Notably, Brett Lee was also a part of the Punjab Kings squad from 2008-2010.
While stating that the player is a "match-winner", Ricky Ponting said that he reminds him a bit the of late Andrew Symonds.
Shane Watson paid a glowing tribute to Andrew Symonds, saying the swashbuckling all-rounder was "very much Viv Richards reincarnated in the way he played".
Andrew Symonds was remembered by his former teammates Ricky Ponting, Adam Gilchrist and Darren Lehmann among others. Ponting shared an interesting story about Symonds which gives an insight into his tough personality.
Andrew Symonds was remembered as a supremely talented cricketer with "a pure heart" at a memorial service on Friday for the Australian former all-rounder who died aged 46.
Andrew Symonds' sister, Louise, left a personal note at the crash site.
Symonds, who played 26 Tests and 198 one-day internationals from 1998 to 2009, was a popular figure in the cricketing circles not only for his hard-hitting approach to the game but also for his easy-going personality.
Former India spinner Harbhajan Singh paid a heartfelt tribute to Andrew Symonds, who was killed in a car crash on Saturday night.
Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds died in a car crash on Saturday night.
Sachin Tendulkar and Harbhajan Singh took to Twitter to condole the death of Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds.