The cricket fraternity is in shock over sudden dying of Australian participant Andrew Symonds, who died in a automotive crash on Saturday night time.
Australian police confirmed the dying of the 46 years previous, saying his automotive left the freeway and rolled.
Named one of many best Australian batters, Symonds was a part of the 2 50-over World Cup wins and Ashes victory over England in 2006-07. The legendary cricketer featured in 26 Checks, 198 ODIs and 14 T20Is in a world profession spanning 1998 to 2009.
His stunning demise is one other important loss for Australian cricket after the deaths of Rod Marsh and legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne earlier this 12 months.
Cricketers paid tribute to Symonds on social media after his demise.
Examine a number of the reactions right here:
As we mourn the lack of former Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds, we have a look again to his super 143* in opposition to Pakistan on the 2003 World Cup.#RIPRoy pic.twitter.com/oyoH7idzkb
— ICC (@ICC) May 15, 2022
Tragic and really unhappy information. World goes to overlook you Simo. A real character of of our stunning recreation. Condolence to his household and associates. #RIPSymonds pic.twitter.com/PG1OdOt6IU
— Waqar Younis (@waqyounis99) May 15, 2022
Symonds was a person for the quick lane… can’t neglect his 143 in opposition to us at Joburg within the 2003 World Cup… on his day he might blast the perfect deliveries… off the sector he was courteous and dependable… shocked at his premature dying … Could he relaxation in peace #RIPRoy
— Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) May 15, 2022
Very unhappy and stunning information of Andrew Symonds. Condolences to his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/BdBnXWKrwY
— Babar Azam (@babarazam258) May 15, 2022
Devastated to listen to about Andrew Symonds passing away in a automotive crash in Australia. We shared a fantastic relationship on & off the sector. Ideas & prayers with the household. #AndrewSymonds pic.twitter.com/QMZMCwLdZs
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) May 14, 2022
Pained and coronary heart damaged on the passing of Andrew Symonds. A person of extraordinary expertise, he was an actual free spirit! RIP.
— Ramiz Raja (@iramizraja) May 15, 2022
If Roy shook your hand you had his phrase, that’s the form of bloke he was and that is why I all the time needed him on my group. A rare participant and even higher human being. Can’t imagine he’s gone. Ideas are along with his household presently. pic.twitter.com/7r7FiK1CzK
— Ricky Ponting AO (@RickyPonting) May 15, 2022
Can’t imagine what I’ve simply woken as much as ?
Pondering of his household, his teammates and everybody within the cricket group. We’ve misplaced one other considered one of our hero’s #RIPRoy
— Glenn Maxwell (@Gmaxi_32) May 15, 2022
Andrew Symond’s demise is stunning information for all of us to soak up. Not solely was he an excellent all-rounder, but additionally a live-wire on the sector. I’ve fond recollections of the time we spent collectively in Mumbai Indians.
Could his soul relaxation in peace, condolences to his household & associates. pic.twitter.com/QnUTEZBbsD
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) May 15, 2022
Stunning and saddening to listen to of Andrew Symonds passing. Could his soul RIP and God give energy to his household on this tough second. ??
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) May 15, 2022
We exchanged messages simply hours in the past… what’s actually happening? Baffled and heartbroken! How might we lose one other iconic determine in our sport so quickly ? RIP Roy
Condolences to Andrew’s household and shut associates.#unfair
— Brian Lara (@BrianLara) May 15, 2022
So unhappy to listen to the information this morning… nice competitor who was a lot enjoyable off the sector. RIP Symo !! ?? pic.twitter.com/l6MxpMZwGD
— Mahela Jayawardena (@MahelaJay) May 15, 2022