RIP Shane Warne, one of the game’s best characters and finest bowlers. Sadest news of Shane Warne death is hitting the sky on Twitter and all electronic media.
They greatest spinner of All time Shane Warne has passed away ate the age of 52.
Shane Warne is widely regarded as one of the greatest bowlers to have played the game, having retired as Test cricket’s second most prolific wicket-taker.
Australia cricket legend Shane Warne has passed away of a suspected attack in Thailand. He was 52.
Warne is widely regarded as one of the greatest bowlers to have played the game, having retired as Test cricket’s second most prolific wicket-taker.
Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived,” Warne’s management confirmed in a statement to the Australian media.
The family requests privacy at this time and will provide further details in due course.”
Warne is the greatest leg-spinner of all time, having taken 708 Test match wickets, a figure only surpassed by Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan.
He also took 293 One-Day International wickets and made more than 300 appearances for Australia across all formats.
Warne helped Australia win the Cricket World Cup in 1999 and has taken more wickets than any other bowler in Ashes cricket, with 195.
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.”
West Indies star Carlos Brathwaite added: “Sometimes it’s difficult to remember people who you idolize are human . It’s impossible to think they’ll leave us. Such a young age with so much more to give to our game. This is a big loss to the cricketing world. RIP Shane Warne”