Veteran Australian spinner Shane Warne passed away due to heart failure at the age of 52. Despite the medical team trying its best to save Shane Warne, he could not survive the heart attack. He played 145 Test matches for his country and sent 708 batters to the pavilion. Shane Warne played 194 One Day International matches and took 293 wickets. His playing tenure lasts from 1992 to 2007.
Sir Vivian Richards has also expressed deep sorrow and shock at Shane Warne’s death.
Earlier in the day, legendary Australian wicketkeeper Rodney Marsh also died at the age of 74. He played for Australia in 96 Tests and 92 ODIs. Legendary wicketkeeper Rodney Marsh suffered a heart attack last Thursday, from which he could not recover and died at the age of 74. Marsh took 355 wickets in 96 Test matches for Australia from 1970 to 1984, a world record at the time of his retirement.
What did Shane Warne say in his last tweet?
Prominent Australian spinner Shane Warne has expressed grief over the death of his compatriot former Test cricketer, Rod Marsh, just hours before his death. The league spinner, while paying tribute to Road Marsh, said that he was a legend of our game, which impressed many boys and girls with his game.
Road Marsh had a deep passion for cricket, he did a lot for the game, especially the Australian and English players. He sent a bouquet and a message of love to Marsh’s family and the Australian cricketer shared a heart emoji. Today has been a frustrating day for Australian cricket, with reports of the death of the first Road Marsh and now Shane Warren.
Shane Warne was born on 13 September 1969 and died on 4 March 2022. He played for a long period. He was named a captain also during his career. Warne was part of the world cup winning team for Australia. He was widely considered one of the greatest bowlers in cricket history, He was banned from the sport in 2003 for testing positive for a prohibited substance.
Indeed, the loss of Warne’s departure will create a huge gap in spin bowling legacy as he was considered a spin bowling mystery.