Andrew Symonds Death: Aussie cricket legend dies in car crash: Follow LIVE UPDATES


Andrew Symonds Death – Andrew Symonds Car Crash: In an shocking development Australian cricket great Andrew Symonds has died in a car accident. According to reports from the Australia media Symonds was killed about 50kms outside Townsville on Saturday night. Follow Andrew Symonds Tragic Death LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN

Symonds was a cult hero during the peak of his international playing career. He was considered one of the most skilled allrounders Australian cricket has seen. He was just 46.

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Andrew Symonds Death: Aussie cricket legend Andrew Symonds dies in car crash: Follow LIVE UPDATES

Andrew Symonds Car Crash – Andrew Symond Dies: A police statement said they were investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash in Hervey Range. The place is some 50 kilometres from Townsville, where Symonds lived.

“Early information indicates, shortly after 11pm the car was being driven on Hervey Range Road. The car left the roadway and rolled,” the statement read.

“Emergency services attempted to revive the 46-year-old driver. He was sole occupant. However, he died of his injuries.

“The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.”

According to a News Corp report, Symonds’ family issued a statement “confirming his passing” 

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Andrew Symonds Death: Aussie cricket legend Andrew Symonds dies in car crash: Follow LIVE UPDATES

Andrew Symonds Cricket Record: Symonds played 198 ODIs for Australia. He was a key member of the team that won back-to-back World Cups without dropping a match in 2003 and 2007.

The explosive right-hander also played 26 Tests, scoring hundreds against England and India.

In retirement, Symonds had been working with Fox Sports as a commentator.

“This really hurts,” tweeted Gilchrist, while Michael Vaughan wrote: “Simmo .. This doesn’t feel real.”

“Horrendous news to wake up to,” tweeted Jason Gillepsie. “Utterly devastated.

“We are all gonna miss you mate.”

 

 

 

Symonds is the second Australia player of his era to have lost his life in recent times. Earlier his former teammate Shane Warne passed away earlier this year. Legendary wicketkeeper and coach Rod Marsh also passed away in March.

Andrew Symonds Death: Aussie cricket legend Andrew Symonds dies in car crash: Follow LIVE UPDATES





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