Australian cricket legend Shane Warne dies of a Heart Attack at the age of 52

Shane Warne

In the most shocking and tragic news of the day, Australian cricket legend Shane Warne has passed away in Koh Samui, Thailand due to a suspected Heart Attack. He has reportedly gone on a holiday there with his family in his own Villa.

Shane Warne had just turned 52 last September and was lately working as a cricket analyst and commentator.

The statement that shared the tragic news read that Shane Warne was found unresponsive in his Villa and he could not be revived although the Medical staff tried their best. It added that the Warne family requests privacy at this time of great grievance and they will provide further details soon.

Shane Warne is considered to be one of the greatest spinners of all time. During his peak, he was simply unplayable and undoubtedly the best in the world.

He has picked up 1001 wickets in 339 matches across all the formats. His stats speak for themselves and prove how big a player Shane Warne was back in his days. He has played 145 test matches and 194 ODIs and was active between the years 1992 and 2007.

He is also famously known to have bowled the ‘Ball of the Century’. It was back in 1993 that he got that title after bowling a crazy spinning delivery in a test match which turned at an insane angle.

The prolific wicket-taker was also a very good captain, In fact, he was the first-ever captain to win the Indian Premier League back. He won the first-ever season of the Indian Premier League with his side Rajasthan Royals.

His untimely death is indeed very tragic and it will be mourned not only in Australia but across the globe.