PURE SPORTS PERSON

Andrew Symonds

Andrew Symonds was an Australian transnational cricketer, who played all three formats as a All- rounder player.

SPORTS MAN


Andrew Symonds born on 9 June 1975 at Birmingham, England

BIRTH


Andrew Symonds'adoptive parents Ken and Barbara moved to Australia shortly after his adoption, when Symonds was three months old

PARENTS


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

CHILDHOOD DAYS


In August 1995, Symonds hit a record of 16 sixes in his unbeaten 254 against Glamorgan at Abergavenny.

RECORDS


In 2008 Symonds signed up with the IPL league Deccan Chargers from Hyderabad for US$1,350,000 which made him the second most expensive player in the league at that time.

IPL - EXPENSIVE PLAYER


After 2008, Symonds spent most of his time out of the team, due to disciplinary reasons - including alcohol

FALL IN CAREER


Died on 14 May 2022 at Hervey Range, Queensland, Australia in car accident

Death