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

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

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

Published Mar 4, 2022

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Cape Town — 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.

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“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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