Australia cricket legend Shane Warne has died at the age of just 52 after suffering a suspected heart attack, his management have confirmed.
He was found “unresponsive in his villa” and “could not be revived” by paramedics. In a statement, Warne’s management said: “Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived.
Warne is the greatest leg-spinner of all time, having taken 708 Test match wickets, a figure only surpassed by Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan. He also took 293 One-Day International wickets and made more than 300 appearances for Australia across all formats.
BREAKING: Australian cricket icon Shane Warne has died aged 52.
“Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived,” Warne’s management have confirmed in a statement.
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