Shane Warne, one of the finest bowlers of all time the art  of leg-spin, has died aged 52 after a suspected heart attack.

It is with great sadness that Shane Warne passed away of a heart attack in Koh Samui, Thailand, Friday 4 March

MPC said in a statement. “Despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived.

The leg spin bowler took 708 wickets in test cricket, which was the record for the most wickets taken.

In 2000, Warne was selected by a panel of cricket experts as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Century. 

He retired from international cricket in January 2007, at the end of Australia’s 5-0 Ashes series victory over England.

In 2010 he got engaged to English actress Liz Hurley, before  the pair eventually split in 2013.

After he retired from international cricket, Warne took up the role of captain and coach of the Rajasthan Royals T-20 IPL