According to media reports, Shane Warne, the legendary spinner of Australia, has died of a heart attack. Although the exact cause of his death has not been revealed yet, according to Warne’s team, he died of a heart attack in Koh Samui, Thailand. Shane Warne represented Australia from 1992 to 2007. During this he was also the captain of the ODI team. Warne was considered one of the greatest bowlers in cricket history.
Shane Warne made his international debut for Australia in January 1992. Since then he has represented Australia in 145 Test matches. He took a total of 708 wickets during his Test career. At the same time, in ODIs, Warne made his debut for Australia in March 1993. Warne has 293 wickets in 194 matches in ODIs. Shane Warne last played test match for Australia in January 2007.
Australian legendary cricketer Shane Warne dies of heart attack, said goodbye to the world at the age of 52
One of the greatest players of all time in international cricket, Warne made his debut for Australia in 1992, playing 145 Tests and taking 708 wickets. He took 293 wickets in 194 ODIs. In the first season of IPL in 2008, Rajasthan Royals won the title under his captaincy.
The late Shane has taken 708 wickets in 145 Test matches in his 15-year long international career, the most by an Australian player and the second highest wicket-taker behind Sri Lankan legend Muttiah Muralitharan.