The world cricket community is mourning the passing of Australian international cricketer, Andrew Symonds. Yes, one of the popular and beloved players of the Australian cricket team passed away at the age of 46. He was the all-rounder player of the team. According to the sources, the cricket lost his life in a car crash. The fans didn’t heal from the unfortunate passing of fellow greats Shane Warne and Rod Marsh, and another tragic incident was reported. The report says that the incident took place on Saturday night, May 14, 2022.
A 46-years-old cricketer was the sole passenger in the crash and the incident took place just outside of Townsville in his home state of Queensland, confirmed by police. The police statement confirmed,” Early information indicates, shortly after 11 PM the car was being driven on Hervey Range Road, near Alice River Bridge when it left the roadway and rolled. Emergency services attempted to revive the driver and sole occupant, however, he died of his injuries”. Now, the police is investigating the entire accident.
How Did Andrew Symonds Die?
Since the unfortunate news of Andrew Symonds was confirmed, many popular cricketers around the world paid tributes to the former Australian cricket and expressed their deep condolence. He had played 26 Tests and 198 one-day internationals for Australia’s team from 1998 to 2009. During his entire career, he received a huge fan base across the world. Cricket Australia chairman Lachlan Henderson said in a statement,” Australian cricket has lost another of its very best. Andrew was a generational talent who was instrumental in Australia’s success at World Cups and as part of Queensland’s rich cricket history”.
Andrew was an important member of two World Cup-winning squads. The cricketer was known for playing as a right-handed, middle-order batsman and alternated between medium pace and off-spin bowling. He gained massive attention because of his amazing playing skills on the cricket field. Due to his disciplinary reasons, including alcohol, he spent his notable time out of the team. on February 16, 2012, Symonds officially announced his retirement from all forms of crickets as he wanted to concentrate on his family life.
Andrew Symonds Car Accident
During his entire career, he didn’t leave a single chance to prove himself on the field and made several hit. If we talk about Test matches or ODI matches, he never failed to make a hit on the ground in front of every international team. Being a part of the cricket team, Symonds was the third international cricket who made his appearance in the Bigg Boss house. He made his wild card entry into the show. Even, the cricketer also appeared in the 2011 Bollywood movie Patiala House, in which Akshay Kumar played an important role in the movie. Andrew Symonds will be always remembered by his fans and loved ones.