Canberra: 6 March 2022: Australia cricket legend, who was also known as one of the greatest leg-spinners of all-time, Shane Warne, has died, aged 52. Warne’s management confirmed the news with a statement and mentioned that he passed away in Koh Samui, Thailand, of a suspected heart attack. “Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived. The family requests aprivacy at this time and will provide further details in due course” the statement reads. Cricketers paid tribute to the legend. Virat Kohli took to took his Instagram and put up a story that read, "Life is so fickle and unpredictable.
I can't process the passing of this great of our sport and also the person I got to know off the field. RIP goat Greatest to turn the cricket ball." "Shocked beyond words. A legend of our game, an icon, and someone who revolutionised spin bowling. RIP Shane Warne," Jasprit Bumrah tweeted. Chris Gayle tweeted, "RIP LEGEND Shane Warne." Rohit Sharma tweeted, "I’m truly lost for words here, this is extremely sad.
An absolute legend and champion of our game has left us. RIP Shane Warne….still can’t believe it." Jeremy Snape wrote, I can't believe the news that Warney has passed away at 52. He was one of a kind - a genius on the pitch and the best fun off it. RIP mate - thanks for the incredible memories and friendship. shane warne" Washington Sundar tweeted, "Hard to believe. Heartfelt prayers to his family, friends, and fans. Rest in peace Shane Warne." May his soul rest in peace.