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Tributes pour in for the late ‘Spin King’ Shane Warne

Tributes poured in from around the world for Australian cricketing legend Shane Warne who died of a suspected heart attack.

The 52-year-old’s management confirmed in a statement that the retired spinner died in Koh Samui, Thailand.

“It is with great sadness that we inform you that Shane Keith Warne passed away of a suspected heart attack in Koh Samui, Thailand today, Friday March 4th.

“Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical personnel, he could not be revived,” the statement read.

Warne is widely regarded as one of the greatest bowlers to ever play cricket after retiring as the second most prolific wicket taker in Test cricket.


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