Australian great died in a single-vehicle incident


Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds has died in a car crash in Queensland. He was 46.

According to reports, the accident happened after his car rolled of the road in the outskirts of Townsville, Queensland.

The report of the passing away of the Australian great comes nearly two months after the death of the legendary Shane Warne, and wicket keeping great Rodney Marsh.

He has won two world cups with the Australian squad and was in the team time during its peak dominance in the world cricketing scenario.


Symonds played 26 Tests for Australia, scoring 1462 runs at 40.61 and picking up 24 wickets with his handy off spin and medium pace bowling, ESPN said.

"The big-hitting allrounder played 198 one-day internationals, clobbering 5088 runs and taking 133 wickets."

Cricketing fraternity has received the news of Andrew Symonds 'Roy' 's death with shock, disbelief and a lot of hurt.