Former Australia allrounder Andrew Symonds has died in a car crash at the age of 46. 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.
Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds died in a car crash, aged 46, on Saturday. According to a Queensland Police statement, he was driving on Hervey Range Road near the Alice River Bridge when his car left the road and rolled. He was the only person in the car.
Australian legend Andrew Symonds Dies
The 46-year-old, who played 26 Tests and 198 one-day internationals, was involved in a single-car accident outside Townsville in Queensland state on Saturday night.
— Adam Gilchrist (@gilly381) May 14, 2022
Think of your most loyal, fun, loving friend who would do anything for you. That’s Roy. 💔😞
— Adam Gilchrist (@gilly381) May 15, 2022
Horrendous news to wake up to.
Utterly devastated. We are all gonna miss you mate.☹️ #RIPRoy
— Jason Gillespie 🌱 (@dizzy259) May 14, 2022
Heartbreaking. Aussie cricket losing another hero.
Stunned. Co-team members 2003 World Cup. Amazing talent.
RIP SIMMO 😥
— Michael Bevan (@mbevan12) May 15, 2022
Andrew Symonds Car Crash Photo
Reportedly, Symonds was killed in a car crash in Queensland at 10:30 pm on Saturday night. Symonds’ family confirmed the news in a tragic statement on Sunday morning.
Vale Andrew Symonds.
We are shocked and saddened by the loss of the loveable Queenslander, who has tragically passed away at the age of 46. pic.twitter.com/ZAn8lllskK
— Cricket Australia (@CricketAus) May 15, 2022
Devastated to hear about Andrew Symonds passing away in a car crash in Australia. We shared a great relationship on & off the field. Thoughts & prayers with the family. #AndrewSymonds pic.twitter.com/QMZMCwLdZs
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) May 14, 2022
Woke up to this shocking news! RIP legend ! Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/lOqBeFAjta
— Angelo Mathews (@Angelo69Mathews) May 15, 2022
Tragic news to hear of Andrew Symonds passing. Condolences to his family, friends and well wishers.
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) May 15, 2022