Legendary Australian cricketer Shane Warne has died of a heart attack. The legendary leg-spinner died on Friday (March 4) in Koh Samui, Thailand. He was 52 years old.
Shane Warne was found unconscious, Fox Sports reported. He was not responding to the call.
His worldwide popularity for leg spin was at its peak. That is why many called him Warney. Warne has been playing for almost 15 years.
This time he has taken the highest 708 wickets in Tests for the country. Which is the second highest among international cricketers. The record for most wickets is held by Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka.
Rod Marsh, another legendary Australian wicketkeeper-batsman, also died this morning. Cricket Australia confirmed Marsh’s death in a statement. It is learned that the legendary cricketer was 84 years old at the time of his death.
Rod Marsh was the first Australian wicketkeeper to score a century in Test cricket. He was in a coma for a long time. His death has cast a shadow of mourning over world cricket.