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Home > Cricket > World Cup 2003 > Reuters > Report

Kiwis in nightclub brawl

February 21, 2003 13:06 IST

New Zealand cricketers were involved in a brawl outside a South African nightclub, the New Zealand Press Associated reported on Friday.

All-rounder Chris Cairns was reportedly felled by a punch from behind, while other members of the team were confronted and jostled in an incident on Thursday night.

Armed security guards, employed to protect the team, intervened and bundled the players into cars which took them back to their Durban hotel.

Cairns suffered a cut mouth. The matter was not reported to police.

New Zealand beat South Africa in Johannesburg last week to jeopardise the home team's chances of making the next stage of the World Cup. The New Zealanders went to Durban for a short break after forfeiting their match against Kenya because of security concerns.

 

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Sub: Who Cares

Let us all care about what cricketers contribute to the game "cricket", whoz cared about their personal life.... bye hari


Posted by hari





Sub: shame

they got what hey dserved


Posted by anks





Sub: Shame

It is a black spot on KIWI's Cricket


Posted by Gururaj Khasnis





Sub: unfortunate!

well they thought they would get this treatement in kenya but git from SA. Let's wait & watch if they will return back to NZ ...


Posted by som





Sub: Kiwis in nightclub brawl

Well deserved treat !!!


Posted by sudha




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