Cricket legend Shane Warne has died, aged 52 of massive heart assault 

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Shane Warne has died all of the sudden from a massive heart assault on the age of 52 after collapsing in Thailand.

The Australian cricketer turned pundit and businessman, thought-about the best leg spinner in historical past, was discovered unconscious in a villa within the resort of Ko Samui immediately. He couldn’t be revived, his supervisor stated.

Warne’s demise was introduced simply 12 hours after he tweeted his shock and grief on the demise of Australia’s nice wicket keeper Rodney Marsh, who additionally died this morning following a cardiac arrest. 

‘It is with nice disappointment we advise that Shane Keith Warne handed away of a suspected heart assault in Koh Samui, Thailand immediately, Friday 4 March,’ a press release from the administration company learn.

The assertion added: ‘Shane was discovered unresponsive in his Villa and regardless of the perfect efforts of medical workers, he couldn’t be revived. The household requests privateness at the moment and can present additional particulars in the end.’    

MailOnline understands he landed in Thailand yesterday, having seen him chatting to followers on the airport and gave the impression to be holidaying with group of buddies.

He is believed to have died on the luxurious Samujana Villas resort in Ko Samui. 24 hours in the past, on his first night time, He shared a picture of its infinity pool. He tweeted for the final time round 11 hours later following Rod Marsh’s demise, his personal cricketing hero from the nice Australian crew of the Seventies.

Warne grew to become a worldwide star in 1993 by bowling out Mike Gatting with the so-called ‘Ball of the Century’ – his first ball in Ashes cricket. He went on to get 708 take a look at wickets, tormenting groups all around the world, particularly Australia’s nice rival England.

During his career he gained a popularity because the blonde-haired, blue-eyed hero of the game, buccaneering bowler on the pitch and a playboy off it, famed for his love of beer and cigarettes. For ten years he was married to his childhood sweetheart Simone, having three kids collectively: Jackson, Summer and Brooke. 

The couple cut up in 2010 after he was noticed kissing Liz Hurley and he loved a sizzling and heavy romance with the mannequin and actress, later getting engaged earlier than calling it quits three years later. Just final year he was exchanging flirtatious feedback on Instagram, virtually eight years after their cut up, however he later denied they have been again collectively.

Most lately he was courting mannequin Emily Sears, an Instagram star, however he seems to have been single in recent times however admitted he was lively on courting apps. His pal, Triple M Sydney radio host Lawrence Mooney, stated final year: ‘His life is Tinder, beers, darts, playing and cricket. Those 5 issues, that is it.’

Warne was recognized for placing on weight throughout his career, however grew to become far more picture aware together with turning into the face of a hair transplant company. Just per week in the past he stated he was on a well being kick, tweeting: ‘Operation shred has began (10 days in) & the aim by July is to get again to this form’, sharing a picture from just a few years in the past.

Australian cricket hero and legendary leg-spinner, Shane Warne,  pictured on the Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 18, has died all of the sudden aged 52

Warne was in a relationship with Liz Hurley following the tip of his marriage to his spouse Simone, proper, who had three kids collectively in ten years. He and Hurley have been collectively for round two years and have been engaged earlier than they cut up up 

Warne is broadly thought-about one of the best bowlers in historical past and a leg spinner of unsurpassed high quality 

England’s gamers held a one minute’s silence in Warne’s reminiscence earlier than their tour recreation in Antigua 

The information was met with shock by former team-mates and rivals alike.   

The former England all-rounder Kevin Pietersen, who was an in depth pal of Warne’s, tweeted ‘F***’ when the information broke adopted by a string of crying emojis and the hashtag #RIPKing.’ 

The present England all-rounder Ben Stokes posted: ‘Australian Legend. @rajasthanroyals Legend. Was an honour to know you and work with you. This man is a LEGEND. #theking’

English cricket legend Ian Botham wrote: ‘I’ve lost a fantastic pal on and off the taking part in area. “One of the best” my ideas are with Jackson Summer & Brooke….RIP Warnster.’

