“I miss you…”: Sachin Tendulkar’s emotional post on Shane Warne’s first death anniversary
Sachin Tendulkar posted this picture of himself with Shane Warne on social media.© Twitter
Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday remembered Australian spinner Shane Warne, who died of a heart attack a year ago. Tendulkar took to social media to post a special message on his “great friend”. In a tweet, the former Indian batsman remembered the late Australian legend’s humor and charisma. “We have had some memorable encounters on the field and have shared memorable moments even after. I remember you not only as a great cricketer but also as a good friend. I am sure you will go to heaven first. making the place more attractive than ever.” Your sense of humor and charisma, Warne!”, wrote Tendulkar.
The Indian legend posted along with a picture of himself along with Warne.
We have played some memorable matches on the field and shared equally memorable moments afterwards. I remember you not only as a great cricketer but also as a good friend. I’m sure you’re making heaven a more fun place than ever with your sense of humor and charisma, Warnie! pic.twitter.com/j0TQnVS97r
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) March 4, 2023
With 29 encounters at international level, Warne and Tendulkar have faced off in countless matches. In all these matches, Warne was successful in dismissing Tendulkar a total of four times. In 1998, Warne drew first blood at the Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai as the Indian legend was dismissed for four.
However, in their second encounter, Tendulkar tore apart the entire Australian bowling line-up, including Warne. Tendulkar played an unbeaten innings of 155 (191). It was the game changing moment of the entire match.
The Tendulkar–Warne rivalry was seen as a major factor that attracted people to cricket. Shane Warne’s statistics are enough to justify his status as an iconic spinner.
With 1001 wickets in international cricket and 293 wickets in ODIs along with 708 wickets in the Test format, Warne has left behind a huge legacy.
During a golden career that saw him break several records in cricket and set his own, the legendary Australian leg-spinner impressed his fans as much with his blond hair as he did with his signature ‘flippers’ and pace turner. Along, leaving an impact on the gentlemen’s game that is likely to stand the test of time.
Warne died of a heart attack on March 4, 2022, while on holiday in Thailand.
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