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Cricket legend Shane Warne has passed away

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The cricket world is mourning the death of legendary player Shane Warne. He was 52.

An official cause of death has not been announced yet. However, a Facebook post claims that he may have suffered a heart attack.

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“It is with great sadness we advise that Shane Keith Warne passed away of a suspected heart attack in Koh Samui, Thailand today, Friday, 4th, March,” the statement said. “Shane was found unresponsive in his Villa and despite the best efforts of [the] medical staff, he could not be revived. The family requests privacy at this time and will provide further details in due course.”

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His death came on the same day that fellow cricket icon Rod Marsh passed away.

Warne was born in Australia and competed with the Australian national team from 1992 through 2007. He competed domestically from 1990 through 2013.

He competed for Victoria, Hampshire, Rajasthan Royals, and the Melbourne Stars. He wore No. 23 for all four teams.

He was one of Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Century. In 1999, he was part of the ODI World Cup-winning team.

“💔 And speechless at the moment,” Brian Lara said in a Twitter post. “I literally don’t know how to sum up this situation. My friend is gone!! We have lost one of the Greatest Sportsmen of all time!! My condolences goes out to his family. RIP Warnie!! You will be missed.”

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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