He was a brilliant bowler, a wonderful batsman and an agile fielder and overall a sharp all-rounder on the field of Cricket. But Alas! He is no more with us. In heartbreaking news it was revealed on Sunday, May 16 that Former Australia cricketer Andrew Symonds passed away at the age of 46. He died in a single-car accident late on Saturday near Townsville in Queensland state around 10:30pm in the night. While local residents tried to save him and even police reached on the spot, unfortunately they couldn't save the legend of Australian Cricket History.
The news of his demise litrelay shook everyone. Even the players who once shared the ground with him were left heartbroken and in surprise. While we pray for his soul to rest in peace, his sudden demise will leave a void in the cricket field.
Born on June 9, 1975, Andrew Symonds took birth in Birmingham, England. At the age of just 3 months he was adopted by Kale and Barbara and the family shifted to Australia. Symonds was always into cricket in his childhood and seeing his prowess in the game, his father Kale even made him get admission in the Wanderers Cricket Club. In his Career Andrew Symonds played 26 test matches, 198 ODIs, 14 T20s and 39 matches in IPL. In his career only Australia lifted 2 ODI World Cup of 2003 and 2007. However he was restricted from playing the World Cup twenty 20 in 2009 and was sent home due to disciplinary reasons.