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County diary

Chris Lewis' story to be dramatised

Apr 17, 2018: News from around the circuit, including Ashley Giles' Commonwealth Games gold touch and which county was absent from the coaches meeting last week

Paul Bolton

'It's up to me to make sure the story has a better ending'

Sep 8, 2017: Having served time in prison and written a book about his life and career, Chris Lewis is ready to take charge of his destiny again

George Dobell

County news

Chris Lewis talks about prison time to educate youngsters

Feb 16, 2016: Chris Lewis, the former England allrounder, has worked in cricket for the first time since his release from prison in June last year

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England news

Lewis released from prison

Jun 9, 2015: Chris Lewis has been released from prison in Surrey after serving six years of a 13-year sentence for drug smuggling

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Akram gets into the swing of things

Oct 30, 2014: Wasim Akram's performance in the 1992 final is all the more astonishing when viewed in the light of the circumstances

Vishal Dikshit

You're not going to believe this, but...

Oct 19, 2010: Following James Anderson's boxing injury, we look at XI other instances where players found bizarre ways of sidelining themselves

Martin Williamson

England news

Lewis case sends a warning - Fraser

May 20, 2009: The former England seamer, Angus Fraser, has reacted with sadness to the news that his former team-mate, Chris Lewis, has been convicted of drug smuggling, and believes that the case should send a warning to modern-day players of the dangers of being draw

Andrew Miller

England news

Chris Lewis found guilty of drug smuggling

May 20, 2009: The former England allrounder, Chris Lewis, has been found guilty of smuggling cocaine into the, a jury at Croydon Crown Court heard

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Lewis insists innocence over cocaine charges

May 15, 2009: The former England allrounder, Chris Lewis, has insisted in court that he is innocent of knowingly smuggling cocaine into the country after being given cans of fruit juice to carry onto a flight from St Lucia

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England news

Lewis smuggled '3kg of cocaine' in fruit cans

May 11, 2009: The trial has begun for Chris Lewis, the former England allrounder, who is accused of smuggling more than 3kg of cocaine from St Lucia, with a street value of more than £140,000

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Lewis appears in court on drugs charges

Dec 17, 2008: Chris Lewis, the former England allrounder, has been remanded in custody by Crawley magistrates after appearing in court charged with attempting to import drugs into the UK

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'The prat without a hat'

Dec 13, 2008: When Chris Lewis went down with what journalist Simon Barnes described as "the most idiotic cricket injury of all time"

Martin Williamson

Welcome back, we weren't expecting you

May 8, 2008: Eleven players who made a return to the fold after their time had appeared to have passed by

Andrew McGlashan and Brydon Coverdale

County news

Lewis makes early Surrey return

Apr 20, 2008: Chris Lewis made a surprise early return to the Surrey team for their opening Friends Provident Trophy match against Middlesex at The Oval

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Pay-as-you play contract

Surrey re-sign Chris Lewis for Twenty20 Cup

Mar 17, 2008: Surrey have signed former England allrounder Chris Lewis on a pay-as-you-play contract for this season's Twenty20 Cup

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PCA XI v West Indians, Arundel

Nick Knight to lead PCA XI against West Indies

Jun 6, 2007: The Professional Cricketers' Association have named their side to take on West Indies in a charity Twenty20 match at Arundel on June 26

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Great Moments

Double jeopardy

Mar 6, 2007: Wasim Akram's wiles condemn England to bridesmaid status again

Kanishkaa Balachandran

Ask Steven

Made in Ireland - and England's overseas World Cup six

Sep 10, 2006: The return of the regular Monday column in which Steven Lynch answers your questions about (almost) any aspect of cricket

Steven Lynch

August 2006

The one that got away

Aug 1, 2006: Babs Oduwole on Chris Lewis, the one that got away

Babs Oduwole

PCA Masters XI v Sri Lankans, Arundel

Rain fails to dampen impressive Jayawardene

Jun 14, 2006: Sri Lanka's rather faltering preparations for the NatWest Series were stymied by rain which limited their Twenty20warm-up game against a PCA Masters XI at Arundel to 16 overs

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