Tributes stream for cricketer Andrew Symonds


“I are unable to very imagine it. Yet another tragic working day for cricket. Poor matters do materialize in threes – Rod Marsh earlier this 12 months, not lengthy following that of course Shane Warne and now Simmo. A further awful day for cricket.” – previous Australian captain Mark Taylor.

“This actually hurts.” – previous Australian teammate Adam Gilchrist.

“Simmo .. This isn’t going to truly feel actual.” – former England captain Michael Vaughan.

Devastated to hear about Andrew Symonds passing away in a motor vehicle crash in Australia. We shared a excellent romantic relationship on & off the discipline. Thoughts & prayers with the family members.” – Pakistan excellent Shoaib Akhtar

“Horrendous information to wake up to. Totally devastated. We are all gonna pass up you mate.” – former Australian teammate Jason Gillespie.

“Hearts damaged once more…if we ended up Ted Lasso, he was our Roy Kent…called it straight..did not do fluff…was true to himself…loyal…quirky…will be missed for good …feelings with family members and close friends… ” – previous Australian cricketer and fellow commentator Kerry O’Keeffe

“Andrew was a considerably-cherished and admired cricketer in Australia and all over the entire world. He was a prodigious talent from an early age in Queensland with his cleanse ball-striking capability, shrewd spin bowling and outstanding fielding.” – Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hockley.

“Australian cricket has misplaced yet another of its really very best. Andrew was a generational talent who was instrumental in Australia’s results at Earth Cups and as component of Queensland’s prosperous cricket record. He was a cult figure to several who was treasured by his lovers and good friends.” – Cricket Australia chair Lachlan Henderson.

“Andrew Symonds was an excellent player – dynamic, entertaining and skilful – who produced an unforgettable contribution to Queensland and Australian cricket. My deep condolences to his family at this time.” – Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.

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