Shane Warne was undoubtedly among the best spinners of all time, An absolute legend.
Shane Warne the Australian Cricket Legend and the greatest spinner in Cricket history passed away at the age of 52, of a suspected heart attack. His management company released a brief statement, in the early hours of Saturday(AEDT).
“Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived,” the statement reads. “The family requests privacy at this time and will provide further details in due course.”
Just 12 hours before his death, Warne wrote a message on Twitter paying tribute to another Australian cricket legend Rod Marsh, who died on Thursday 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.” it read.
Shane Warne’s life
Shane Warne is named among the greatest players of all time, he played for the Australian National Team and captained the One Day Internationals(ODI).
Warne’s leg-spin with his miraculous bowling mastery had the world dropping their jaw, making him the best spinner of all time. Shane retired from International Cricket in 2007, followed by which he played a full season at Hampshire in 2007. he took 708 Test wickets – second in the all-time wickets list.
Warne played for Rajasthan Royals in the first four seasons of the Indian Premier League(2008-2011) leading them to victory in the finals of the 2008 season against Chennai Super Kings.
Shane Warne retired from all formats of cricket in 2013 ending an era as a legend in Cricket history. Former Cricketers like Virendra Sehwag and others have come forward expressing their sadness on Warne’s demise.