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Shane Warne state funeral live updates: Thousands commemorate the cricket’s ‘box office’ star

Shane Warne state funeral live updates: In the wake of cricket legend Shane Warne’s death from a suspected heart attack at the age of 52 in Thailand on March 4, “larger than life” was a typical description of the Australian leg-spin bowler from his fellow cricket stars, actors, comedians, musicians, politicians, personalities and everyday fans. Coldplay vocalist Chris Martin wrote a song, The Eulogy, which was played at the private family funeral on March 20. On Wednesday (March 30), it will be one of the tributes, along with others from Elton John, Robbie Williams and Sheeran, played at a public memorial service at Warne’s beloved Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). More than 50,000 people will gather for the memorial at the stadium where Warne produced some of his milestone moments — inc...