Andre Symonds’ lips are white because he applies Zinc Cream to them. This is to help him stay protected from the harmful rays of the sun.
With the amount of time spent by cricketers on the field and during the matches they play under the hot sun, the Zinc cream is needed to protect them.
Many people who watch cricket have doubts regarding the white cream which is applied on the cheeks and lips mostly. The Zinc cream is mostly used in the hottest countries like Australia where Symonds is from.
Also, only bowlers don’t apply this cream it is applied by battlers as well.
Symonds played as a right-handed, middle-order batsman and alternated between medium pace and off-spin bowling. He was also notable for his exceptional fielding skills.