Physique of Shane Warne in Bangkok as Australia arranges return house | Cricket Information

BANGKOK: The physique of Australian cricket icon Shane Warne remained in Thailand for one more day on Tuesday, police mentioned, as consular officers labored on logistics to carry house the person broadly considered one of many best spin bowlers of all time.
Warne, age 52, died final Friday whereas on vacation on the island of Koh Samui. Native authorities mentioned Warne died as a result of a suspected coronary heart assault and congenital illness.

Thai police had indicated his physique might be repatriated on Tuesday. Nevertheless, Kissana Phathanacharoen, a police spokesperson, mentioned Warne’s physique was at a Bangkok police hospital late Tuesday the place it will stay till a flight was organized.

“It’s now a matter of ready for the Australians to organise a flight… there are not any causes for the Thai facet to conduct any additional examination,” he mentioned.

Tributes from internationally have been pouring in for Warne, with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison calling him “certainly one of our nation’s biggest characters”.

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Australia’s embassy in Thailand on Tuesday mentioned preparations have been nonetheless being made to fly the cricketer’s physique house and directed media enquiries to its overseas ministry in Canberra, which mentioned it was helping the household and wouldn’t remark additional owing to its request for privateness.
Australian media has mentioned Warne’s household funeral can be adopted by a memorial service on the Melbourne Cricket Floor (MCG) inside two or three weeks.
The 9 Community reported the Nice Southern Stand, the place the spinner took his 700th wicket in 2006, can be renamed the S.Okay. Warne Stand in his honour.

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