Former England captain Michael Vaughan posted a damaged heart emoji with the caption: ‘Love ya king.’  

The England crew held a minute’s silence for Warne forward of the fourth day of their tour match within the West Indies. 

Kevin Pietersen tweeted ‘f***’ in a shocked response to the demise of legend Shane Warne

Kevin Pietersen (proper) tweeted his shocked response to the information of his pal Warne’s demise

England all-rounder Ben Stokes expressed his shock on the information of Shane Warne’s passing

The Indian cricket hero Virender Sehwag described Warne as one of the ‘biggest spinners’

Shadab Khan stated that Warne had been his inspiration to change into a leg spinner 

Ex-England batsman Ian Bell wrote: ‘Surely not??? Utterly heartbreaking.’ 

‘There aren’t any phrases. A hero rising up and the best participant I ever performed towards. I can’t imagine it. My ideas are together with his family members.’

The Pakistani former cricketer Shoaib Akhtar tweeted: ‘Just heard the devastating information about legendary Shane Warne passing away. No phrases to explain how shocked & unhappy i’m.

‘What a legend. What a person. What a cricketer.’ 

Rohit Sharma posted on Twitter: ‘I’m actually lost for phrases right here, that is extraordinarily unhappy. An absolute legend and champion of our recreation has left us. RIP Shane Warne….nonetheless can’t imagine it.’ 

Indian cricket hero Virender Sehwag tweeted: ‘Cannot imagine it. One of the best spinners, the person who made spin cool, famous person Shane Warne isn’t any extra. 

‘Life may be very fragile, however that is very troublesome to fathom. My heartfelt condolences to his household, buddies and followers all all over the world.’

Pakistani cricketer Shadab Khan stated: Heartbroken about @ShaneWarne’s information. Rest in peace legend. I used to maintain watching him take wickets on TV. So after I began correct cricket, I made a decision to change into a legspinner. Have no phrases to precise my sorrow. Prayers for the departed and household.’ 

India’s Dinesh Kharthik was unable to register the shock information of Warne’s passing

Former footballer and Match of the Day host Gary Lineker was ‘saddened and shocked’

The Indian participant Dinesh Kharthik wrote: ‘Shane Warne… Really!!! Tell me it is not true please. The world will keep in mind you… Rest in Peace #Legend.’ 

Warne’s administration launched a quick assertion on Friday saying that he handed away in Thailand of a suspected heart assault.

He is believed to have been in Ko Samui on the time of his demise.

‘Shane was discovered unresponsive in his villa and regardless of the perfect efforts of medical workers, he couldn’t be revived,’ the assertion reads.

‘The household requests privateness at the moment and can present additional particulars in the end.’

Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan wrote: ‘Sad, speechless, and fully shocked. An unimaginable loss to cricket. I’ve no phrases. Thank you for every part you’ve finished for the game. Rest in Peace, Shane Warne. Sending my condolences to his family members.’ 

Tributes additionally got here in from the world of sport with former England footballer and Match of the Day host Gary Lineker writing: ‘Terribly saddened and shocked to listen to the information that Shane Warne has died. The biggest spin bowler of all time. Can’t fairly imagine it. RIP Shane.’ 

The playboy larrikin of Australian cricket took 708 wickets in his illustrious 15 year career however was equally as famous for his life off the sphere as on it.  

He delivered the Ball of the Century together with his first ball of the 1993 Ashes tour, bowling Mike Gatting with a ball that turned from effectively outdoors leg stump to clip the off bail. and immediately wrote himself into folklore.

He was banned in 2003 for taking a prohibited substance – which he blamed on his mom for giving him a diuretic to ‘enhance his look’.

But he returned in 2004 and within the Third Ashes Test of 2005, he grew to become the primary bowler in historical past to take 600 Test wickets.

 Off the sphere, his exploits, beloved by the British tabloids took their toll on his marriage and he cut up from spouse Simone, mom of his three kids.

