Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds has died following a automotive accident in Queensland on Sunday. He was 46.
Symonds was a member of Australia’s World Cup-winning groups in 2003 and 2007 and appeared in 198 one-day internationals along with 26 checks from 2004 to 2008.
Police stated the accident occurred in Hervey Vary, 50km from Townsville on Saturday night time. The automotive Symonds was driving left the street and rolled, based on a police assertion, which described it as a single automobile incident.
“Australian cricket has lost another of its very best,” stated Cricket Australia chairman Lachlan Henderson in a press release.
Vale Andrew Symonds.
We’re shocked and saddened by the lack of the loveable Queenslander, who has tragically handed away on the age of 46. pic.twitter.com/ZAn8lllskK
— Cricket Australia (@CricketAus) May 15, 2022
Symonds´ deadly crash comes simply months after the deaths of fellow Australian greats Shane Warne and Rod Marsh, who each died from coronary heart assaults.
The larger-than-life Symonds was massively widespread, not just for his hard-hitting method to the sport but additionally for his easy-going character.
Identified for his swashbuckling center order batting shows, he was an achieved all-rounder who may bowl each off-spin and medium tempo.
“Everyone had him earmarked as a white ball player,” former group mate Mark Taylor stated. He wished to show to the world he may play take a look at cricket and he did that method.
As we mourn the lack of former Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds, we have a look again to his super 143* towards Pakistan on the 2003 World Cup.#RIPRoy pic.twitter.com/oyoH7idzkb
— ICC (@ICC) May 15, 2022
Devastated to listen to about Andrew Symonds passing away in a automotive crash in Australia. We shared an excellent relationship on & off the sphere. Ideas & prayers with the household. #AndrewSymonds pic.twitter.com/QMZMCwLdZs
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) May 14, 2022
This actually hurts. #roy #rip
— Adam Gilchrist (@gilly381) May 14, 2022
Horrendous information to get up to.
Completely devastated. We’re all gonna miss you mate.☹️ #RIPRoy
— Jason Gillespie ? (@dizzy259) May 14, 2022