Andrew Symonds

Andrew Symonds Parents: Barbara Symonds, Ken Symonds (Father, Mother)

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Andrew Symonds was an Australian international cricketer, who played all three formats as a batting all-rounder.

Symonds was an integral part in two World Cup winning squads. Symonds was a right-handed middle order batsman. He alternated between medium space and off-spin bowling.

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He was also renowned for his outstanding fielding abilities.

After mid-2008, Symonds had a lengthy absence off the team because of disciplinary motives, which included alcohol. In June 2009, Symonds was expelled at the end of his participation in the 2009 World Twenty20, his third suspension, expulsion, or exclusion from the selection in the space of one year.

The contract that he signed was cancelled, and a lot of cricket experts speculated that the Australian administration would no longer be tolerant of him, and Symonds could decide to announce that he was retiring.

On February 16, 2012, Symonds announced his retirement from all cricket forms in a bid to spend more time with his family life.

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Born on June 9, 1975, in Birmingham, United Kingdom, Symonds passed away in a single-vehicle car crash in Townsville, Queensland, on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at the age of 46.

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Andrew Symonds Parents: Barbara Symonds, Ken Symonds (Father, Mother)

Andrew Symonds was an adopted son of Barbara Symonds and Ken Symonds.

Symonds’ adoptive parents Ken and Barbara moved to Australia shortly after his adoption, when he was three months old.

He had three siblings. His sister, Louise Symonds, who was also adopted, was a contestant on the Australian Gladiators television series in 2008.

He spent the early part of his childhood in Charters Towers, northern Queensland, where his father taught at the private fee paying All Souls St Gabriels School, which Symonds attended.

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Who are Andrew Symonds Biological Parents?

Saymonds biological father and mother details remain unknown, one of his birth parents was of African-Caribbean background and the other was believed to be of Scandinavian descent.

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