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Psychologists clear road for Symonds' return

cricket Updated: Nov 06, 2008 16:58 IST

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Armed with positive feedback from sports psychologists, Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds is in line to return to Test cricket when New Zealand comes calling for the first cricket Test starting on November 20.

Symonds, who was dropped from the squad for the trip to India for missing a compulsary team meeting in August, was advised to undergo rehabilitation programme under the watchful eyes of sports psychologist Phil Jauncey and other specialists.

Cricket Australia officials are desperate for Symonds return to the Test team and is satisfied that the all-rounder has gone through his rehab project well.

"We want him back as soon as possible," a CA source was quoted as saying in the 'Daily Telegraph'.

"He has done pretty much everything required of him."