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‘Heartbroken and devastated’: Cricket fraternity reacts to Andrew Symonds’ tragic demise

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Andrew Symonds

Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds died aged 46 on Saturday.

Two-time World Cup winner tragically killed in a single-car crash exterior Townsville.

“Early information indicates, shortly after 11 pm the car was being driven on Hervey Range Road, near Alice River Bridge when it left the roadway and rolled,” the police assertion confirmed.

“Emergency providers tried to revive the 46-year-old driver and sole occupant, nonetheless, he died of his accidents.

“The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.”

Symonds performed 26 Tests for Australia, scoring 1462 runs at 40.61 and selecting up 24 wickets together with his helpful off-spin and medium-pace bowling.

Symonds was an integral a part of Australia’s Word Cup-winning campaigns in 2003 and 2007, performing with bat, ball and within the subject. He featured in 198 ODIs – scoring six centuries and 30 half-centuries – whereas additionally contributing 133 wickets together with his greater than helpful off-spin and medium tempo.

A number of former Australian team-mates and worldwide stars have used social media to share their sympathies surrounding the tragic lack of Andrew Symonds.

Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist and quick bowler Jason Gillespie – who each performed alongside Symonds on the 2003 World Cup – expressed their dismay on the information.

This actually hurts. #roy #rip

— Adam Gilchrist (@gilly381) May 14, 2022

Think of your most loyal, enjoyable, loving pal who would do something for you. That’s Roy. 💔😞

— Adam Gilchrist (@gilly381) May 15, 2022

Horrendous information to get up to.
Utterly devastated. We are all gonna miss you mate.☹️ #RIPRoy

— Jason Gillespie 🌱 (@dizzy259) May 14, 2022

Heartbreaking. Aussie cricket dropping one other hero.

Stunned. Co-team members 2003 World Cup. Amazing expertise.

RIP SIMMO 😥

— Michael Bevan (@mbevan12) May 15, 2022

This is so devastating 😞
Roy was So a lot enjoyable to be round
Our Thoughts are with Symonds household #RIPRoy

— Damien Fleming (@bowlologist) May 14, 2022

Vale Andrew Symonds.

We are shocked and saddened by the lack of the loveable Queenslander, who has tragically handed away on the age of 46. pic.twitter.com/ZAn8lllskK

— Cricket Australia (@CricketAus) May 15, 2022

Devastated to listen to about Andrew Symonds passing away in a automotive crash in Australia. We shared a fantastic relationship on & off the sphere. Thoughts & prayers with the household. #AndrewSymonds pic.twitter.com/QMZMCwLdZs

— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) May 14, 2022

Shocking information to get up to right here in India. Rest in peace my expensive pal. Such tragic information 💔🥲 pic.twitter.com/pBWEqVO6IY

— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) May 15, 2022

The well-known Symonds-meets-streaker second from the Gabba in 2008! 💥 pic.twitter.com/sFoN7MKNDI

— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) May 15, 2022

Simmo .. This doesn’t really feel actual .. #RIP ❤️

— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) May 14, 2022