The cricket world was left in shock at the news of the passing away of Shane Warne broke to the news. The 52-year-old former Australian player was found unconscious and was rushed to the hospital after minutes of a CPR attempt. However, all the attempts went in vain as we lost the Spin King. Warne was on a vacation with friends in a Thai villa. Everybody was shocked to lose the legendary cricketer. He has been one of the greatest spinners in cricketing history. It is suspected that we lost the brilliant bowler because of a heart attack. However, there has been no official confirmation of it. Let us look at what was shared as the final Instagram post of Shane Warne.
Warnie has played 145 Tests and 194 ODIs for his national side, picking 708 and 293 wickets respectively. He has picked 37 Test five-wicket hauls, which is the third-highest for any cricketer. In addition, Warne also picked the most four-wickets-in-an-innings in ODI cricket. Warnie was one of the most feared bowlers because of is difficult to read bowling. Also, Shane Warne was the one to revive the leg-spin. His ability to balance and mix up spin in required degrees made him special. Picking 96 wickets in a calendar year, Warne made another record. Moreover, he also captained the Australian side. To date, he is only the second cricketer with over 700 Test wickets. He retired from International cricket in 2007. But continued to play Twenty20 leagues like IPL.
Shane Warne shared final Instagram Post
Hours before this saddening departure from life, Shane Warne shared an image from his vacation. Warne was in a villa in Thailand’s Koh Samui. He shared an image showing the picturesque view from the Samujana Villa. Moreover, Warne was on a boys’ trip with four friends. He was spotted at the airport just a day ago. In addition, the luxury villa had games and infinity pools. Which would assure a great time with friends. However, the trip turned out to be rather disheartening. It was at the villa that warned was found unconscious and was rushed to the Thai International Hospital. Just hours before, he shared an image from his luxury villa to greet fans ‘goodnight’.
When around 5 pm, Manager Neophitou tried to wake him up, there was no response. Before an ambulance reached the villa, CPR was performed on him for around 20 minutes by friends. An ambulance worker has told more about the condition they’ve found the Spin King in. Later, the news was broken to the world by Shane’s management company, leaving the cricket world stunned. His family demands privacy after this unforeseen grief has taken on their lives.
“The friend carried him downstairs and performed CPR. We requested help from Thai International Hospital to transfer him there, but we were told later that the man has passed away. From what we could observe, there was no wound, no sign of struggle. The room was in normal condition. Everything looked normal, as if the victim was just sleeping in the room, kept cool and comfortable with the air conditioning on.”Worker on the ambulance that took Shane Warne to the hospital