Vale Shane Warne: a cricketing genius who lived a life of 'no regrets'

By David Rowe
Updated March 7 2022 - 1:00am, first published March 6 2022 - 8:00am
Shane Warne celebrates the wicket of Andrew Flintoff on day five of the fifth Ashes Test in 2005. Picture: Getty Images

When the news broke, it was tempting to conclude swiftly that Shane Warne died as he had lived. On holiday in Thailand, nudge nudge. The tabloids, especially in Britain where he lived much of his life, had luridly chronicled his life. Many may have speculated he died living life to the fullest.