Will I continue to fight, absolutely. [19], His sister Louise was killed at Rolleston in an August 1993 train accident; in September 2008 he completed a 1,001 km (622 mi) walk promoting rail safety awareness. Cairns finished his Test career with a batting average of 33.53 and a bowling average of 29.40. Chris has 4 jobs listed on their profile. The current NZ cricket captain now has to decide if he will support Modi in his upcoming action. [20], Cairns is married to Melanie Croser, an Australian who works for the sports marketing group Octagon in Sydney. But sections of the media needed a villain and that role was attributed to me. Sidharth Monga writing in 2009 that Cairns' career returns "were a poor justification of his prodigious talent."[1]. Chris has 4 jobs listed on their profile. Why didn't he come forward to Modi before my 2012 libel trial? During his innings, Cairns put a 91 run partnership on with his captain, Ricky Ponting. 2,762 76. A Twenty20 match against the West Indies on 16 February 2006 was his last game representing New Zealand. When the story broke on 5th December 2013 about three former New Zealand players being investigated by the ICC for match fixing, I had no idea it was me that was involved. In ODIs, Cairns came close to another double of 200 wickets and 5000 runs. [11], In December 2013, Cairns was the subject of allegations in an ICC investigation into match-fixing. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Chris’ connections and jobs at similar companies. ... Bill Flores, rock solid bass from newest band member Tom Lee and of course great singing and banjo pickin’ from Chris Cairns. Please excuse my tardiness and I appreciate your patience whilst I get the table set up. Recovering Addict wishing to spread strength and hope through music and other inspirational posts. Cairns finished his Test career with a batting average of 33.53 and a bowling average of 29.40. [citation needed] He became only the third player to score a century in a Champions Trophy final after Philo Wallace and Sourav Ganguly. So, why now?". [citation needed], Cairns' career-best bowling performance in Tests was 7/27 against the West Indies in 1999, and he is New Zealand's Sixth highest wicket taker in Tests, after Richard Hadlee, Daniel Vettori, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, and Chris Martin. Cairns retired from the New Zealand Test team in 2004. The first hurdle Chris and oel, a sports marketing manager, had to cross was the aftermath of Chris' four-year marriage to Carin (33), the … Chris Cairns Licensed Real Estate Salesperson at Ray White City Apartments - City Realty Limited Auckland, New Zealand 236 connections 2,762 76. [8] In Cairns career he played 62 Test and missed a further 55 due to injury. Steam Legend!! Chris Cairns Locomotive Works - Shed doors now closed Chris Cairns Locomotive Works - Shed doors now closed. Cairns also played for Northland in the Hawke Cup. [10], In Cairns' final game, he bowled four overs for 24 and no wicket and scored a nine-ball duck, before being bowled by Chris Gayle. But there is still a real head-scratcher regarding McCullum. [13] Cairns has rejected these claims. He also missed the stumps in both attempts during the bowl off. Cairns Test batting average at number seven (44.02) is the 5th best average for that position of all time. In 2000, he was named as one of five Wisden Cricketers of the Year. With the ball, Cairns picked up 1–37 off 6 overs. Read was ducking to the ball, what he thought was a beamer from Chris Cairns but was a well-disguised slower ball. Allow the facts and time to shape a picture where the evidence can be presented and then an informed opinion can be garnered. Chris Cairns' solo CD, "Runaway Train," was conceptualized as an offering of new, thought-provoking original music along with some new arrangements of well-known standards. For six years now I have been in litigation. He won costs and damages. [6], He is also one of only eight players to have reached the all-rounder's double of 200 wickets and 3000 runs. Cairns got into the fudge trade in 1998 with 20 per cent of the business owned by his father Lance Cairns. Chris Cairns talks to The Crowd Goes Wild Breakfast on Radio Sport about the ICC's investigation into alleged match fixing, as well as Jesse Ryder's issues Chris Cairns, born on June 13, 1970, is one of the best all-rounders New Zealand have produced. Chris Cairns has paid tribute to his "extremely loyal" friend and former New Zealand cricket teammate Dion Nash who helped him when he needed it most. Christopher Lance Cairns ONZM (born 13 June 1970) is a former New Zealand cricketer and former ODI captain, who played for the New Zealand cricket team as an all-rounder. [5] He also went onto become the first player to score a century in an ICC Champions Trophy final (was previously called as ICC Knockout Trophy) in a winning cause. Post Nov 16, 2014 #1 2014-11-16T18:09. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Chris’ connections and jobs at similar companies. