Was Symmonds a pampered kid?
Symonds, who has never fully explored his roots, does know one of his biological parents was West Indian, and his dreadlocks, combined with his Aussie drawl, inspired West Indies Mr Cool, Chris Gayle, to observe he was 'the only meat-eating Rastafarian in the world'.
But Symonds is assertively, unapologetically an Australian. From the sun-block on his lips to the swagger in his walk, as a member of the most in-your-face team in cricket, a batting all-rounder and thrillingly agile fielder who flirted briefly with the possibility of qualifying for England before h ...more
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