the legendary spinner and captioned, "Completely shocked by this news, have so many childhood memories watching this legend."

Warne had scalped 708 wickets in his marvelous career spanning over 145 Test matches and was one of the best spinners to have embraced the game in the world. 

The leg-spinner was known for his guile bowling and took a total of 1001 wickets. He became the first-ever bowler to scale the peak of 1,000 international wickets.

He played 194 One Day Internationals for Australia in which he scalped 293 wickets. The right-hander was also handy with the bat as he scored 3,154 runs in his Test career. Warne amassed 1,018 runs in the 50-overs format.


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