10 Dec 2008

Former England cricketer arresting for drug smuggling

5:55 am on 10 December 2008

The former England cricketer Chris Lewis appeared in court overnight after trying to smuggle around four kilos of cocaine into England through London's Gatwick Airport.

Guyana-born Lewis was arrested with a basketball player from London on his return from a trip to the Caribbean.

40 year old Lewis took 93 test wickets and ended his professional career in 2000 to take up coaching.