Former Australian cricketer Shane Warne has passed away at the age of 52 as a result of a suspected heart attack in Koh Samui, Thailand.
“Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived,” his management confirmed in a statement.
Shane Warne was regarded as one of the greatest bowlers to have played cricket and retired from the game as Test cricket’s second most prolific wicket-taker.
The legend played 145 Test matches for Australia, and took 708 wickets in the longest format of the game. He also represented Australia in 194 One ay Internationals and took 293 wickets in the format,
Following the announcement of the death of Shane Warne, condolences started pouring in from around the globe on social media, especially from cricketers.
Find it hard to believe. Such a devastating loss for the cricket world. He literally inspired generations with his magical leg spin. You’ll forever be missed #ShaneWarne. My heart and prayers goes to his family, friends, and fans. #legend pic.twitter.com/pigrD785gC— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) March 4, 2022
The game of cricket has lost what I consider a university of leg-spin bowling today. I was inspired by his bowling from the start of my career and it was always a privilege to play against him. My deepest condolences are with Warne’s family and loved ones. #ShaneWarne pic.twitter.com/Uht87qDcJ5— Shahid Afridi (@SAfridiOfficial) March 4, 2022
Cannot believe it.— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) March 4, 2022
One of the greatest spinners, the man who made spin cool, superstar Shane Warne is no more.
Life is very fragile, but this is very difficult to fathom. My heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and fans all around the world. pic.twitter.com/f7FUzZBaYX
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