Tributes flood in for Shane Warne as friends, family and fellow stars remember an Australian legend

''I feel like the sun has gone behind a cloud forever.''

By Maddison Leach
In the early hours of the morning on March 5, news broke that cricket legend Shane Warne had died in Thailand of a suspected heart attack. He was just 52.
Australia woke to devastating reports that one of the nation's most iconic - and most beloved - sporting figures was gone, leaving behind three children and an incredible legacy.
In the days that followed, those who knew "Warnie" best flooded social media with tributes to the man he was both on and off the cricket pitch.
The Aussie cricket icon passed away aged 52. (Image: Twitter)
Actress Magda Szubanski remembered his charm and wit, former fiancée Elizabeth Hurley called him her "Lionheart" and fellow sportsmen like Michael Clarke voiced their heartbreak.
His family have also released official statements regarding his tragic death, including heartfelt words from his children.
In honour of Shane's incredible life and the legacy he leaves behind, we've collected some of the most touching tributes from friends, family and fellow stars.
Keep scrolling to see how Australia is remembering Shane Warne.
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