He was famously pictured within the News of the World in his underwear with fashions Coralie Eichholz and Emma Kearney following his divorce.

But he shocked the world when he attached and later grew to become engaged to English actress Liz Hurley in 2010, earlier than the pair finally cut up in 2013. 

She reinvented him from knockabout Aussie to debonair gentleman with a modern new look, and tamed some of his celebration spirit. 

‘I smoked, I drank, I bowled a bit. No regrets’: From the Ball of the Century to beauty surgical procedure, intercourse texts and drug ban, how cricket legend Shane Warne hogged centre stage all through his larger-than-life 52 years

Shane Warne, who handed away in Thailand immediately aged 52 of a suspected heart assault, was one of the best and most iconic cricketers of all time.

The Australian leg spin bowler might flip a ball on a six pence and was the second highest wicket taker ever, usually skittling the perfect gamers on this planet with a flick of the wrist.

But the flamboyant star’s illustrious career was matched by his fame off the pitch, with him wrapped up in intercourse scandals, drug taking, bouts of cosmetic surgery and playing.

Just two years in the past allegations emerged the Aussie legend was concerned in a noisy four-way intercourse celebration together with his lover and two escorts at his dwelling in north west London.

Meanwhile his career was practically ruined throughout the 2003 World Cup when he examined constructive for diuretics – which can be utilized to masks different substances – whereas the star claimed his mom gave it to him for weight reduction.

And again in 1998 it emerged that three years earlier the Australian Cricket Board had fined him and Mark Waugh for accepting money from a bookmaker allegedly for details about pitch and climate circumstances.

Off the pitch the cricketer dated a raft of gorgeous ladies throughout and after his career, together with the actress Liz Hurley – who he was engaged to – and reportedly the glamour mannequin Emily Sears.

Triple M Sydney radio host Lawrence Mooney, a pal of Warne, stated final year: ‘His life is Tinder, beers, darts, playing and cricket. Those 5 issues, that is it.’

In his personal phrases, the star stated: ‘I preferred loud music, I smoked, I drank, and I bowled a bit of leg spin. I haven’t got any regrets.’

Despite the controversies, the ‘spin king’ remained a world-renown and effectively beloved member of the cricketing group, most lately teaching London Spirit in The Hundred and commentating on the Ashes.

Shane Warne, who handed away in Thailand immediately aged 52 of a suspected heart assault, was one of the best and most iconic cricketers of all time

Off the pitch the cricketer dated a raft of gorgeous ladies throughout and after his career, together with the actress Liz Hurley (pictured) – who he was engaged to – and reportedly the glamour mannequin Emily Sears

Warne was born in Melbourne in 1969 to Keith, an insurance coverage marketing consultant, and Brigitte, whose household emigrated from German after the Second World War.

The teenager proved proficient at Australian Rules soccer and received a sports activities scholarship to Mentone Grammar School aged 15.

After faculty he was handed a trial contract at St Kilda Saints, however 18 months later it was not renewed.

Warne had till that time not proven an enormous curiosity in cricket, regardless of his native membership saying he was ‘fairly good as a batsman’.

But it quickly emerged he was a proficient spinner of the ball, regardless of his small, chubby palms.

By 1992 Warne had proved himself at an area degree and made it into the Australian arrange, making his Test debut towards India.

He had a difficult begin in worldwide cricket however his career skyrocketed the following year and he went on to change into one of the perfect gamers the sport ever noticed.

Warne’s retirement remained simply as frantic as his taking part in schedule, with the previous athlete wrapped up in quite a few intercourse scandals following boozy nights out in Britain, Australia or the US.

In a heartbreaking documentary, he confronted being caught dishonest on his then spouse Simone Callahanwith a number of ladies, which led to their marriage breaking down in 2005.

The Amazon Prime programme, which got here out this year, noticed him admit to drowning his sorrows alone in his resort room, consuming till he was ‘crying on the ground’ after his household fled England within the wake of the scandals.

