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Australian cricket legend Shane Warne dies of suspected heart attack – report

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Former Australian cricketer Shane Warne has died in Thailand at the age of 52, according to reports in Australia.

Former Australian cricketer Shane Warne has died in Thailand at the age of 52, according to reports in Australia
Former Australian cricketer Shane Warne has died in Thailand at the age of 52, according to reports in Australia. File picture: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

AUSTRALIAN cricket legend Shane Warne has died of a “suspected heart attack” in Koh Samui, Thailand.

The 52-year-old leg-spinner played 145 Tests and 194 ODIs for the Baggy Greens taking 708 and 293 wickets respectively in the two formats.

“Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived,” said a statement from Warne’s management team.

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

Warne has three children — Jackson, Summer and Brooke — with his former wife Simone Callahan.

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