Australia cricket nice Shane Warne has died on the age of 52, his administration firm stated on Friday.
“Shane was discovered unresponsive in his villa and regardless of the most effective efforts of medical employees, he couldn’t be revived,” the assertion stated. “The household requests privateness presently and can present additional particulars in the end.”
The cricket participant handed away from a suspected coronary heart assault in Koh Samui, Thailand, the assertion continued. Thai police will not be treating his demise as suspicious, in accordance with Reuters.
It comes simply hours after information of the demise of fellow Australian nice Rod Marsh, considered one of cricket’s excellent wicketkeepers.
Warne expressed his condolences to Rod Marsh’s demise yesterday in a tweet, simply hours earlier than his personal passing. “He was a legend of our nice sport and an inspiration to so many younger boys and women.”
Warne was seen by many the best leg-spinner of all time after taking 708 check wickets in a check profession spanning from 1992 to 2007.
He later performed within the Indian Premier League and different Twenty20 competitions earlier than retiring from taking part in the game in 2013. However he continued to be concerned within the sport as a broadcaster.
Tributes to Shane Warne
The cricket world has been responding to the information of Warne’s demise. Australia’s present captain, Pat Cummins, wrote: “All of us idolised Warnie rising up for his showmanship, will to win from any place and his unimaginable ability.
“Gamers everywhere in the world owe him a lot for what he has dropped at cricket.”
The captain of India’s nationwide cricket workforce Rohit Sharma tweeted: “I’m actually misplaced for phrases right here, that is extraordinarily unhappy. An absolute legend and champion of our sport has left us.”
The England Cricket Twitter account described Warne as “One of many best of all-time. A Legend. A genius. You modified cricket”. The England males’s workforce are at present within the Caribbean, getting ready for a three-Take a look at collection towards the West Indies.
Jasprit Bumrah, India’s vice captain, tweeted he was “shocked past phrases” describing Warne as “A legend of our sport, an icon, and somebody who revolutionised spin bowling.”
Australia opener David Warner wrote: “Two legends of our sport have left us too quickly. I am misplaced for phrases, and that is extraordinarily unhappy. My ideas and prayers exit to the Marsh and Warne household. I simply cannot consider it. #rip, you’ll each be missed.”
West Indies nice Brian Lara wrote he was “speechless” including: “I actually don’t know tips on how to sum up this case. My buddy is gone!! Now we have misplaced one of many Biggest Sportsmen of all time!”
Former Pakistan Cricket workforce captain, Shahid Afridi, additionally wrote: “The sport of cricket has misplaced what I think about a college of leg-spin bowling at present. I used to be impressed by his bowling from the beginning of my profession and it was at all times a privilege to play towards him.”
fh/rt (AFP, Reuters)