Sri Lanka vs Australia Test in Galle to be dedicated to late Australian legend Shane Warne

Shane Warne passed away earlier this month at the age of 52.  (AP photo)

Shane Warne passed away earlier this month at the age of 52. (AP photo)

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) along with the country’s tourism and sports ministries have reportedly invited Warne’s family members for the opening Test and a report in DailyMirror.LK on Sunday said they have given their consent. .

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

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) along with the country’s tourism and sports ministries have reportedly invited Warne’s family members for the preliminary Test and a report in DailyMirror.LK on Sunday said they have given their consent.

Both Tests will be played in Galle from 29 June to 3 July and 8-12 July and Sri Lanka’s Tourism Minister Harin Fernando said Cricket Australia (CA) CEO has confirmed that Shane Warne’s family members will attend the match.

Australia have won the three-match T20I series 2-1 against the hosts, and the five-match One Day International series begins on June 14 in Pallekele.

Australia are facing multiple injury issues ahead of the ODI series, with Mitchell Marsh ruled out of at least a couple of matches due to a calf injury and pacer Mitchell Starc also suffering a strange injury to his bowling finger. decreased because of

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