Shane Warne- A star falls short too soon!
CRICDOT DESK : Legendary Australian cricketer Shane Warne is no more. At the age of 52, he returned to the country without suffering a heart attack.
A statement from Shane Warne’s agency said that despite his best efforts, doctors had not been able to save him. Shane Warne was in Thailand at the time of his death.
The statement added that Shane Warne was found dead in his bungalow. The medical team tried their best but could not save him.
Shane Warne was the best leg-spinner of all time. Warne was one of Wisden’s top five cricketers of the century. He has taken a record second highest 708 wickets in 145 Tests in his 15-year Test career. Legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan took more wickets than him.
Shane Warne took 293 wickets in 293 ODIs. Won the 1999 World Cup. He was the best of the match with 4 wickets for 33 runs against Pakistan in the final.
Warne made his Test debut against India in Sydney in 1992. The following year he made his ODI debut in Wellington. He was very successful against all the teams. His performances against England and South Africa were excellent.
Bowling Mike Gatting at Old Trafford in the 1993 Ashes, his magical delivery has earned him a lasting place in cricket history as the Ball of the Century.
He was recently seen commenting on the Ashes series. The entire cricket world mourned the sudden death of Shane Warne on Friday.