Tributes paid to Shane Warne after Australian icon dies aged 52 – latest updates

David Lloyd, a former England coach and player, has been speaking on talkSPORT:

Shane was generous to a fault. He lived life to the full, he was Peter Pan, but when it came to cricket, he was serious. He championed the game. He was serious about cricket but he wanted it to be fun. He wanted bowling to be fun, to smile at the opposition when they hit you for six. He had this God-given talent and he was so grateful for it that he always wanted to help other players. Any young spinner who came into the game at whatever level, he would go and talk to them, work with them, give them a pat on the back. He was an immense character, but as a player he was top of the tree. For me, he’s the best I’ve ever seen.

Continue reading…Cricket world in shock at news of former bowler’s deathAndy Bull: Warne was a genius with carefree spiritCummins leads tributes | Shane Warne obituarySend your tributes to Emma via email hereDavid Lloyd, a former England coach and player, has been speaking on talkSPORT: Shane was generous to a fault. He lived life to the full, he was Peter Pan, but when it came to cricket, he was serious. He championed the game. He was serious about cricket but he wanted it to be fun. He wanted bowling to be fun, to smile at the opposition when they hit you for six. He had this God-given talent and he was so grateful for it that he always wanted to help other players. Any young spinner who came into the game at whatever level, he would go and talk to them, work with them, give them a pat on the back. He was an immense character, but as a player he was top of the tree. For me, he’s the best I’ve ever seen. Continue reading…[#item_full_content]

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