Hugh Jackman Pays Tribute to Shane Warne, Says He’s Grateful to Have Witnessed His Once In A Generation Talent

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Popular Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman has paid his tribute to the former Australian cricket legend Shane Warne who passed away at the age of 52 on Friday.

His sudden and unexpected loss has made everybody shocked. From the film to the sports fraternity, everybody is currently in a state of shock after hearing the very sad news of the demise of legendary Australian leg-spinner due to a suspected heart attack on Friday.

While paying his tribute in respect to the departing soul, Hugh Jackman took to his Instagram handle to share a throwback picture right from the time when he was there to promote one of his films at the cricket ground.

The picture shared by Hugh Jackman clearly witnesses both the legends wearing cricket gears. They are also looking pleasant by giving smiles all over. This is what he wrote while sharing the picture, “Like you all, I’m in shock to wake to the news that @shanewarne23 has passed away. I’m grateful to have known him and to have witnessed his once in a generation talent. My heartfelt sympathies to his family and close friends at this incredibly difficult time. Rest well, Shane.”



Shane Warne was one of the best leg spinner any country could have produced. Warne took over 708 wickets in 145 test matches.

He also has a great track records in one day cricket format as well. Out of the 194 One Day Internationals for Australia, he took 293 wickets. Not only this, Warne also contributed a lot from his bat as well.

The right hander scored 3,154 runs in his Test career. In the 50 over game format, Warne amassed 1,018 runs.

Shane Warne is survived by three kids named Brooke, Summer and Jackson that she shared with ex-wife Simone Callahan.


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