Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds dies in road accident at age 46 | Andrew Symonds dies in road accident at age 46
Andrew Symonds, a 46-year-old veteran all-rounder from Australia, played 26 Tests and 198 ODIs for Australia.
Of Australia (Australia) Former cricketer Andrew SymondsOf (Andrew Symonds) Died in a car accident. Symonds’ car, 46, from Queensland (Queensland) Was the victim of an accident near Townsville. Symonds’ car crashed around 10.30pm on Saturday night, Queensland Police said in a statement. Symonds was driving himself. Suddenly his car veered off the road and overturned. Emergency services arrived at the scene and tried to rescue Symonds, but he died of his injuries. The forensic crash unit is investigating how the accident happened.
Andrew Symonds dominated world cricket from 1999 to 2007 Australian teamWas an important part of. His demise in such a situation is a great loss for Cricket Australia. Many players who were his teammates have mourned Symonds’ death. Former wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist wrote on the news of the accidental death of an Australian teammate, “This is really sad.”
– Adam Gilchrist (gilly381) May 14, 2022
Shocking year for Australian cricket
Cricket fans around the world, including Australia, are saddened by Symonds’ death. It is tragic that Symonds passed away this year after the likes of Rod Marsh and Shane Warne passed away. “This is another sad day for cricket,” said former Australia captain Mark Taylor. Pakistan veteran Shoaib Akhtar tweeted that we have a good relationship both on and off the field.
Devastated to hear about Andrew Symonds passing away in a car crash in Australia. We shared a great relationship on & off the field. Thoughts & prayers with the family. #AndrewSymonds pic.twitter.com/QMZMCwLdZs
– Shoaib Akhtar (@ shoaib100mph) May 14, 2022
Monkeygate controversy erupted between Symonds-Harbhajan Singh
During the Test match between India and Australia in 2008, Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds claimed that Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh called him a monkey. The Indian off-spinner was given a clean chit after hearing the case. This controversy is called ‘Monkeygate’.
Symonds last played for Australia in May 2009. A month later, he was sent home from the World T20 and Cricket Australia terminated his contract for violating the team’s rules on drinking and other issues.