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'Andrew Symonds was very much Viv Richards reincarnated,' says Shane Watson
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'Andrew Symonds was very much Viv Richards reincarnated,' says Shane Watson

Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson called Andrew Symonds the greatest teammate he ever had after the demise of Queenslander.

Australian greats recall Andrew Symonds stories as late cricketer is honoured with a public memorial service
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Australian greats recall Andrew Symonds stories as late cricketer is honoured with a public memorial service

Andrew Symonds was remembered as a supremely talented cricketer with "a pure heart" at a memorial service for the Australian former all-rounder who died aged 46.

'I will always love you my brother': Andrew Symonds' sister pens emotional note after his demise
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'I will always love you my brother': Andrew Symonds' sister pens emotional note after his demise

On 15 May, Louise visited the accident site and left a handwritten note on the spot. In the emotional letter, she wrote that she would always love her brother.

'We will miss you': Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik pays tribute to late Andrew Symonds
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'We will miss you': Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik pays tribute to late Andrew Symonds

Symonds, 46, died in a car crash near the Alice River Bridge on Hervey Range Road in Queensland, Australia. According to the police, the former Aussie all-rounder died on the spot after his car rolled off the road in the Townsville area of Queensland.

VVS Laxman apologises for emoji in Andrew Symonds tribute tweet
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VVS Laxman apologises for emoji in Andrew Symonds tribute tweet

VVS Laxman and Andrew Symonds were part of the Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League. The former India batter expressed his shock at the all-rounder's tragic demise in a car crash on Saturday.

Remembering Roy: When emotional Symonds hugged Harbhajan three years after 'Monkeygate'
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Remembering Roy: When emotional Symonds hugged Harbhajan three years after 'Monkeygate'

In a poignant incident during that 2011 season, both Harbhajan and Symonds let their hair down for the first time

Andrew Symonds passes away: Unbeaten 143 against Pakistan and other memorable career moments
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Andrew Symonds passes away: Unbeaten 143 against Pakistan and other memorable career moments

Former Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds died in a car crash aged 46 on Sunday, leading to an outpouring of tributes from ex-teammates and fans from all over the world.

Andrew Symonds: Australian all-round great loved by teammates
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Andrew Symonds: Australian all-round great loved by teammates

Andrew Symonds leaves a wife, Laura, and two young children, Chloe and Billy.

Andrew Symonds passes away: 'Really hurts' Cricket world mourns tragic death of Aussie cricketer
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Andrew Symonds passes away: 'Really hurts' Cricket world mourns tragic death of Aussie cricketer

Andrew Symonds, a prolific limited overs cricketer, played 198 one-day internationals for Australia and won two World Cups.

Andrew Symonds, former Australian cricket star, dies in car crash in Queensland
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Andrew Symonds, former Australian cricket star, dies in car crash in Queensland

Andrew Symonds, 46, who played 26 Tests and 198 one-day internationals, was involved in a single-car accident outside Townsville in Queensland state on Saturday night

Andrew Symonds, former Australian cricketer, passes away in a car accident
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Andrew Symonds, former Australian cricketer, passes away in a car accident

Former Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds passed away in a car accident.

'Money does funny things': Andrew Symonds sheds light on rift with Michael Clarke
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'Money does funny things': Andrew Symonds sheds light on rift with Michael Clarke

Symonds also noted that their friendship may not exist but he has still got some respect for old friend Clarke

Durham to speak to head coach James Franklin over Yuzvendra Chahal bullying allegations
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Durham to speak to head coach James Franklin over Yuzvendra Chahal bullying allegations

In a podcast, Yuzvendra Chahal had recalled an incident from 2011 when his then Mumbai Indians teammates Franklin and Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds had allegedly tied him up while celebrating their win in the Champions League final that year.

Waqar Younis is an opportunist, his namaz apology means nothing
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Waqar Younis is an opportunist, his namaz apology means nothing

Those who have followed the former Pakistani cricketer’s career wouldn’t be too surprised by the absence of sportsmanship

T20 World Cup Top Moments: When Zimbabwe tamed the mighty Australians in 2007
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T20 World Cup Top Moments: When Zimbabwe tamed the mighty Australians in 2007

Australia came to the 2007 World T20 as the favourites, their stature enhanced not just by the fact that they were World No 1 and the reigning world champs, but also because of a squad that was loaded with veritable heavyweights of the sport. But they lost their opener to underdogs Zimbabwe.

India vs Australia: Struggling Travis Head needs to work on technique, says Shane Warne
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India vs Australia: Struggling Travis Head needs to work on technique, says Shane Warne

"We know what a talent he (Head) is, he's probably a future captain. He still could be, but he's got to get in the side first, and at the moment I wouldn't have him in the side. He's got a little technique deficiency he needs to sort out first," Warne said.

Anil Kumble says he wanted to set example by not pulling out of controversy-hit tour of Australia in 2008
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Anil Kumble says he wanted to set example by not pulling out of controversy-hit tour of Australia in 2008

Anil Kumble says pulling out of the 2007-08 Australia Tour following the controversial Sydney Test could have been an "acceptable" option but his side continued the series to set an example by winning the remaining matches under trying circumstances.

Daren Sammy revelations could represent watershed moment for Indian sports in effort to break down systems of racial bias
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Daren Sammy revelations could represent watershed moment for Indian sports in effort to break down systems of racial bias

The cricket world is still feeling the aftershocks of Sammy's Instagram post that shook everyone out of a pandemic-induced reverie

'Monkeygate' scandal was lowest point as captain of Australia, says Ricky Ponting
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'Monkeygate' scandal was lowest point as captain of Australia, says Ricky Ponting

Ponting said, 'Losing the 2005 Ashes series was tough but I was in full control of that. But I wasn't in full control of what happened during the Monkeygate thing.'