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Australian cricket legend Andrew Symonds dies at 46 in a car crash


Andrew Symonds death news: In the early hours of Sunday morning, bad news arrived for cricket fans. Legendary Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds has died in a car accident. His car was said to have gone off the road in Townsville on Saturday night and the cricketer died in the accident. After the death of Andrew Symonds, a wave of mourning prevailed in the sports world including his fans. Recently, Australian cricket also lost to Shane Warren.

According to a police statement, “Initial information indicated that the vehicle was traveling on Hervey Range Road near the Ellis River Bridge shortly after 11 p.m. The vehicle veered off the road and the accident occurred. Emergency services called 46 and attempted to rescue the one-year-old driver, But he died of his injuries, and the forensic medicine unit is investigating the accident.”

According to a News Corp report, Symonds’ family issued a statement “confirming his death, appreciate the people’s sympathy and good wishes, and demand that his privacy be respected.”

Symonds, who played 198 caps for Australia, was also part of the 2003 and 2003 World Cup squads. In these two years, Kangaroo’s team won back-to-back titles under Ponting without losing a match. Apart from this, this great player also played 26 Tests for Australia.

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Former Australia captain Alan Border paid tribute to Symonds. Speaking to Nine Network, he said, “He wanted to hit the ball long and entertain the fans. He was kind of an old cricketer.”

In recent years, Symonds worked as a TV commentator for Fox Sports and was a regular on the microphone for Big Bash League broadcasts.

Symonds played 26 Tests, 198 ODIs and 14 T20I for Australia. During this, his racket scored 1462, 5088 and 337 points, respectively. At the international level, he took a total of 165 wickets in the three formats. Symonds was also known for his aggressive insides and excellent fielding skills on the court.

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