Australian cricket great Shane Warne dies at 52

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Shane Warne, who was considered to be the greatest bowler in cricket history and helped Australia win the World Cup in 1999, has died. He was 52.

shane warne death

Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived,” the statement said

Police in Thailand said Warne’s body was transferred to Ko Samui Hospital for an autopsy. Police added they did not find any wounds on Warne’s body.

shane warne death

Known as “Warnie,” Warne took 708 test wickets in 145 matches for Australia from 1992-2007, second only to Sri Lanka great Muttiah Muralitharan’s 800 test wickets from 133 matches.

shane warne death

Spinning was a dying art, really, till Shane Warne came along,” cricket commentator Jonathan Agnew told the BBC.

Shane Warne: Australian cricket great dies of suspected heart attack aged 52

Shane was found unresponsive in his Villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived.

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