Cricket stars honor former NBA legend Kobe Bryant


California: The cricket community has posted their tributes to former NBA legend Kobe Bryant who died in a helicopter crash along with his 13-year-old daughter and seven others on board.

Legends took on twitter to share their condolences to the basketball star Kobe, one of the NBA’s all-time greatest players.

West Indies legend and former captain Sir Vivian Richards termed Kobe as a true legend of the sporting world.

Former Australian legend Shane Warne was stunned and shocked after listening to the horrific news.

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar was saddened to hear the tragic demise of basketball legend and his daughter along with other onboard in the helicopter

The 44-year-old former world’s fastest bowler Shoaib Akhtar wrote, “Lost a legend today”.

Indian head coach Ravi Shastri was devasted by the news and sent condolences to his family, friends, and fans across the globe.

Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood wrote, ” Tragic and heartbreaking news. A legend, an athlete, a father and an inspiration to so so many,” and prayers with the family.