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Galle Test to be dedicated to Shane Warne

The two-Test series between Australia and Sri Lanka in Galle will be dedicated to the legendary Australian leg spinner Shane Warne, who died in March

Shane Warne

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  13 Jun 2022 6:49 AM GMT

COLOMBO: The two-Test series between Australia and Sri Lanka in Galle will be dedicated to the legendary Australian leg spinner Shane Warne, who died in March following a suspected heart-attack in Thailand.

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) along with the country's ministries of tourism and sport have reportedly invited Warne's family members for the opening Test and, a report in dailymirror.lk said on Sunday that they have given their consent.

Both the Tests will be played in Galle — June 29-July 3 and July 8-12 — and Sri Lanka's tourism minister Harin Fernando said the CEO of Cricket Australia (CA) has confirmed that Shane Warne's family members will be attending the match. IANS

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