After Shane Warne, the world lost another legendary cricketer, former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds died in a car accident

Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds has died in a car accident. Police issued a statement saying they were investigating a horrific single-vehicle accident last night in the Hervey Range, about 50 kilometers from Townsville. Police confirmed that the former international cricketer has died. He was 46 years old. Preliminary information indicated that the car was […]
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After Shane Warne, the world lost another legendary cricketer, former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds died in a car accident


Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds has died in a car accident. Police issued a statement saying they were investigating a horrific single-vehicle accident last night in the Hervey Range, about 50 kilometers from Townsville. Police confirmed that the former international cricketer has died. He was 46 years old.

Preliminary information indicated that the car was being driven on Hervey Range Road near the Ellis River Bridge after 11 p.m. when it veered off the road and rolled over, the statement said. Emergency services attempted to revive the driver, however, he died from his injuries. The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

Symonds played 26 Tests and 198 ODIs for Australia from 1998 to 2009. Symonds was part of the Australian team that won the World Cup in 2003 and 2007.

Symonds scored six centuries and 30 half-centuries in 198 ODIs. Also took 133 wickets with his off-spin and medium pace. Symonds also played 14 T20Is for Australia, scoring 337 runs and taking eight wickets.

Cricket Australia tweeted that Vale Andrew Symonds. We are shocked and saddened by the passing of the beloved Queenslander who tragically passed away at the age of 46.

Former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar tweeted that he was shocked to hear about the demise of Andrew Symonds in a car accident in Australia. We shared a good relationship on and off the field.

This year has been very difficult for Cricket Australia. Champion leg-spinner Shane Warne died of a heart attack in Thailand in March. Former wicketkeeper Rod Marsh also died of a heart attack earlier this year.