Andrew Symonds was an Australian international cricketer, who played all three formats as a batting all-rounder. He was an important member of two World Cup winning squads.
Symonds played as a right-handed, middle order batsman and alternated between medium pace and off-spin bowling.
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Andrew Symonds: Car Crash, Accident, Married, Death Photos
Former Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds died on Saturday (14 May) at the age of 46 in a car accident about 50 km from Townsville.
Queensland Police said in a statement that they were investigating a car accident at Hervey Range Road.
“Preliminary information indicated that the car was driving on Hervey Range Road, near the Ellis River Bridge, shortly after 11 p.m. when it veered off the road and rolled over.
In another tragic blow to Australian cricket, former all-rounder Andrew Symonds died in a car accident on Saturday night, aged 46.
Symonds was widely regarded as one of the best all-rounders of his time, and during his prime years in international cricket, Symonds was one of the few players who helped revolutionize batting with his incredible power-hitting skills. He represented Australia in 198 ODIs, 26 Tests, and 14 T20Is.
Symonds is the third leading Australian cricketer to have passed away in 2022; In March, the country lost two of its gems to Rod Marsh and Shane Warne.
Tributes poured in from across the world for Symonds as he left for the heavenly abode and former India cricketer Harbhajan Singh also took to his official Twitter account to bid farewell to the Australia legend.
Former Australian cricketer and two-time World Cup winner Andrew Symonds died in a car accident on Saturday night.
Police confirmed that the 46-year-old was the only passenger in the accident just outside Townsville in his home state of Queensland.
Confirming the police statement, it said, “Preliminary information indicated that the car was being driven on Hervey Range Road near Ellis River Bridge after 11 p.m..”