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Former Australian cricket icon Andrew Symonds dies on the age of 46

Queensland Police say they’re investigating a deadly single-vehicle crash in Hervey Range, about 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Townsville. Emergency providers attending the crash had tried to revive Symonds, however he died from his accidents.

Early info indicated the crash occurred shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday.

Symonds performed 26 Test matches for Australia as a batting all-rounder between 2004 and 2008, in addition to 198 one-day internationals and 14 Twenty20 internationals.

“The club is shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of former overseas star and cult hero, Andrew Symonds,” the star’s former membership, Kent Cricket, mentioned on Twitter.

“The thoughts of everyone at Kent Cricket are with Roy’s family and friends at this desperately sad time.”

Symonds received two 50-over World Cups with Australia in 2003 and 2007 and was a part of the 2006-07 Ashes win over England.

In complete, he performed 17 seasons for Queensland in Australia’s home league and in addition represented Kent, Gloucestershire, Lancashire and Surrey in UK county cricket.

Symonds performed 26 Tests and 198 one-day internationals for Australia in a profession than spanned 11 years.

After retiring in 2012, Symonds labored as a TV commentator for Fox Sports.

Symonds is the third Australian cricket icon to die this 12 months after Shane Warne and Rod Marsh.

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