Chris Cairns' cancer battle latest fight for NZ great

James Buckley
By James Buckley
Updated February 5 2022 - 1:20am, first published 12:52am
Chris Cairns suffered a major heart attack six months ago which left him in a wheelchair. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

New Zealand cricket great Chris Cairns has been diagnosed with bowel cancer, less than six months after suffering a major heart attack and subsequent spinal stroke which left him in a wheelchair.


James Buckley

James Buckley

Sports Editor

James is a Queanbeyan boy enjoying his second stint at the Canberra Times, more than eight years on from his first. In between he's traveled the world, and spent time covering sport in Sydney.

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