Former Hampshire cricket captain Shane Warne has died aged 52 of a suspected heart attack.

The Australian legend’s management has released a brief statement.

“Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and despite the best efforts of medical staff, he could not be revived,” the statement read.

“The family requests privacy at this time and will provide further details in due course.”

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The Australian star spent eight years at the Ageas Bowl between 2000 and 2008.

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The pictures in the gallery above show Shane during his time in Hampshire.