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Australian cricket icon Shane Warne dies at 52

CANBERRA: 04, MARCH, 2022: Australian cricket legend and the greatest leg-spinner of all-time Shane Warne, has passed way at the age of 52 on Friday.
As per the Fox Cricket, Shane Warne died in Koh Samui, Thailand, of suspected heart attack.
According to the publications, Warne's management released a brief statement saying that he had passed away.
"Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived," the statements reads.
Warne starred for Australia cricket between 1992 and 2007 - and is widely regarded as one of the best bowlers in the history of the sport having taken 708 test wickets.
He made his test debut in 1992 against India and by the time he ended his 15-year international career, the chubby spinner had established himself as one of the all-time greats of the game, bagging 708 wickets in 145 Tests.
He later played in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and other Twenty20 competitions before retiring from all cricket in 2013 but continued to be involved in the game as a broadcaster.
Rated among the five greatest cricketers of the 20th century, Warne was one of the game's prominent crowd-pullers.
Warne also had 293 wickets from 194 one-dayers and won the man-of-the-match award when Australia beat Pakistan in the 1999 World Cup final. (04)

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