Australian cricket nice Andrew Symonds died in a single-vehicle automobile crash close to the outskirts of the town of Townsville on Saturday night time, the North Queensland Police confirmed.
The 46-year-old was driving on Hervey Vary Highway close to Alice River Bridge shortly after 11 pm (native time) when his automobile left the highway and rolled.
Emergency service staff tried to revive the previous cricketer, however he died on the scene.
Symonds’ household has additionally issued a press release “confirming his passing, and appreciated peoples’ sympathy and greatest needs, and requested that their privateness must be revered”.
Symonds, lovingly generally known as ‘Roy’, performed 26 Assessments and 198 One-Day Internationals for Australia from 1998 to 2009.
A giant-hitting batter, a witty bowler and a spotless fielder, Symonds was top-of-the-line all-rounders of his period. Whereas he was all the time filled with promise, it was throughout the 2003 ODI World Cup that Symonds burst onto the scene, taking part in a match-winning knock of 143 in opposition to Pakistan.
Publish retirement from skilled cricket in February of 2012, Symonds began a profession in sports activities commentary and broadcasting. He was a famend determine for Fox Sports activities.
Symonds is the second well-known Australian cricketer to tragically cross away in 2022 after champion leg-spinner Shane Warne, who died resulting from a coronary heart assault in Thailand in March.