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Aussie cricketer Symonds die in car crash

Kochi: Former Australian cricketer Andrews Symonds, 47, died in a road accident in 
Townsville, Queensland.
Symonds is the third Australian to die this year with Shane Warne and Rod Marsh dying in March.
A 6-2″ tall middle order right hand batsman, Symonds was a handy bowler as a medium pacer and off-spinner.
He played 198 one day internationals, 26 test matches and 14 Twenty twenty.
He was part of the Australian team that won 
2003 and 2007 World Cup.
He made his entry through one day international (ODI) against Pakistan on November 10 1998.
His last ODI was also against Pakistan in 2009.
He retired from ODI in 2012.
He made 5,088 runs in ODIs and took 133 wickets.
He debuted against Sri Lanka in a test match on March 8, 2004. He played 26 test matches in which he took 24 wickets and made 1,462 runs.
In his 14 T-20s, he scored 337 runs and took eight wickets. His first twenty twenty match was against New Zealand on February 17, 2005.
Also known as Roy and Symo, the monkey gate incident involving Harbhajan Singh during the Border- Gavaskar series in Australia in 2007-08  was a major issue then in the cricketing world.
Later, they played together for Mumbai Indians in the IPL. He said that Harbhajan had tendered apologies and cried over the incident.

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