Andrew Symonds Australian Former Cricketer Dies in Car Accident
Police revealed that Symonds was the only passenger in the crash in Townsville, Queensland, where he was born.
Andrew Symonds, a former Australian cricketer and two-time World Cup winner, died in a car accident on Saturday night.
Andrew Symonds only Passenger in Car Trash
Police revealed that the 46-year-old was the only passenger in the crash, which occurred just outside of Townsville in his home state of Queensland.
“According to early information, the car was being driven on Hervey Range Road near Alice River Bridge just after 11 p.m. when it off the roadway and rolled,” the police statement revealed.”Emergency services tried to resuscitate the 46-year-old driver and sole occupant, but he died as a result of his injuries.
“The Forensic Crash Unit is looking into it.”
Police revealed that Symonds was the only passenger in the crash in Townsville, Queensland, where he was born. Symonds averaged 40.61 with the bat in 26 Tests for his country, but his white-ball heroics were arguably more well-known.
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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.
Symonds emerged into the scene with possibly his best innings at the 2003 World Cup, when he burned Pakistan for an unbeaten 143 in Johannesburg early in the tournament, helping Australia stay unbeaten and overcome India in a one-sided final.
The swashbuckling right-hander was also a member of Australia’s World Cup-winning side in 2007, when they won their fourth 50-over World Cup in West Indies. Symonds also represented Australia in 14 T20Is, scoring 337 runs and taking eight wickets.
After renowned leg-spinner Shane Warne died of a heart attack in Thailand in March, he became the third former Australian cricketer to pass away in 2022. Rod Marsh, the former wicketkeeper, died of a heart attack earlier this year.
Andrew Symonds Career Controversies
Symonds skipped Australia’s one-day series against Bangladesh in 2008 because he went fishing instead of attending a team meeting. Prior to the 2009 Twenty20 World Cup, he was also reprimanded for breaking team drinking regulations.
Symonds was a colorful presence in the Australian team, with dreadlocks and zinc cream on his face.
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