The former England cricketer Chris Lewis has been charged with attempted drug smuggling after the seizure of four kilos of cocaine at Gatwick airport, the UK Border Agency said today. The drugs had an estimated street value of £200,000.

Lewis, 40, an all-rounder who played 32 test matches and 53 one-day internationals for England in the 1990s, was arrested on Monday after arriving on a flight from the Caribbean,

The drugs were found hidden inside tins of fruit.

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