Chris Lewis guilty of drug smuggling

Updated: 20 May 2009 11:00 IST

Former England cricketer Chris Lewis was on Wednesday found guilty of smuggling cocaine into Britain in his cricket bag.

London:

Former England cricketer Chris Lewis was on Wednesday found guilty of smuggling cocaine into Britain in his cricket bag.

A jury at Croydon Crown Court near London found Lewis guilty of smuggling more than 140,000 pounds (160,000 euros, 215,000 dollars) worth of the drug into the country from St Lucia, packed in cans of fruit and vegetable juice.

The jury continued to deliberate on his co-accused Chad Kirnon.

Lewis played 32 Tests and 53 one-day internationals in the 1990s.

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