Shane Warne dead : Shane Warne, an Australian cricket legend, died at the age of 52 after suffering a suspected heart attack, according to his management. “Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the greatest efforts of medical staff, he could not be resuscitated,” Warne’s management stated in a statement. The family asks for privacy at this time and will share further information when the time comes.” Warne is the greatest leg-spinner of all time, with 708 Test match wickets, second only to Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka. He also got 293 One-Day International wickets and appeared in over 300 One-Day Internationals for Australia.
Gary Lineker was among those to pay tribute to Warne on social media, writing: “Terribly saddened and shocked to hear the news that Shane Warne has died. The greatest spin bowler of all time. Can’t quite believe it. RIP Shane”
Former Pakistan quick Shoaib Akhtar wrote: “Just heard the devastating news about legendary Shane Warne passing away. No words to describe how shocked & sad i am. What a legend. What a man. What a cricketer.”
Warne, largely regarded as the best spinner in history, has 708 wickets in 145 Tests for Australia. He also has 1001 international wickets and won the 1999 ODI World Cup.
Shane Warne dead comes only hours after Rod Marsh, another renowned Australian cricketer, died on Friday after suffering a massive heart attack the week before.
Shane Warne , sometimes known as ‘Warnie,’ had a brilliant international career that spanned 15 years. Warne has the most Test wickets of any Australian and is second only to Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan in the all-time list.