Australia’s Shane Warne, one of the world’s greatest spinners, has passed away. He was 52 years old. According to Fox Sports News, Warne was in Koh Samui, Thailand. It is believed that he had suffered a heart attack. According to a statement issued by Warne’s management team, Shane was found unconscious at a villa in Koh Samui. Later they could not be saved.
Warne holds the record for most wickets after Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan. He played 145 Test matches from 1992 to 2007, in which he took 708 wickets at a bowling average of 25.41. Muralitharan took 800 wickets in Tests.
From 1993 to 2005, Warne took 293 wickets in 194 ODIs. He was instrumental in the winning Australian team of 1999 Cricket World Cup. Warne became the second bowler in the world, after Muralitharan, to take more than 1000 international wickets, including Tests and ODIs.
He was debut against India in 1992
Shane Warne made his international debut in the 1992 Sydney Test against India. He played his last Test match against England in January 2007 in Sydney itself. When Warne retired, three other Australian players had also retired.
It stars Glenn McGraw, Damien Martin and Justin Langer. After retiring from cricket, Warne played first-class cricket for Hampshire County Cricket Club. After this, in the year 2008, he played the role of coach and captain of IPL team Rajasthan Royals and made the team the champion in IPL.
Warne made his last tweet 12 hours ago. In this tweet, he condoled the death of Rode Morsh. In this tweet, he wrote that he was a great player of our game. He inspired many young boys and girls.