Australia cricket legend Shane Warne dies of suspected heart attack, aged 52

Australia cricket legend Shane Warne dies of suspected heart attack, aged 52

By Semi Turaga
Saturday 05/03/2022
Photo: Getty Images

Australia cricket legend and the greatest leg-spinner of all time, Shane Warne, has died, aged 52.

Warne’s management released a brief statement today saying that he passed away in Koh Samui, Thailand, of a suspected heart attack.

The news is the second devastating blow for Australian cricket in 24 hours with fellow great, Rod Marsh, also dying on Friday having suffered a major heart attack last week.

Warne, credited with reviving the art of leg-spin, was part of a dominant Australian Test team in the 1990s and 2000s and helped his country win the 1999 limited-overs World Cup.

Source: FoxSports.com.au

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