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Was Symmonds a pampered kid?

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Asked by cool analyzer, 26 Mar '08 08:54 pm
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When Ken and Barbara Symonds, schoolteachers from Birmingham, emigrated to Australia in 1975, they might fleetingly have wondered how their brown-skinned, three-month-old baby boy would be treated in a society not renowned for racial tolerance. But Barbie and Ken can hardly have imagined that one day their Andrew, whom they had adopted, would grow up to be a cricket star embroiled in an international race row with a Sikh.

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
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 26 Mar '08 08:58 pm

 
  
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No......
Not at all.......
Answered by cancerian, 26 Mar '08 08:57 pm

 
  
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Spoilt child
Answered by Ajoy Sen, 26 Mar '08 08:56 pm

 
  
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No dud
Answered by Gautam, 26 Mar '08 08:55 pm

 
  
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No he IS
Answered by harish kumar dv, 26 Mar '08 08:54 pm

 
  
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Seems to be so
Answered by anil garg, 25 Feb '11 11:35 pm

 
  
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Nice one
Answered by mohd yousuf, 04 Apr '08 07:40 pm

 
  
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