Former Australian Cricketer Andrew Symonds DIES In Car Accident; His Wife Laura Says, ‘We Are Still In Shock, I’m Just Thinking About Kids’

Former Australian Cricketer Andrew Symonds passed away on Sunday morning in a car crash. He was 46

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Former Australian Cricketer Andrew Symonds DIES In Car Accident; His Wife Laura Says, ‘We Are Still In Shock, I’m Just Thinking About Kids’
On Sunday morning, the entire cricket fraternity woke up to the tragic news of Andrew Symonds' death. The former Australia all-rounder died in a car accident at the age of 46. As per the statement issued by the police, the accident took place in Hervey Range, 50 km from Townsville on Saturday night. The car Andrew was driving ‘left the road and rolled’. It is being said that emergency services tried to rescue the 46-year-old driver, however, he died after inflicting injuries.

Symonds’s wife Laura is left shocked and heartbroken by the sudden demise of her husband. In an interview with Cricket Times, she said that she is just thinking of their two kids. Laura was quoted as saying, “We are still in shock – I’m just thinking of the two kids. He was such a big person, and there is just so much of him in his kids. He was the most laidback person. Nothing stressed him out. He was an extremely chilled operator. So practical. He was never good with his phone, but he always had time for everyone.”


Rich tributes have been pouring in for Andrew Symonds on social media. Harbhajan Singh offered his condolences to his family and tweeted, “Shocked to hear about the sudden demise of Andrew Symonds. Gone too soon. Heartfelt condolences to the family and friends. Prayers for the departed soul #RIPSymonds.”

For the unversed, Symonds, who also represented defunct Deccan Chargers, and Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League was an integral part of the Australian unit, which had won consecutive World Cups in 2003 and 2007. He was considered one of the best players in the limited-over formats of the game, most notably in ODIs.





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