“A true great of the modern game,” IPL franchises bid farewell to Andrew Symonds

Andrew Symonds suffered a tragic death at 46 due to a car crash accident. The Police have revealed that Symonds was the sole passenger in the car and died at the scene.

Andrew Symonds’ exploits in the white-ball cricket are an example set up for the younger generations. His stint with Deccan Chargers is widely celebrated across all the seasons of the IPL. Andrew Symonds enjoyed his fancy time in IPL and the white-ball cricket for Australia. According to the reports, Symonds passed away at 46 in a car crash incident outside of Townsville in his home state of Queensland. The legendary player died at the scene, confirmed the Police.

“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,” reported in a statement by the Police. “Emergency services attempted to revive the 46-year-old driver and sole occupant, however, he died of his injuries.”

It was the 143-run inning that projected Symonds’s career on an international level. The 2003 World Cup stand as the most celebrated achievement of the player who single-handedly destroyed the sides like India and Pakistan. He played 198 ODIs while scoring six centuries and 30 half-centuries. He has also picked 143 wickets while playing for Australia. Andrew Symonds played for sides like Deccan Chargers and Mumbai Indians, scoring one century and 5 half-centuries. His career-best 117 for Deccan Chargers against Rajasthan Royals remains the most remembered inning in the league.

 

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