The world reacted in shock to the untimely death of Australia cricket legend Andrew Symonds.
Dean Jones, Rod Marsh, Shane Warne and now Andrew Symonds; it has been a horrific 18-month for Australia cricket and lovers of the game around the world alike. The untimely death of Australia cricket legend, Symonds, before dawn on Sunday (IST), has left the world in a shock. Former Australia cricketers and the cricket lovers from around the world poured in their fond memories of Symonds as they paid homage to the champion all-rounder.
Symonds passed away in a tragic car crash at the age of 46. According to a report in Courier-Mail, Symonds was involved in a car accident outside Townsville, where the Queenslander lived. It has been reported, now, that he died in a single-car crash at Hervey Range outside of Townsville after his car rolled off the road. As per Queensland Police, emergency services attempted to revive Symonds after his car left a road and rolled after 11pm.
“However, he died of his injuries. The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating,” police said in a statement. The news comes as a major shock to cricket lovers all over the world as they are still mourning the death of his compatriot and Australia great Shane Warne which occurred earlier this year. Symonds, a former teammate of Warne, had attended the spin great’s memorial at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.