Shane Warne’s last tweet about Rod Marsh’s death goes viral after he dies. The legendary spinner died a few hours later in his Thai villa.
Shane Warne, the legendary Australian leg-spinner, died of a suspected heart attack at his home in Koh Samui, Thailand. On Friday, March 4 leaving the cricketing world stunned. With a total of 708 Test wickets, the former cricketer was the second-highest wicket-taker in history.
Warne had expressed his condolences to former Australia wicket-keeper Rodney Marsh. Who died earlier that day in Adelaide, Australia, at the age of 74. He had a major heart attack last week. After the news of Warne’s death broke, the tweet in which he expressed his sadness over the death of his countryman went viral.
Warne tweet, “Sad to hear the news that Rod Marsh has passed. He was a legend of our great game & an inspiration to so many young boys & girls. Rod cared deeply about cricket & gave so much-especially to Australia & England players. Sending lots & lots of love to Ros & the family. RIP mate❤️”
Shane Warne’s last tweet about Rod Marsh’s death
Warne, who was born in Victoria, Australia, in September 1969, went on to play 145 Tests and 194 one-day internationals, taking over 1,000 international wickets. He has also scored over 4,000 international runs, served as Australia’s vice captain, and was a member of the team that won the World Cup in 1999.
Warne, regard as one of the game’s greatest spinners, is also credit with bowling the ‘ball of the twentieth century’ against England’s Mike Gatting in a Test match at Old Trafford in Manchester in June 1993.
Warne’s death was announced in a brief statement by his management. “Shane was discovered unresponsive in his villa and, despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived,” it said.
“The family requests privacy at this time and will provide additional details in due course,” the statement continued.