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Shane Warne dies of a suspected heart attack in Thailand

Warne was regarded as one of the greatest bowlers to have ever graced the game of cricket.

Australia’s legendary spin bowler, Shane Warne dies of a suspected heart attack in Thailand on Friday, March 4 at the age of 52.

Warne’s management company announced the news in a brief statement released on Friday that he has passed away in Koh Samui, Thailand.

Warne was regarded as one of the greatest bowlers to have ever graced the game of cricket. The Aussie retired with a phenomenal record in the longest format.

“Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived,” Warne’s management company said in a statement.

Warne featured in 145 Tests and 194 ODIs from 1992 to 2007. In international cricket, he pocketed 1001 wickets combined during his magnificent career.

After retirement, Warne turned towards the broadcasting aspect of the game as he became a commentator and expert.

The iconic leg-spinner captained the Indian Premier League (IPL) team, Rajasthan Royals. He guided the Rajasthan-based franchise to a fairy-tale victory in the inaugural season of IPL.

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