In another major blow to Australian cricket, former cricketer Andrew Symonds has died in a car accident, aged 46.

Senior cricket journalist Robert Craddock reports the 2003 and 2007 World Cup winner was killed about 50kms outside Townsville on Saturday night.

According to Queensland Police statement, Symonds was alone in a single-car crash about 10.30pm.

He was driving on Hervey Range Road near the Alice River Bridge when his car left the road and rolled.

Paramedics tried to revive the legendary all-rounder but they failed. He was travelling alone at the time of accident. Symonds is the third Aussie cricketer to pass away this year. Rod Marsh and Shane Warne lost their lives in 2022. Symonds represented Australia in 198 ODIs, 26 Tests and 14 T20Is.

He played for several franchise in the Indian Premier League.

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