Shocked by the untimely demise of legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne, Pakistani former cricketer Shoaib Akhtar and others took to Twitter to express their condolence for the departed soul. Shane Warne on Friday died of a suspected heart attack at the age of 52. As per a statement given to Fox News by Warne’s management firm, he passed away in Thailand of a suspected heart attack.
“Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived,” the statement read.
“The family requests privacy at this time and will provide further details in due course,” it added.
Arguably the greatest leg-spinner of all-time, Warne claimed 708 Test wickets in his 15-year career between 1992 and 2007.