Former Aussie cricketer Andrew Symonds dies in car accident

Former Aussie cricketer Andrew Symonds dies in car accident

Two-time World Cup winner Andrew Symonds (46 Years) died in a car crash on Saturday night.

Two-time World Cup winner Andrew Symonds (46 Years) died in a car crash on Saturday night.

According to the police, Andrew was the sole passenger in the crash just outside of Townsville in his home state of Queensland.

According to the police, Andrew was the sole passenger in the crash just outside of Townsville in his home state of Queensland.

Emergency services attempted to revive him however, he died of his injuries.

Emergency services attempted to revive him however, he died of his injuries.

According to the sources - “The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.”

According to the sources - “The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.”

With batting average of 40.61, Symonds had played 26 Tests for Australia.

With batting average of 40.61, Symonds had played 26 Tests for Australia.

He was also notable for his exceptional fielding skills.

He was also notable for his exceptional fielding skills.

In 198 ODIs, Symonds scored 6 centuries and 30 half-centuries.

In 198 ODIs, Symonds scored 6 centuries and 30 half-centuries.

He was also good with ball, contributing 133 wickets with his off-spin and medium pace.

He was also good with ball, contributing 133 wickets with his off-spin and medium pace.

143* remains his greatest innings in World Cup 2003 against Pak.

143* remains his greatest innings in World Cup 2003 against Pak.

He was also part of 2007 World Cup where Australia defeated WI.

He was also part of 2007 World Cup where Australia defeated WI.

Symonds also played 14 T20I for Australia, scoring 337 runs and took  8 wickets.

Symonds also played 14 T20I for Australia, scoring 337 runs and took  8 wickets.

He was the 3rd former Aussie cricketer to  pass away in 2022 after Shane Warne and Rod Marsh.

He was the 3rd former Aussie cricketer to  pass away in 2022 after Shane Warne and Rod Marsh.

Many cricketers paid tribute to Symonds on Sunday.

Many cricketers paid tribute to Symonds on Sunday.

Border said Symonds “hit the ball a long way and just wanted to entertain”.

Border said Symonds “hit the ball a long way and just wanted to entertain”.

“He was, in a way, a little bit of an old-fashioned cricketer,” Border told the Nine Network.

“He was, in a way, a little bit of an old-fashioned cricketer,” Border told the Nine Network.

On 16 February 2012, Symonds announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

On 16 February 2012, Symonds announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.