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Meg Lanning and Shane Warne honored in Queen's Birthday List

Due to their exemplary contribution to the field of cricket, the Australian duo of late Shane Warne and Meg Lanning becomes the latest addition to the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2022

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Due to their exemplary contribution to the field of cricket, the Australian duo of late Shane Warne and Meg Lanning becomes the latest addition to the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2022. The tragic death of spin legend Warne shook the world when he was found dead in his room in Thailand while holidaying back in March. However, he remains the most accomplished leg spinner in the world to date and has been recognized for his great achievements.

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Meg Lanning and the late Shane Warne

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The Australia Women's Captain, Lanning has been honoured as a Member (AM) of the General Division in order to recognize her "significant service to women's cricket at the elite level." It is important to note that Lanning has been part of six World Cup-winning campaigns. Moreover, she has also been named Women's T20 player of the year in 2014 and ODI player of the year in 2015.

Shane Warne gets honoured for cricket as well as philanthropic contributions

"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."

a statement from CA as quoted by Cricbuzz

Muriel Picton and Doug Walters awarded Members (AM) of the General Division

Talking further in this context, Muriel Picton, former Australia women's Test skipper, and CA's Hall of Fame inductee Doug Walters have also been honoured same as Lanning, Members (AM) of the General Division. The same has been given to acknowledge their significant service to the field of cricket at the elite level.

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"The Queen's Birthday Honours List provides us with a chance to recognize and thank some of the incredibly important contributors right across our community. Cricket Australia congratulates everyone that has been recognized in the Queen's Birthday Honour List 2022, especially those from across the cricket community," the statement read further.

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