Cricket Australia has said that the former all-rounder was part of the two-time World Cup winning team. He was a member of Australia’s World Cup winning teams in 2003 and 2007. He also represented the country in 14 Twenty20 Internationals and 198 One-Day Internationals. Former Australian Cricketer Andrew Symonds has Died in a Car Crash. Sad news for the cricket fans.
Former Australian Cricketer Andrew Symonds has Died in a Car Crash
Andrew Symonds was 46, according to Reuters. He played 238 matches for Australia between 1998 and 2009, including 26 Tests. He was also a member of Australia’s World Cup winning teams.
According to police, the accident took place on Saturday night at Harvey Range, 50 km from Townsville. Andrew Symonds was driving himself. The vehicle overturned and went down the road while the accident is known to be of the same vehicle.
According to Queensland Police, an investigation has launched into the crash.
Cricket Australia chairman Lashlin Henderson said that Cricket Australia has lost another great player. He said in a statement that Andrew Symonds had played a key role in Australia’s victory in the two World Cups.
Symonds also remembered for his famous 2008 Monkey Gate scandal.
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Rameez Raja and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar said in a tweet that they also saddened and heartbroken to hear of Andrew Symonds’ death. All over the world cricket players and fans are sad to hear of Andrew Symonds death. He was a real free man and possessed extraordinary abilities.