Legendary spinner Shane Warne aged 52 was passed away in Koh Samui, Thailand, of a suspected heart attack.
Shane Warne Died
Australian cricket icon Shane Warne has died aged 52. “Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived,” Warne’s management have confirmed in a statement.
“The family requests privacy at this time and will provide further details in due course”.
Shane Warne Recent Interaction
Earlier, Shane Warne has paid tribute to Rod Marsh after the Australia legend died at the age of 74.
“Sad to hear the news that Rod Marsh has passed. He was a legend of our great game & an inspiration to so many young boys & girls. Rod cared deeply about cricket & gave so much-especially to Australia & England players. Sending lots & lots of love to Ros & the family. RIP mate”
Sad to hear the news that Rod Marsh has passed. He was a legend of our great game & an inspiration to so many young boys & girls. Rod cared deeply about cricket & gave so much-especially to Australia & England players. Sending lots & lots of love to Ros & the family. RIP mate❤️
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) March 4, 2022
Having made his Test debut at the SCG in 1992, Warne rose to become a key figure across all formats in one of the greatest sustained periods of dominance by any team in world cricket.
Warne is also one among the many IPL overseas players to have a huge fan base in India as he led Rajasthan Royals to victory against the Chennai Super Kings in the final of the 2008 season.
As an Australian Captain Shane Warne led his team in 11 ODI’s among which he won 10 matches at a winning percentage of 90.91.
In February 2003, a day before the start of the World Cup, Warne was sent home after a drug test during a one-day series in Australia returned a positive result for a banned diuretic. Later Warner reveals the reason for his 2003 World Cup ban.
He was a member of Australia’s World Cup win in 1999, and five Ashes-winning sides between 1993 and 2003.
Warne also has scored the most international runs without scoring any centuries (4172 runs) and is also the first batsman to have scored 4000+ runs at the international level without having scored a career century.
Notably, In 2013, Warne was inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame and in 2012, he was also inducted into the Cricket Hall of Fame by Cricket Australia.
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