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“Gone Too Soon”: WWE Superstars Pay Tribute to Australian Cricket Legend After Shocking Death

Published 03/04/2022, 12:37 PM EST

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The Australian Cricket Team has dominated world cricket for a long time, and leg spinner Shane Warne has been a major part of it. Unfortunately, there’s some bad news involving the cricket legend.

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Shane Warne has passed away at the age of 52. Reports suggest Shane Warne died after suffering a suspected heart attack while he was at his villa in Thailand.

Warne’s manager, Michael Cohen, gave a statement following the death of the cricketer. It reads, “Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived. The family requests privacy at this time and will provide further details in due course.”


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As the news of his death spreads beyond the world of cricket, people around the world are grieving. Even WWE superstars such as Grayson Waller and Indi Hartwell could not believe this news.

Grayson Waller and Indi Hartwell took to Twitter to pay tribute to one of the greatest spinners in world cricket. In his caption, Waller wrote, “An absolute legend gone too soon.”

Indi Hartwell also posted a picture of Warne on Twitter. She seemed heartbroken. The WWE superstar wrote, “RIP legend.”

Over the years, Warne had created a huge fanbase by impressing everyone with his skills. And this shocking news will break a lot of hearts.

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Shane Warne: A legend gone too soon

Even in his 50s, Warne still looked strong. During his playing career, he had established himself as one of the greatest of all time. Having taken over 700 test wickets, Warne is an icon in Australian Cricket history.

Not only is Warne hugely popular in Australia, but he is also popular all around the world. Following his retirement in 2007, he played in the Indian Premier League.


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He even captained Rajasthan Royals and led them to the Indian Premier League title in 2008. In 2018, the Australian even served as a mentor for the Rajasthan Royals.

Several talented spinners have shown their talents on the field since Warne’s retirement from international cricket. But Shane Warne remains one of the very best in this business. It is indeed a very sad day for the entire cricket community.


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We extend our heartfelt condolences to Shane’s family and friends for their loss. Shane Warne will forever remain an absolute legend of the sport.

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Shouvik Nath


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Shouvik Nath is a WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. Having completed his graduation from St.Xavier’s College, Shouvik wished to follow his passion for pro wrestling.
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