Final Up to date On 17 July,2018 01:53 am
Richard Hadlee will bear a second spherical of surgery after cancer unfold to his liver.
WELLINGTON (AFP) – New Zealand cricketing nice Richard Hadlee will bear a second spherical of surgery after cancer unfold to his liver, his spouse Dianne mentioned Monday.
Hadlee s household revealed final month that he had a tumour eliminated after being identified with bowel cancer and was anticipated to make a full restoration after a course of chemotherapy.
Dianne Hadlee offered an replace on the 67-year-previous s situation on Monday.
“This week, Richard will bear additional surgery after secondary cancer was found in his liver,” she mentioned in an announcement.
“Medical recommendation is that it s nonetheless at a really early stage and is operable.”
Hadlee is considered one of many biggest quick bowlers of all time, and was the primary to take 400 Check wickets.
By the point he retired in 1990, he had performed 86 Checks and brought 431 wickets at 22.29.
He was additionally a tough-hitting batsman with a Check profession whole of three,124 runs, together with two centuries and 15 half-centuries, at a mean of 27.16.