Ms Callahan additionally spoke about her personal heartbreak after touchdown within the UK to search out tales of her husband’s quite a few infidelities splashed throughout newspaper entrance pages. 

She informed the present she and the couple’s three kids, Brooke, Jackson and Summer, ‘have been going to arrange a life in England’ and had uprooted their lives in Australia to take action.

Warne revealed that ‘sadly there was a narrative that broke of me with two ladies simply earlier than they landed… Simone learn that story.’

Callahan described the litany of newspaper articles about her husband’s affairs as: ‘Shane’s with this [woman], Shane’s with this [woman], Shane’s with that [woman].’ 

‘My life was just about turned on its head,’ the previous model-turned-yoga teacher stated. ‘It wasn’t even a two-week turnaround earlier than I got here again to Australia.’

The spin bowler finally owned as much as his errors, confessing in an interview on the time: ‘I gave into temptation, gave into alternative.’

The pair, who share kids Brooke, Jackson and Summer, briefly reconciled after their divorce, however cut up for good in 2010.

Ex-files: Warne’s ex-wife Simone Callahan (left) additionally revealed her personal heartbreak at touchdown within the UK to search out tales of her husband’s quite a few infidelities splashed throughout newspaper entrance pages. Pictured proper: Warne admitting to giving in to ‘temptations’ in a 2005 interview

Happier occasions: Callahan stated she and the couple’s three kids ‘have been going to arrange a life in England’ and had uprooted their lives in Australia to take action. Pictured right here on their marriage ceremony day

Another intercourse scandal was lastly uncovered in 2018, when Warne revealed the total particulars of his notorious threesome with two fashions and a blow-up intercourse toy.

Warne was taking part in a county cricket recreation in England in 2006 when he was despatched a textual content inviting him to satisfy with 25-year-old Coralie Eichholtz and he pal Emma Kearney, 25.

Pictures of their tryst have been printed within the media – that includes Warne sporting Playboy underwear – and the cricketer stated the betrayal nonetheless angered him.

At the time, Ms Eichholtz despatched him a textual content saying ‘You needs to be right here with me’, adopted up by a photograph of her and Ms Kearney kissing one another.

‘They have been in London, I used to be in Southampton. I texted again, saying I’d be there in an hour,’ Warne wrote in his e book No Spin.

After choosing up three bottles of alcohol, Warne drove to Kearney’s home in Knightsbridge the place the sexual escapade passed off.

‘They bought up and began dancing with one another, very provocatively, very sexual, kissing one another,’ Warne wrote.

Warne watched them whereas smoking and having a drink, earlier than the ladies pulled out a ‘massive, inflatable intercourse toy’.

‘There was quite a bit of laughter, one other drink, and one factor led to a different. I began kissing them each, garments off, after which, from nowhere, they pulled a mattress out of the wall! Well, we simply went for it,’ Warne wrote.

After the trio had intercourse, Warne left the condo at 2.30am and drove to the cricket floor.

He slept in his automobile for just a few hours earlier than taking part in, and took seven wickets in his Hampshire aspect’s win over Middlesex. Coming off the sphere, Warne stated he was ‘drained out’.

Before and after: It was throughout his first journey to England in 1989 that Warne stacked on the kilos by a mix of beer and unhealthy consuming

Warne dated former Playboy mannequin Emily Scott in 2014

In early 2016, 24-year-old Simone Toon claimed she met Shane on the web site richsugardaddies.com

In 2019, Warne was additionally reported to have had a noisy four-way intercourse celebration together with his lover and two escorts at his London dwelling.

The spin bowler, then 49, threw the home windows open at his £2.7million Maida Vale mansion in and his antics have been stated to be so loud the neighbours might hear.

His unnamed lover had turned up at dwelling with two intercourse employees recognized as Davina, 19, and Poppy, 27, who labored for £400 and £500 respectively.

