Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds died aged 46 on Saturday.
Two-time World Cup winner tragically killed in a single-car crash outdoors Townsville.
“Early information indicates, shortly after 11 pm the car was being driven on Hervey Range Road, near Alice River Bridge when it left the roadway and rolled,” the police assertion confirmed.
“Emergency companies tried to revive the 46-year-old driver and sole occupant, nevertheless, he died of his accidents.
“The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.”
Symonds performed 26 Tests for Australia, scoring 1462 runs at 40.61 and selecting up 24 wickets together with his helpful off-spin and medium-pace bowling.
Symonds was an integral a part of Australia’s Word Cup-winning campaigns in 2003 and 2007, performing with bat, ball and within the area. He featured in 198 ODIs – scoring six centuries and 30 half-centuries – whereas additionally contributing 133 wickets together with his greater than helpful off-spin and medium tempo.
A bunch of former Australian team-mates and worldwide stars have used social media to share their sympathies surrounding the tragic lack of Andrew Symonds.
Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist and quick bowler Jason Gillespie – who each performed alongside Symonds on the 2003 World Cup – expressed their dismay on the information.
— Adam Gilchrist (@gilly381) May 14, 2022
Think of your most loyal, enjoyable, loving good friend who would do something for you. That’s Roy. 💔😞
— Adam Gilchrist (@gilly381) May 15, 2022
Horrendous information to get up to.
Utterly devastated. We are all gonna miss you mate.☹️ #RIPRoy
— Jason Gillespie 🌱 (@dizzy259) May 14, 2022
Heartbreaking. Aussie cricket shedding one other hero.
Stunned. Co-team members 2003 World Cup. Amazing expertise.
RIP SIMMO 😥
— Michael Bevan (@mbevan12) May 15, 2022
This is so devastating 😞
Roy was So a lot enjoyable to be round
Our Thoughts are with Symonds household #RIPRoy
— Damien Fleming (@bowlologist) May 14, 2022
Vale Andrew Symonds.
We are shocked and saddened by the lack of the loveable Queenslander, who has tragically handed away on the age of 46. pic.twitter.com/ZAn8lllskK
— Cricket Australia (@CricketAus) May 15, 2022
Devastated to listen to about Andrew Symonds passing away in a automotive crash in Australia. We shared a terrific relationship on & off the sphere. Thoughts & prayers with the household. #AndrewSymonds pic.twitter.com/QMZMCwLdZs
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) May 14, 2022
Shocking information to get up to right here in India. Rest in peace my pricey good friend. Such tragic information 💔🥲 pic.twitter.com/pBWEqVO6IY
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) May 15, 2022
The well-known Symonds-meets-streaker second from the Gabba in 2008! 💥 pic.twitter.com/sFoN7MKNDI
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) May 15, 2022
Simmo .. This doesn’t really feel actual .. #RIP ❤️
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) May 14, 2022