Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds has passed away. According to the information, Symonds died in a car accident in Townsville on Saturday night. According to the police, a lot of effort was made to save Symonds but could not be saved. Police also said that Symonds had suffered serious injuries in the accident.
According to media reports, Symonds’s car came out of the bridge of Ellis River and fell down. Symonds himself was driving the car. Local emergency services tried to rescue them, but were unsuccessful. Case is under further investigating.
Significantly, Symonds had a brilliant career. He has scored 5088 runs in 198 ODIs. During this, Symonds has scored 6 centuries and 30 half-centuries. He has also taken 133 wickets while performing all-round in this format. He has scored 1462 runs in 26 Test matches as well as has 24 wickets in his name. Symonds has also played 14 T20 International matches.
Let us tell you that along with good performance in his cricket career, Symonds was also in the discussion due to controversies. The dispute between Symonds and Harbhajan Singh in the year 2007-08 is remembered even today. This case is known as Monkeygate. In this case, Symonds had accused Bhajji of making racial remarks. The matter had increased so much that Sydney had reached the court. Ricky Ponting, the then captain of Australia, had complained about Bhajji to the umpires Steve Buckner and Mark Benson.