Reuters India – WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand bowling great Richard Hadlee is to undergo another operation after tests showed a secondary cancer was found in his liver, his wife said on Monday.

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  • WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand bowling great Richard Hadlee is to undergo another operation after tests showed a secondary cancer was found in his liver, his wife said on Monday.
  • Sir Richard Hadlee wears the cap he received for being inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame during the New Zealand vs India third international cricket test match in Wellington, April 3, 2009.
  • REUTERS/Anthony Phelps/FilesThe 67-year-old Hadlee had surgery last month for bowel cancer.
  • “This week, Richard will undergo further surgery after secondary cancer was discovered in his liver,” his wife Dianne said in a statement issued by New Zealand Cricket.
  • Hadlee, who is considered one of the finest fast bowlers of all time having retired in 1990 with 431 test wickets, had the first surgery after a routine checkup discovered the tumour.


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