Andrew Symonds, one of Australia’s most animated on-field characters and an integral part of the 2007 ODI World Cup-winning Australian team, is no more. As reported by Cricket Australia, the fateful car crash took place on the outskirts of Townsville. Andrew Symonds one of the greatest all-rounders to ever take the field for Australia represented the country in 26 Test matches, 198 ODIs, and 14 T20Is. He got his hand on the World Cup twice. Here is an in-depth report:
Andrew Symonds No More. Dies in a Car Crash:
“Early information indicates, shortly after 11 pm the car was being driven on Hervey Range Road, near Alice River Bridge when it left the roadway and rolled,” a statement, issued by the local police department said. They further added, “Emergency services attempted to revive the 46-year-old driver and sole occupant, however, he died of his injuries. The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating. And will get back with more details soon”.
Andrew Symonds’ family also acknowledged and confirmed the passing of this true legend. He was driving his vehicle near Hervey Range Road, near Alice River Bridge, when the car left the road, rolled over, and slipped. First responders attempted to revive the 46-year-old, but he died at the scene due to his severe injuries.
Symonds was Regarded as a Great Entertainer:
Andrew Symonds is also widely regarded as one of the top fielders of his prime. He was a cheetah on the field. He was an inspiration to many cricketers. A complete team man Symonds contributed with the bat and ball in hand. Whenever given an opportunity, he entertained the fans. His attacking style of play is something that every fan cherishes even today.
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