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.
A true legend of the sporting world!
— Sir Vivian Richards (@ivivianrichards) January 26, 2020
Former Australian legend Shane Warne was stunned and shocked after listening to the horrific news.
Like everyone, I’m stunned, shocked and saddened to hear the horrific news about Kobe Bryant and his 13 year old daughter who died in a helicopter crash. Thoughts are with his family and loved ones at this extremely sad time ! #RIPKobeBryant
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) January 26, 2020
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
Saddened to hear about the tragic demise of Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna & others on-board the helicopter.
My condolences to his family, friends and fans across the world. #KobeBryant pic.twitter.com/N8B4Tcr4KU
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 27, 2020
The 44-year-old former world’s fastest bowler Shoaib Akhtar wrote, “Lost a legend today”.
Lost a legend today.
RIP “KOBE BRYANT “ pic.twitter.com/Az12CMir4i
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) January 26, 2020
Indian head coach Ravi Shastri was devasted by the news and sent condolences to his family, friends, and fans across the globe.
Absolutely devastated by the tragic news of Kobe Bryant and his daughter. My heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and fans across the globe #KobeBryantRIP #KobeForever #Kobe pic.twitter.com/gPQcfDehUl
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) January 27, 2020
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.
Tragic and heart breaking news. A legend, an athlete, a father and an inspiration to so so many. May you rest in peace Kobe & your daughter, and those who lost their lives in the crash. Thoughts and prayers with the family. pic.twitter.com/ZPUv7gE1wy
— Azhar Mahmood (@AzharMahmood11) January 27, 2020