Australian Cricket legend Shane Warne has passed away, aged 52

Publish Date
Saturday, 5 March 2022, 3:49AM

One of Australia's greatest ever cricketers, Shane Warne has passed away aged 52 years old. 

Warne died of a suspected heart attack while in Koh Samui, Thailand.

In a statement, his management team said: "Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived."

"The family requests privacy at this time and will provide further details in due course.

Warne retired from international cricket in 2007, after a stellar career where he took 708 Test wickets in 145 matches.

Shane Warne was also famously engaged to English actress Elizabeth Hurley from 2011 to 2013. 

Warne is survived by his three children, Brooke, Summer and Jackson.

Rest in peace, Shane.