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Reactions: World reacts to tragic Andrew Symonds news

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Following the tragic news of the death of Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds, the cricketing world bid farewell to one of the most well-liked former stars.

A host of former Australian team-mates and international stars have used social media to share their sympathies surrounding the tragic loss of Andrew Symonds.

Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist, ex-skipper Ricky Ponting and fast bowler Jason Gillespie - who all played alongside Symonds at the 2003 World Cup - expressed their dismay at the news.

Pakistan star Shoaib Akhtar was one of the first international players to share his thoughts.

Respected cricket commentator Mel Jones was among a list of female stars that were shocked by the news.

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