The former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds died in a car accident last night at the age of 46. The brutal accident took place near Townsville in northeast Australia. On Sunday morning, the Australian reporters confirm the news of the cricketer’s departure. They released an official statement on their website with the police statement and the full details of the accident.
Following the death of the star cricketer, the Australian Cricket Chairman Lachlan Henderson released a statement saying, “We lost another of our very best.” Fans are paying tribute to the legend through their social media handles.
Andrew Symonds is widely recognized for off-spin bowling. He was quite notable and exceptional on fields. Certainly, one of the best talents of his generation. The cricket world has lost some of the biggest Australian stars recently, Dean Jones, Shane Warne, and now Andrew Symonds.
In a statement released by the Queensland Police Department, “the accident happens while he was driving on the Harvey Range Road near the Alice River Bridge. The car lost its balance and he went off the road resulting in his death. He was the only person in that car. The police are investigating the case.”
All About Andrew Symonds: His Career
Andrew Syndrom has played 198 ODIs in his career and is known for scoring around six centuries and terrific 30 half-centuries. He was an allrounder and has taken 133 wickets in his international ODI career. The star is known for handy off-spin and medium-pace bowling. However, he is best known for his exploits in white-ball cricket.
Andrew’s averaged 40.61 scores in 26 matches is truly remarkable in test cricket. His 143* against Pakistan in the 2003 world Cup is still giving thrills to the audience. The former Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Akhtar paid tribute to the late cricketer via his Twitter account saying, “Devastated to hear about Andrew Symonds.”
ICC also took Twitter to pay tribute to the star The world lost the star but he will always remain in the heart of the people. We pay tribute to the legendary cricketer, may his soul rest in peace.