Shane Warne to be farewelled at state funeral

Fans of cricketing legend Shane Warne will be able to pay tribute to the Spin King at a state funeral.

Cricketing legend Shane Warne will be farewelled at a state funeral.

The Spin King’s family has accepted an offer of a state funeral, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews tweeted on Sunday.

The event will give fans a chance to pay tribute to the popular sporting icon.

“I’ve spoken with the Warne family again today and they have accepted my offer of a State Funeral to remember Shane,” Mr Andrews wrote.

“It will be an opportunity for Victorians to pay tribute to his contribution to his sport, to our state and the country.

“Details will be finalized in coming days.”


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