Symonds revelled more in team than solo success against SA

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Andrew Symonds (Gallo)
Andrew Symonds (Gallo)

The late, bellicose all-rounder Andrew Symonds was well used to serving winning Australian causes against South Africa.

Born in the English midlands but otherwise a dyed-in-the-wool Aussie (and strongly Queensland-faithful) cricketing icon, the 46-year-old hugely multiskilled cricketer died in a car accident in his home state at the weekend.

A stalwart of 198 one-day internationals, but also 26 Tests and 14 Twenty20Is, he saw plentiful action against the Proteas during a top-flight career spanning the period from 1998 to 2009.

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