Chris Cairns

Chris Cairns, the former New Zealand captain and player has been admitted in Australia in life support due to a health condition.

A New Zealand spokesman informed that the board was respecting Cairns privacy and decided to not to comment on the situation.

Cairns played 62 tests, 215 one-day internationals and 2 T20s matches for New Zealand between 1989-2006 before becoming a commentator in international cricket.

Cairns was also one of the best all-rounders of his era which is a golden period comprises of Sachin and Lara debuted together alongside Cairns, especially in the shorter formats. His father Lance also represented New Zealand cricket which is known by every cricket fan.

Cairns was later the subject of allegations of match-fixing in India as captain of the Chandigarh Lions in the defunct ICL in 2008. He cleared all his allegations fighting that he was clear and proved he had been a great servant of cricket and haven’t involved in any kind of mat h fixing.

Though he wasn’t found guilty but NZ cricket never gave him any credits and followed by the match fixing allegations he was never been part of any NZ cricket activities and he was found to be driving trucks for his daily wages.

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