Australian cricketer and all-time great leg-spinner Shane Warne has died at the age of 52. Warne’s management released a brief statement that he had died of a suspected heart attack in Koh Samui, Thailand.
“Shane Warne was found unaccountable in his villa and, despite the best efforts of medical staff, could not be resuscitated,” the statement said.
“The family is requesting confidentiality at this time and will provide more details in due course.”
The news is the second catastrophic blow to Australian cricket in 24 hours. Fellow legend Rod Marsh also died of a heart attack last week on Friday.
Known affectionately as ‘Warner’ and loved by millions of people around the world, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest bowlers in the game.
Shane Warne die before reaching hospital: Thai hospital medical director
Warne, a 52-year-old spin magician who loved his art world, has died of a heart attack.
The whole world shocked by the news that opened in Thailand on Friday.
The director of the Thai International Hospital, where Australian cricketer Shane Warne last treated, said before declaring him dead that he believed he had died before reaching the hospital.
We administered and administered CPR for 45 minutes. The doctor on duty concluded that the patient had died before reaching the hospital,” said Dulikit Vityachanyapong, medical director at Thai International Hospital. The medical director of the Thai International Hospital said.
“He had people with him and the rescuers were already doing CPR. Our team kept giving CPR there and on the way to the hospital. We kept giving CPR for 45 minutes and giving CPR,” he said.
His illustrious international career spanned 15 years and he took 708 Test wickets – the highest for an Australian, and the second-highest after Muttiah Muralitharan.