Warne, who redefined the artwork of spin bowling to develop into one of many best in worldwide cricket, died of a suspected coronary heart assault in Thailand on Friday on the age of 52, leaving the cricket fraternity shell-shocked.
“I had the privilege and honour to play in opposition to Shane Warne. Extra importantly the nice privilege of attending to know him personally and taking part in with him and alongside him as a colleague, I believe that can most likely be one of many highlights of my cricketing profession,” Dravid stated in a video posted within the BCCI Twitter deal with.
“Even in case you did not meet him fairly often, he would make it really feel like this was private. It actually looks like a private loss. It is one thing that basically hurts; it is unhappy. So long as the sport is being performed, somebody like Shane Warne and Rodney Marsh will all the time be remembered,” added the pinnacle coach.
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Warne handed on a day when Australian cricket was mourning the loss of life of wicket-keeping legend Rodney Marsh.
“Actually unhappy day for the sport of cricket. To lose two legends in two days, individuals who actually made the sport what it’s and actually liked the sport, is certainly a deep loss. Our ideas are with each the households, their buddies and should their souls relaxation in peace.
“I did not know Rod that nicely, I met him just a few instances. However grew up watching quite a lot of Rodney Marsh and listening to loads about him,” stated Dravid.
The previous India captain had been team-mates with Warne for the Rajasthan Royals within the 2011 IPL after dealing with off in opposition to one another in worldwide cricket.
“Simply to get to know him personally loads and talk about him as an important cricketer and rightly so; everyone knows loads about that.
“I believe for me what is going to stay simply is the reminiscences of the friendship, of the instances we spent collectively off the sphere and simply the power to attach. I believe that was what was nice about Shane Warne,” stated the batting legend on the sidelines of the primary Take a look at between India and Sri Lanka.
An iconic title in worldwide cricket, Warne, since making his debut in 1992, performed 145 Checks for Australia, choosing up 708 wickets together with his leg-spin. In his 194 ODI appearances, Warne snared 293 scalps.
He immortalised himself with the ‘ball of the century’ in 1993 when as a 24-year-old, he deceived Mike Gatting at Outdated Trafford with a supply that landed on the leg stump and, because the Englishman tried to defend, turned viciously to clip his off bail.