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Chris’ connections and jobs at similar companies. My recent accusers and those who supported others during my trial in the UK have lived a life which has been uninterrupted and sees them remunerated handsomely for their efforts. Cairns knocked Shane Warne out of Australia's bowling attack during a 2000 test in Wellington when he launched several sixes out of the Basin Reserve and onto the adjacent street. [2][3][4] Finally New Zealand went onto win the final and registered the highest ever chase in an ICC Champions Trophy final (265). [16], In March 2012 Cairns successfully sued former Indian Premier League commissioner Lalit Modi for libel, after Modi posted on Twitter in 2010 that Cairns had been involved in match-fixing during 2008. Hi there. Razzaq, with 27.37, tries to target Cairns' rib-cage like the Kiwi had done earlier, but instead he's welcomed with a cross by Cairns, who averages 32.01 and draws level as the bout is going to the final round. Chris has 3 jobs listed on their profile. Cairns was a destructive batsman who could hit sixes straight down the ground and in his earlier days was an intelligent fast-medium bowler. [14], Former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent, an admitted match fixer, has said that Cairns had approached him about fixing matches. Cricinfo describe his final international as "an unfitting farewell" and that "he deserved better". View Chris Cairns’ profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. View Chris Cairns’ profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. I only requested balance and not to judge. Chris Cairns You don't get booked to compere some of the largest rooms in the UK regularly without having the reputation as one of the safest pair of hands in the business. It was an avalanche which I resigned myself to early on only because I knew that it was only 12 people on a jury in the Southwark Crown Court in London that could truly alter what had seen me unfairly labelled via an assumption of guilt. And after surviving a belligerent Razzaq, now it's Cairns time. On 22 January 2006, Cairns announced his retirement from ODIs in a press conference. Penniless, yes. 588 talking about this. McCullum had given a statement [claiming that while at a hotel in Calcutta with Cairns, the cricketer had made him a 'business proposition'] to the ICC in February 2011 with Dan Vettori present and both men could have helped Modi out then. The latest breaking news, comment and features from The Independent. He starred in both the One-day and Test New Zealand teams, as well as the Canterbury New Zealand domestic championship team. Cairns was also the part of the victorious New Zealand campaign during the 2000 ICC KnockOut Trophy where they beat India in the final to lift their only title in major ICC global event. Former New Zealand cricket star Chris Cairns has closed his fudge business. Out of these seven players, Cairns reached the double 3rd fastest (58 Test) behind Ian Botham and Kapil Dev (50 tests). Ricky Ponting was present when Chris Cairns approached Brendon McCullum. It is his third marriage. After his playing career Cairns went on to become a commentator with Sky Sport New Zealand. View Chris Cairns’ profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. 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Injuries plagued Cairns throughout his career. A six-car pileup on one of the main routes into Cairns has now been cleared as wet weather causes havoc on roads across the city. I now face Lalit Modi, again. Vincent has currently incurred 13 life bans from cricket (one would probably suffice) for his corrupt deeds and, as the jury in my trial was told, he has kept all the cash from his criminal deceit. Chris Cairns after he was cleared of perjury and perverting the course of justice, in London last year. Chris has 3 jobs listed on their profile. He was also part of the ICC World XI that played in the World Cricket Tsunami Appeal matches. Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting was present when New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum received a "business proposition" from ex-Black Caps star Chris Cairns, he told a London court today. On his day, he could win the game with both bat and ball. Recovering Addict wishing to spread strength and hope through music and other inspirational posts. Chris Cairns: Exhausted and penniless, I will continue fight to clear my name. Chris Cairns trial: Now-infamous Skype call has two different sides . I never sought to have the media take my side. View Chris Cairns’ profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. During the Lord's Test against England, he bowled England wicket-keeper Chris Read for zero. [12] He is alleged to have attempted to manipulate games in India when he was captain of the Chandigarh Lions in the short lived Indian Cricket League. In 2000, he was named as one of five Wisden Cricketers of the Year. 253 talking about this. With the bat, Cairns has been the author of some of New Zealand cricket's most memorable innings, including his unbeaten 102 to win the final of the 2000 ICC KnockOut Trophy for New Zealand against India in Kenya, and his 158 from just 172 balls in a Test against South Africa in 2004. Battle continues: Chris Cairns has returned home to his wife Mel and their children, after being cleared of perjury in a lengthy trial in the UK. Explore more on Chris Cairns. View Chris Cairns’ profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. Cairns finished his ODI career on 4950 runs, just 50 short. Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns cleaning bus shelters to make ends meet. He had joined the Indian Cricket League, and was the captain of the Chandigarh Lions till its closure in 2008. By Kevin Norquay. Battle continues: Chris Cairns has returned home to his wife Mel and their children, after being cleared of perjury in a lengthy trial in the UK.Credit:Peter Meecham. This month former New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns was cleared of a perjury charge, and both he and his co-accused, Andrew Fitch-Holland, were found not guilty of perverting the course of justice over match-fixing allegations. On its video of the speech, the MCC ran the title "McCullum: On Cairns' Match Fixing" READ MORE: Christopher Lance Cairns ONZM (born 13 June 1970) is a former New Zealand cricketer and former ODI captain, who played for the New Zealand cricket team as an all-rounder. Cairns wanted to capture the passion and sorrow of life, bottle it up and deliver it to us. There remains some debate over his statistics and how they reflected his ability. [17] On 12 September 2014, the Metropolitan Police announced that they would charge Cairns with perjury stemming from the Modi libel trial. [1] Since then, persistent injuries have forced him to drop his pace and rely more on his hard-to-read slower ball. “Cannonball Run” Special Fan Only Pre-Release CD Now Available. Oct 20, 2015, 19:55 PM IST He went on to say "He was, and should be remembered as, one of the game's best all-rounders."[8]. In a sad turn of events and also what many would say his fall from grace, New Zealand's famed cricketer and once feared all-rounder Chris Cairns has taken to cleaning bus shelters and driving trucks for 17-dollar-an-hour salary. He is son of former New Zealand cricketer Lance Cairns. Differing version of events: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum.Credit:Mark Kolbe. Chris Cairns has launched a scathing attack on his accusers while denying involvement in match-fixing. Verdict in Chris Cairns-Lalit Modi libel case to be out by end of month 04 Sep, 2014, 10.05 PM IST According to media reports, Cairns has been investigated by the Metropolitan Police, who have passed on a file to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). I on the other hand, have been black-balled. * Chris Cairns perjury trial timeline * Chronology: Cairns' road to trial. Battle continues: Chris Cairns has returned home to his wife Mel and their children, after being cleared of perjury in a lengthy trial in the UK. Cairns lives in Canberra and played for the local club North Canberra Gungahlin Eagles in the 2011/12 season. McCullum's sharp-suited lawyer Garth Gallaway sat beside Modi's lawyers for the first week and a half of my criminal trial in London and somewhat surprisingly, Gallaway is unsure of the looming trial dates. In the 2005 Queen’s Birthday Honours, Cairns was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to cricket.[9]. Differing version of events: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum. Updated November 11, 2015 — 6.45pm first published at 6.42pm. Cairns also played in the World Cricket Tsunami Appeal ODI, at the MCG. Now I Lay Me Down Chris Cairns Tumbleweed Blues ... Miss My Mom Chris Cairns Albums. The New Zealand Herald compared his retirement to those of Michael Jordan and Björn Borg on 15 February 2006. Cairns also left the door open for a comeback, but said "I don't think I could ever be tempted back". Beat up, yes. [16] Cairns insists that he has never fixed a match, saying Vincent wanted to "mitigate his sins by blaming others" and taking issue with McCullum having waited three years before approaching the ICC. He played his part in the final and helped the Kiwis side, by scoring a match winning knock of 102*. CCairns. Brendon McCullum and Lou Vincent are his key witnesses in his civil case in London. ... Chris Calcino, The Cairns … CCairns. [18] He was acquitted of charges of perjury and perverting the course of justice on 30 November 2015. Cairns formerly held the world record for most sixes in Tests (87, since surpassed by Adam Gilchrist), and for a time held the New Zealand record for fastest century in ODIs (75 balls, currently owned by Corey Anderson with 36 balls). Quite bizarre. He later went on to play for Nottinghamshire in the English Twenty20 cup competition. The best things come to those who have the patience to wait for it. Chris has 10 jobs listed on their profile. Find Chris Cairns Latest News, Videos & Pictures on Chris Cairns and see latest updates, news, information from NDTV.COM. Harris, now an account manager for MediaWorks predominantly in radio, personified the definition of all-rounder during the 1990s and 2000s. Exhausted, yes. "You are Welcome" to my table. Cairns played for the ICC World XI and scored 69 off 47 balls before being stumped by Kumar Sangakkara off the bowling of Muttiah Muralitharan. Updated Date: October 20, 2016 12:25:55 IST "I'm done with it now and I want to move on with the rest of my life and I sure as hell hope that my career is not defined by my involvement with Chris Cairns." [15] New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum also told the Anti Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) of the International Cricket Council that Cairns made a match fixing approach to him. 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