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Michael Clarke and Kyly jet into Sydney after Shane Warne's memorial

Former Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke and his ex-wife Kyly put on a united front on Wednesday as they attended ‘s state memorial in Melbourne.

And the former couple returned to  together the following day, looking solemn as they walked through the terminal after what was no doubt an emotionally tough time for them both.

Michael, 40, who was friends with Shane on and off the field, dressed casually for the flight in a black T-shirt and shorts.

United in grief: Exes Michael and Kyly Clarke looked solemn as they returned to Sydney on Thursday, the day after attending Shane Warne's state memorial in Melbourne

United in grief: Exes Michael and Kyly Clarke looked solemn as they returned to Sydney on Thursday, the day after attending Shane Warne’s state memorial in Melbourne

Kyly, also 40, looked chic in a pair of black pants, which she teamed with a white T-shirt and sleek blazer. 

The Clarkes both carried Louis Vuitton luggage, including a backpack and shoulder bag, as they made their way to a silver Mercedes-Benz.

The former couple had arrived at the MCG together for Shane’s state memorial alongside Michael’s personal assistant Sasha Armstrong.

Still close: Michael dressed casually for the flight in a black T-shirt and shorts. Kyly looked chic in a pair of black pants, which she teamed with a white T-shirt and sleek blazer

Still close: Michael dressed casually for the flight in a black T-shirt and shorts. Kyly looked chic in a pair of black pants, which she teamed with a white T-shirt and sleek blazer

Homeward bound: The Clarkes both carried Louis Vuitton luggage, including a backpack and shoulder bag, as they made their way to a silver Mercedes-Benz

Homeward bound: The Clarkes both carried Louis Vuitton luggage, including a backpack and shoulder bag, as they made their way to a silver Mercedes-Benz

Supportive: The former couple, both 40, had arrived at the MCG together for Shane's state memorial alongside Michael's personal assistant Sasha Armstrong

Supportive: The former couple, both 40, had arrived at the MCG together for Shane’s state memorial alongside Michael’s personal assistant Sasha Armstrong

Shane died aged 52 from a suspected heart attack while on a boys’ holiday on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand on Friday, March 4.

Thai authorities ruled he died of natural causes.

The celebrated leg spinner is survived by his three children, ex-wife Simone Callahan, parents Brigitte and Keith, and brother Jason. 

RIP: Shane died aged 52 from a suspected heart attack while on a boys' holiday on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand on Friday, March 4. Thai authorities ruled he died of natural causes

RIP: Shane died aged 52 from a suspected heart attack while on a boys’ holiday on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand Kusen Aluminium on Friday, March 4.Thai authorities ruled he died of natural causes

Michael shared a special tribute to his friend during the memorial service.

He said through tears in a pre-recorded video: ‘I was asked the other day how you say goodbye…I don’t think I ever can. But I can say see you later.’ 

Michael and Shane played cricket together for Australia and were known to be close.

Devastated: Michael shared a special tribute to his friend during the memorial service

Devastated: Michael shared a special tribute to his friend during the memorial service

Kyly shared her heartbreak on social media after Shane’s death.

‘So very, very sad to hear this news this morning,’ said the former model-turned-interior decorator.

‘I’m in shock, can’t believe this just happened.Life can be so short, so unpredictable, hug tight and spend all the time you can with those you love,’ she added. 

Over: Kyly and Michael split in September 2019 after seven years of marriage, but did not reveal their break-up until February 12, 2020

Over: Kyly and Michael split in September 2019 after seven years of marriage, but did not reveal their break-up until February 12, 2020

Kyly shares daughter Kelsey Lee with her retired batsman husband.

The Clarkes split in September 2019 after seven years of marriage, but did not reveal their break-up until February 12, 2020.

In a statement at the time, the pair said the ‘amicable’ decision to separate was ‘the best course’ for their daughter.   

Amicable: In a statement at the time of their split, the Clarkes said the 'amicable' decision to separate was 'the best course' for their daughter

Amicable: In a statement at the time of their split, the Clarkes said the ‘amicable’ decision to separate was ‘the best course’ for their daughter