The sporting world has since paid tribute to Warne, who took 708 test wickets over the course of his distinguished 15-year career.
“I have offered a State Funeral to his family so Victorians can pay tribute to his legacy and contribution to our state, community and country.
“Rest in peace, Warnie.”
In a tweet, Andrews also said that the Great Southern Stand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will be renamed the S.K. Warne Stand as a “permanent tribute” to the spin bowler, who was brought up in the Melbourne suburb of Black Rock.
Flowers, photos, beer cans and scarves were placed outside the MCG and under a statue a Warne on Saturday.
During the match, leg spinner Alana King twice patted her black armbands after taking the wicket of Tammy Beaumont.
In the crowd, fans paid tributes to Warne with signs that read “long live the king of spin,” “legends never die,” and “the magic will stay forever.”
“We’ve just encouraged everyone to talk about it, to look after each other. Everyone’s worked through it differently. Everyone knew Shane, some people knew him better than others.”
Ricky Ponting, the former Australian test captain, also paid tribute to his former teammate on Saturday, writing on Twitter: “We were teammates for more than a decade, riding all the highs and lows together.
“Through it all he was someone you could always count on, someone who loved his family, someone who would be there for you when you needed him and always put his mates first.
“The greatest bowler I ever played with or against. RIP King.”
Family of Shane Warne offered state funeral as tributes to former cricketer continue