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Andrew Symonds killed in car crash! Fans are Depressed? Real Truth Revealed

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Symonds, a former Australian all-rounder, died in a car accident at the age of 46, according to Cricket Australia.

Andrew Symonds, a two-time World Cup champion and Test hero, was killed in a car accident in Queensland, and his death has shocked the cricketing world.

Former Australian cricket captain Mark Taylor said ‘Roy’ would be remembered as an entertainer who played with a freewheeling attitude and disrespect for rules and norms.

At a single-car accident in Hervey Range, a suburb of Townsville in northeast Australia, cricket legend Shane Warne was killed on Saturday night.

According to a statement from the Queensland Police: “Initially, it appears that the car was driving on Hervey Range Road near the Alice River Bridge around 11pm when it swerved off the road and flipped over.

Following his terrible passing on Saturday night, several of the game’s top names paid tribute to the 46-year-old.

The terrible news comes just over two months after Shane Warne, Australia’s spin champion, and former Test wicket-keeper Rod Marsh died unexpectedly.

Taylor described Symonds as “an entertainer with the bat and an imposing person” on Nine.Andrew Symonds

“He was an entertainer in an era where professionalism is a byword that we use far too frequently,” he remarked. “He just wanted to have some fun and play the game he knew from his childhood.”

“The 46-year-old driver and only occupant of the vehicle died as a result of his injuries.

It’s being looked into by the Forensic Crash Unit.

“He was in trouble for not going to training or having a couple of too many beers at times, but that was the way he lived his life and wanted to play cricket as well.”

“He was, in a manner, a little bit of an old-fashioned cricketer,” Allan Border, another former Australian captain, told Nine. He was an adventurer who enjoyed fishing, climbing, and camping. People admired his easygoing demeanor. He just wanted to have fun and hit the ball far.”

Late Saturday, Symonds was involved in a single-vehicle accident. The crash happened roughly 50 kilometers from Townsville and is being investigated by Queensland Police.

In paying respect to Symonds, Cricket Australia chairman Lachlan Henderson noted his commitment to Australian and Queensland cricket.

“Another of Australia’s best cricketers has passed away. Andrew was a once-in-a-generation player who contributed to Australia’s World Cup success as well as Queensland’s rich cricket legacy,” he added.

“To many, he was a cult character who was cherished by his admirers and friends. Andrew’s family, teammates, and friends have our heartfelt condolences on behalf of Australian cricket.”

Symonds represented Australia in 26 Tests, accumulating 1462 runs at 40.61 and taking 24 wickets with his off-spin and medium-pace bowling.

Symonds was a key member of Australia’s World Cup-winning teams in 2003 and 2007, contributing with the bat, ball, and fielding. He played in 198 One-Day Internationals, scoring six hundred and 30 half-centuries while also taking 133 wickets with his off-spin and medium pace.

Former Australian teammates and foreign players have taken to social media to express their condolences following Andrew Symonds’ untimely death.

Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist and fast bowler Jason Gillespie, who both played with Symonds at the 2003 World Cup, have expressed their disappointment.


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