Andrew Symonds' fall from grace

When Andrew Symonds was sent home from the Twenty20 World Cup in June 2009 it marked his third major breach of discipline while in the Australian team. His temperament has consistently undermined his huge cricketing talent and, despite his value to the Australian team, put a question mark over his international career

Australian cricket

Hilditch defends persistance with Symonds

Andrew Hilditch has defended his panel's persistence with Andrew Symonds and its forgiveness of his frequent indiscretions

1999

When the boot was on the other foot

A decade ago it was Ricky Ponting in the firing line, in circumstances similar to the ones Andrew Symonds finds himself in these days

South African domestic cricket

Lions keen on signing Symonds

The Lions have declared their interest in signing Andrew Symonds should the Australian allrounder opt to forgo his international ambitions for a career as a freelance Twenty20 specialist

Allrounder's future

Symonds waits to decide on future

Andrew Symonds delayed a possible retirement announcement after touching down in Brisbane

Andrew Symonds' fall from grace

Deccan Chargers stick by Symonds

Australia's loss could be the IPL's gain, with Deccan Chargers making clear their desire to retain the services of Andrew Symonds even if his Cricket Australia contract is scrapped