Warne, Lanning feature in Queen's Birthday Honours List 2022
Ace Australian all rounder Meg Lanning and late spin wizard Shane Warne have been included in Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2022 for their contribution to cricket and the community.
Warne, who passed away in March this year due to heart attack in Thailand, has been recognised for his unbelievable feats where he finished as the most prolific leg spinner in international cricket as well as his contributions outside.
"The late Shane Warne was honoured Officer (AO) of the General Division for distinguished service to cricket as a player, role model and commentator, to the community through charitable initiatives, and for philanthropic contributions," said a statement from CA.
Australia Women’s skipper Meg Lanning, has been awarded Member (AM) of the General Division for “significant service to women’s cricket at the elite level”
Lanning is a six time World Cup Winner and has also been named as Women’s T20 player of the year in 2014 and ODI player of the year in 2015 amongst other notable achievements.
Apart from this duo, former Australia women’s test skipper Muriel Piton and CA’s Hall of Famer Doug Walters have also been included in the prestigious list and will be awarded Members (AM) of the General division "for significant service to cricket at the elite level."
"The Queen's Birthday Honours List provides us a chance to recognise and thank some of the incredibly important contributors right across our community.
"Cricket Australia congratulates everyone that has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honour List 2022, especially those from across the cricket community,
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