All You Need To Know About Andrew Symonds: IPL Career, Debut, Runs And Records

Andrew Symonds will be remembered as one of the best hitters of the cricket ball and among the top all-rounder that the world has seen in cricket. Late Saturday former Australian all-rounder was killed in a car accident.

He resented the Australian Cricket Team between 1998 to 2009 and had the capability to change the course of the game with the bat or ball wherever needed. Symonds went on to play 26 Tests,14 T20Is, and 198 ODIs.

Andrew Symonds Debut


Symonds made his ODI debut for Australia in 1998. He didn’t have the best start to his ODI career. The Australian all-rounder cemented his place during C 2003 after his knock of 143 against Pakistan


Andrew Symonds made his Test debut for the Australian team in 2004 during the Australian tour of Sri Lanka.


Symonds made his T20I debut against New Zealand in 2005.

Andrew Symonds Earnings

The net worth of Andrew Symonds was around $5 million which is approximately INR 38 Cr. He generated most of his wealth playing cricket. After his retirement, he became part of the commentary panel and his annual salary was around $480000.

Andrew Symonds Runs And Records

Symonds had played 26 Test matches scoring 1462 runs at an average of 40.61. His best Test batting score of 162 came against India in 2008

The Australian all-rounder has played 198 ODI for Australia scoring 5088 runs and taking 133 wickets. He recorded his best ODI batting score of 156 against New Zealand in 2005.
His best ODI bowling figures(5/18) came against Bangladesh in the same year.

Although he didn’t play much T20I for Australia he managed to score 337 runs in 14 matches

Symonds IPL Career

Andrew Symonds was picked up for $1.35 million by the Deccan Chargers team in the Indian Premier League. He was the second most expensive player in the auction

He scored a century for Deccan Chargers in the first edition. In the 2011 edition of the IPL, he played for Mumbai Indians.

Symonds has scored 974 runs in 39 IPL games at a strike rate of 129.87

Symonds Personal Life: Why He Was Called ‘Roy’?

Andrew Symonds was married to Laura and they had two children Billy (son) and daughter Chloe. Both of them first met in 2004 and got married in 2014 after the birth of their son.

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Harsh Vinayak
Harsh Vinayak
Harsh is a cricket enthusiast who has played cricket at the district level and writes about the game of cricket and football around the globe. Currently, he is pursuing his bachelor of journalism degree from St Xavier's College Ranchi.


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