Shocking! Shane Warne dead at 52, heart attack suspected

Warne is the second highest wicket-taker in test cricket

Shane Warne
Shane Warne (Image Credit: Twitter)

In what comes as massive news, Australian legend Shane Warne has passed away due to a suspect ‘Heart Attack’. Shane Warne passed away in Koh Samui, Thailand, of a suspected heart attack. The legendary spinner was found unconscious in his villa and was rushed to the hospital where he was declared dead.

“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.

Warne was the greatest spinner of all time and his sudden demise has left the cricket fraternity stunned. Warne is the second-highest wicket-taker in the Tests, with 708 wickets, only behind Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan. The news comes hours after the demise of another Aussie legend, Rod Marsh. Warne retired from the game in 2007 and since then turned a commentator. Warne also took the coaching role and mentored a few domestic teams. Recently, he expressed his desire to coach the England’s men team.

Here’s how cricketing fraternity reacted to Warne’s shocking demise:


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