By Anthony Caruso III | Editor
The cricketing world is mourning the death of legendary player Shane Warne. He was 52 years old.
An official cause of death has yet to be announced. However, a Facebook post claims he may have suffered a heart attack.
“It is with great sadness that we inform you that Shane Keith Warne passed away of a suspected heart attack in Koh Samui, Thailand today, Friday 4and, March,” the statement read. “Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of [the] medical staff, he could not be revived. The family requests confidentiality at this time and will provide further details in due course.
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His death came on the same day as fellow cricketing icon Rod Marsh.
Warne was born in Australia and competed with the Australian national team from 1992 to 2007. He competed nationally from 1990 to 2013.
He competed for Victoria, Hampshire, Rajasthan Royals and the Melbourne Stars. He wore No. 23 for all four teams.
He was one of Wisden’s five Cricketers of the Century. In 1999, he was part of the ODI World Cup winning team.
“💔 And speechless at the moment,” Brian Lara said in a Twitter post. “I literally don’t know how to sum up this situation. My friend is gone!! We have lost one of the greatest sportsmen of all time!! My condolences go out to his family. RIP Warnie!! We will miss you.”
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