One onlooker stated: ‘He was having fairly a celebration in there and did not appear to provide a rattling who heard what was occurring. He left the home windows vast open and you possibly can clearly hear all of the noises.’

In 2000, he lost the Australia vice-captaincy for sending erotic texts to a British nurse whereas he was a father and married.

After a collection of high-profile romps, he tried to get again with Simone however by accident despatched her a saucy textual content which was meant for a special lady.

Warne began courting Liz Hurley in 2011 and have been engaged however this was later known as off.  Allegations that he had a 2011 fling with porn star Chloe Conrad have been printed by the Sunday Mirror.

Shortly after, Hurley tweeted: ‘Happy Valentine’s Day! Remember, love is sort of a rollercoaster ride- generally it is exhilarating however generally you’re feeling sick and need to get off.’

But the pair managed to maneuver previous the allegations, staying collectively till their cut up in late 2013.

The following year, Shane started a brief relationship with former Playboy mannequin Emily Scott. He claimed the 2 have been simply buddies, earlier than he was noticed by photographers on a late night time go to to her home.

After his cut up from Emily he was seen on an evening out with Sophie Monk. Sophie claims the couple kissed, however Shane has denied the claims.

The single star has additionally hit the headlines in recent times for his reported use of on-line courting apps.

In 2015, single mom Kim McGrath revealed to Woman’s Day that she attached with Shane after the pair have been matched on Tinder.

Kim informed the journal she and Shane had a wild intercourse romp, with Shane ‘asking her to face within the nook in her excessive heels whereas he spanked her’ earlier than the cricket ace inspired her to attempt just a few ‘porno’ fashion strikes.

In early 2016, 24-year-old Simone Toon claimed she met Shane on the web site richsugardaddies.com. The busty mannequin informed the Sun that Warne despatched footage of his manhoood, earlier than saying he needed to ‘whip and spank’ her.

The newspaper said that Simone Toon stated the spin king was ‘begging her for a kinky threesome with a ‘sl*t” simply minutes after they met.

Several months later, Shane was caught by paparazzi heading to Brynne Edelsten’s condo for a ‘nightcap’. Shane accused Brynne of tipping off the photographers, with the busty blonde hitting again, exhibiting Woman’s Day the cricket star’s texts.

‘Excited for me to devour u? X’ one of Warne’s steamy messages to Brynne learn.

And in 2018 in London, Shane was snapped smooching a blonde lady, who was revealed as twentysomething legislation scholar, Kathryn Long.

Away from the intercourse scandals, Warne courted but extra controversy, having failed a medicine take a look at on the cricket World Cup in 2003 and being despatched dwelling.

Warne had examined constructive for a diuretic – a drug usually used to assist weight reduction or as a masking agent for different medication. Warne protested his innocence, saying: ‘It’s not finalised till my B pattern.

‘I used to be shocked and completely devastated that the take a look at pattern indicated a presence of a prohibited substance. I’m shocked as a result of I’ve not taken efficiency enhancing medication.

‘I did take a fluid pill earlier than my comeback recreation in Sydney. The pill is meant to dehydrate you and rid your physique of any extra fluid. I did not realize it contained any banned substance.

‘I’ve by no means taken efficiency enhancing medication and am assured it will likely be cleared up quickly. My earlier checks have at all times come again destructive.’

Warne later claimed that his mom Bridgette had given him the capsule with out realising it could have an effect on any medication checks.

‘RIP King’: England’s gamers held a one minute’s silence in Warne’s reminiscence earlier than their tour recreation in Antigua as Kevin Pietersen leads the shocked response

 The world of cricket has reacted with shock to the information of Shane Warne’s demise from a heart assault on the age of 52.

The iconic Australian leg-spinner handed away in Thailand of a suspected heart assault, his administration company stated in a press release.

The former England all-rounder Kevin Pietersen, who was an in depth pal of Warne’s, tweeted ‘F***’ when the information broke adopted by a string of crying emojis and the hashtag #RIPKing.’ 

