Farewell, Andrew Symonds!
Australian player Andrew Symonds died in a car accident on Saturday night, startling the cricket world.
Australian police confirmed the 46-year-old all-death, rounder’s reporting that his vehicle was off the road and rolled.
In 2006-07, Symonds was an important part of Australia’s two 50-over World Cup titles and Ashes victory over England.
A wave of shock for the Cricket community
His passing is yet another big loss for Australian cricket, following the deaths of Rod Marsh and legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne earlier this year.
Tributes to the late great all-rounder flooded social media.
Many athletes, as well as fans, sent meaningful messages to Andrew Symonds. Some people even remembered him fondly.
Wasim Akram recalled his World Cup-winning 143-run performance against Pakistan in 2003.
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Shoaib Akhtar shared a video of Andrew Symonds leading Pakistan’s cricket comeback when no other international figure or team wanted to visit the Asian country.
Virat Kohli and Babar Azam both tweeted tributes to the late bowler and expressed their condolences to his family and friends.
May the legend rest in peace!
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