Today 52-year-old Australian spinner Shane Warne is no more with us. Shane Warne was in Thailand and died there due to a heart attack. Today, the world of cricket is extremely sad because of the sudden demise of a player, who has millions of fans all over the world. Today, the world has said goodbye to a player who is admired by every person who loved cricket.
Shane Warne was a player who made the ball spin on his fingers, a player before whom batsmen were afraid to bat, a player who was known for his handsome personality from pitch to off the field, he was like this. He was a player who made history on his own. Shane Warne was a player who held the record for the “Ball of the Century” 27 years ago, and there was a player who said in an interview that he did not know the ball can rotate at 90 degrees.
Shane Warne played a total of 145 Tests and 194 ODIs for the Australian team in his career span of 15 years. He was the second highest wicket-taker in Test cricket, taking 708 wickets. Warne has taken a total of 293 wickets in ODI cricket. He also played an important role in winning the World Cup led by Steve Waugh in 1999. He played his last international match in 2007. Shilpa Shetty’s IPL team Rajasthan Royal won its first IPL series under Shane Warne’s captaincy. Shane played a total of 55 IPL matches.
Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag tweeted and wrote, “Can’t believe it. One of the great spinners, the superstar who made spin cool, Shane Warne is no more. My condolences to his family, friends, and his fans across the world.”
Sir Vivian Richard wrote in his tweet, “Unbelievable. I am shocked inside. It can’t be true… Rest in peace, there are no words to describe what I am feeling right now. A big loss for cricket.”
Apart from Shane Warne, another former Australian player Rod Marsh also said goodbye to the world at the age of 74 today.