Shockwaves of despair floated across the entire globe when Shane Warne passed away at the age of 52 of a suspected heart attack while on holiday in Thailand.
The entire world stood up and appluaded Shane's life which was nothing short of adventures and excellence
Surprisingly, the Australian great never received any state honours till the time he was alive.
He was showered with titles and honours from the sporting world but had never been felicitated with any title or award by his country.
Celebrating Shane's life and acknowledging his contribution, the Australian government felicitated him for "distinguished service to cricket as a player
role model and commentator, to the community through charitable initiatives, and for philanthropic contributions".
The Australian cricketer who has 708 test wickets to his name is also a former world cup champion and has won the prestigious IPL trophy
Earlier this year on March 31, 2022, Cricket Australia paid tribute to the legend and unveiled the Shane Warne stand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).