Andrew Symonds died in a car accident, and the cricket community mourns his death.

Andrew Symonds died in a car crash in Australia, according to Shoaib Akhtar . Symonds' former teammates Jason Gillespie and Matthew Hayden join in on Twitter .

Think of your most affectionate, fun, loving mentor, who would do anything for you.Roy, that Adam Gilchrist's tweets of Andrew Symonds, an Australian all-rounder who died in a car crash late Saturday, conveyed the sentiments of the cricketing world at the death of a beloved cricketer.Symondss' other ICC World Cup 2003 squadmates, fast bowler Jason Gillespie and opening batter Matthew Hayden, joined Gilchrist on Twitter, who expressed surprise and dismay.In his reaction to the death of the Queenslander, Bevan said it was heartbreaking.

Stunned Amazing talent...In a tweet, Gillespie says, There is no better news to wake up to.I am horrified.We're all going to miss you, mate.Damen Fleming, a former Australian Test cricketer and commentator, said: This is so devastating.

Former India batsman VVS Laxman tweeted in other parts of the world: This was a shock to see here in India.Rest in peace, my dear mate.Such tragic news.Andrew Symonds, a Pakistani fast bowler, died in a car crash in Australia, according to Shoaib Akhtar, a former Pakistan fast bowler.

Your thoughts and prayers are with the family.