Andrew Symonds has been passed fit as the two heavyweights of the Cricket World Cup, Australia and South Africa get ready for a crucial match today at St. Kitts.

This will be Symonds first game since Feb 2, when he got injured.

There is a case for still keeping Symonds in cotton wool, after all Australia have already qualified for the second round.

Symonds return also means that Australia have dropped the man who came in to replace him, Brad Hodge, who was named Man of the Match after scoring a century in his last outing against Holland. “There’s an argument that Brad Hodge should be in the side,” said Symonds. “He’s played very well and is very unlucky to be dropped.

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