The present England all-rounder Ben Stokes posted: ‘Australian Legend. @rajasthanroyals Legend. Was an honour to know you and work with you. This man is a LEGEND. #theking’

England’s gamers held a one minute’s silence in Warne’s reminiscence earlier than their tour recreation in Antigua 

English cricket legend Ian Botham wrote: ‘I’ve lost a fantastic pal on and off the taking part in area. “One of the best” my ideas are with Jackson Summer & Brooke….RIP Warnster.’

Former England captain Michael Vaughan posted a damaged heart emoji with the caption: ‘Love ya king.’  

The England crew held a minute’s silence for Warne forward of the fourth day of their tour match within the West Indies. 

 Ex-England batsman Ian Bell wrote: ‘Surely not??? Utterly heartbreaking.’ 

‘There aren’t any phrases. A hero rising up and the best participant I ever performed towards. I can’t imagine it. My ideas are together with his family members.’

England Cricket’s official account posted a tribute to their long-time rival writing: ‘One of the best of all-time. A legend. A genius. You modified Cricket. RIP Shane Warne.’

Lancashire and England cricketer said that Warne was the explanation why he wears the quantity 23 jersey.

He wrote: ‘ The day I get my package, with my new squad quantity… all got here from one man, my idol rising up, the explanation I bowl leg spin and the explanation I now put on 23. Sad day for the world of cricket!! RIP @ShaneWarne a real cricketing legend!’ 

Luke Wright, who performed alongside Warne for the Melbourne Stars, commented: ‘Shocked and extremely unhappy to listen to that Shane Warne has handed away. It was a dream come true taking part in alongside aspect him for the @StarsBBL. Thoughts together with his household. RIP Shane.’

The Pakistani former cricketer Shoaib Akhtar tweeted: ‘Just heard the devastating information about legendary Shane Warne passing away. No phrases to explain how shocked & unhappy i’m.

‘What a legend. What a person. What a cricketer.’ 

Rohit Sharma posted on Twitter: ‘I’m actually lost for phrases right here, that is extraordinarily unhappy. An absolute legend and champion of our recreation has left us. RIP Shane Warne….nonetheless can’t imagine it.’ 

Indian cricket hero Virender Sehwag tweeted: ‘Cannot imagine it. One of the best spinners, the person who made spin cool, famous person Shane Warne isn’t any extra. 

‘Life may be very fragile, however that is very troublesome to fathom. My heartfelt condolences to his household, buddies and followers all all over the world.’

Pakistani cricketer Shadab Khan stated: Heartbroken about @ShaneWarne’s information. Rest in peace legend. I used to maintain watching him take wickets on TV. So after I began correct cricket, I made a decision to change into a legspinner. Have no phrases to precise my sorrow. Prayers for the departed and household.’ 

The Indian participant Dinesh Kharthik wrote: ‘Shane Warne… Really!!! Tell me it is not true please. The world will keep in mind you… Rest in Peace #Legend.’ 

Warne’s administration launched a quick assertion on Friday saying that he handed away in Thailand of a suspected heart assault.

He is believed to have been in Ko Samui on the time of his demise.

‘Shane was discovered unresponsive in his villa and regardless of the perfect efforts of medical workers, he couldn’t be revived,’ the assertion reads.

‘The household requests privateness at the moment and can present additional particulars in the end.’

Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan wrote: ‘Sad, speechless, and fully shocked. An unimaginable loss to cricket. I’ve no phrases. Thank you for every part you’ve finished for the game. Rest in Peace, Shane Warne. Sending my condolences to his family members.’ 

His team-mate Jasprit Bumrah wrote: ‘Shocked past phrases. A legend of our recreation, an icon, and somebody who revolutionised spin bowling. RIP Shane Warne.’

Tributes additionally got here in from the world of sport with former England footballer and Match of the Day host Gary Lineker writing: ‘Terribly saddened and shocked to listen to the information that Shane Warne has died. The biggest spin bowler of all time. Can’t fairly imagine it. RIP Shane.’