was watching Australia’s Test cricketers take on from his hotel room in on Friday evening before meeting friends for dinner when he suffered a heart attack in Thailand on Friday evening.
Many sporting fans will feel Warne’s final moments were fitting given the legacy he left in the sport.
James Erskine said the champion leg-spinner, 52, was discovered unconscious by his friend Andrew Neophitou, an executive producer on his recently released documentary, Shane, who had gone to Warne’s Thailand hotel room before a planned dinner.
He was found unconscious with the historic first Test match between Australia and Pakistan playing on the television.
Neophitou frantically began performing CPR on the Australian sporting legend before an ambulance arrived.
Warne, a father of three, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Thai International Hospital.
‘Neo (quickly) realised he (Warne) wasn’t well. He tried to give mouth-to-mouth, tried to resuscitate him, but he had no heartbeat,’ Erskine told the .
Australian sporting legend Shane Warne suffered a heart attack while watching Australia’s Test cricketers take on Pakistan from his hotel room in Thailand on Friday evening, his manager has confirmed
Warne’s manager James Erskine said the champion leg-spinner, 52, was discovered unconscious by his friend Andrew Neophitou, an executive producer on his recently released documentary, Shane
Warne’s three kids – Brooke, Summer and Jackson – were said to be shattered by the news of their father’s death (pictured, Shane and Jackson together at St Kilda Beach)