Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds dies in car crash

Andrew Symonds
Andrew Symonds. (Photo Source: Twitter)
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Andrew Symonds
Andrew Symonds. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The cricketing world dealt with a major shock recently when Shane Warne, on March 4, died of a heart attack. Now in another shocking news, Andrew Symonds has passed away at the age of 46 in a single-vehicle car crash in Townsville, Queensland on Saturday as reported by multiple media outlets.

“Early information indicates, shortly after 11pm the car was being driven on Hervey Range Road, near Alice River Bridge when it left the roadway and rolled,” the police statement confirmed.

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‘Emergency services attempted to revive the 46-year-old driver and sole occupant, however, he died of his injuries,’ Queensland Police said.

Andrew Symonds was regarded as one of the most skillful all-rounders of the game. He was an established name known for his power-hitting and contributions with the ball. The former Australian cricketer played a vital role in back-to-back World Cup wins in 2003 and 2007. Fair to mention that he was also infamous for controversies throughout his career.

Symonds played 26 Tests for his country scoring 1462 runs including two hundred and ten fifties. In ODIs, he featured in 198 games where he scored 5,088 runs and also accumulated 133 wickets with the ball.

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Here’s how the Twitter piad tribute to Andrew Symonds:

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