Former Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds died on Saturday (Might 14) evening on the age of 46 in a automotive accident about 50 kilometers outdoors Townsville, a coastal metropolis within the northeastern a part of Queensland state in Australia.
Simply hours earlier than his unnatural loss of life, Symonds had shared a humorous textual content message to Fox Sports activities boss Steve Crawley.
Andrew Symonds hilarious joke on Tom Brady hours earlier than his demise
In keeping with a Courier Mail report, the message contained a hilarious comment about American soccer (NFL) star Tom Brady will probably be paid a staggering quantity of $540million over 10 years to work as a commentator for Fox’s US arm.
Crawley additionally shared his views about Symonds’ persona aside from the one as a cricketer.
“When he (Symonds) first began doing a little bit of commentary in direction of the top of his taking part in days, he mentioned he’d commentate for us if our children might sit with him whereas he did it,’ Crawley instructed Courier Mail.
‘He wasn’t doing that for himself. He made their day,” he added.
Andrew Symonds’ worldwide profession
Symonds performed 26 Checks, 198 ODIs, and 14 T20 Worldwide matches for the Australian nationwide workforce in a world profession, that spanned over a decade (1998-2009).
Symonds scored 6887 runs throughout all codecs, averaging 40.27 in 238 worldwide matches. He additionally picked 165 wickets in his profession.
Symonds was a part of Ricky Ponting’s victorious Australia within the 2003 and 2007 World Cup. In a match in opposition to Pakistan within the 2003 WC in Johannesburg, Symonds tore aside a formidable Pakistan bowling assault comprising Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, and Shoaib Akhtar.
The proper-handed batter remained unbeaten on 143 off 125 balls, his innings was laced with 18 fours and two sixes, hanging at 114.
Symonds retired from all codecs of cricket in 2012 and have become a daily member of broadcasting for Australia’s worldwide video games and Massive Bash League (BBL).
He performed for Surrey, now-defunct workforce Deccan Chargers, and Mumbai Indians in home competitions in India and England.
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