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John Emburey played 64 Tests for England © Getty Images


May 31, 2014


Fomer England off-spinner John Emburey has undergone surgery, after he was diagnosed with skin cancer.  The played 64 tests and claimed 147 wickets for England. He said that his condition was not life-threatening and further added that it could be cured with a surgery.


He believes playing cricket for long hours in the sun contributed to him getting skin cancer.


In Saturday’s edition of newspaper The Sun that “it’s the result of playing cricket for so many years, not wearing a hat and not wearing sun cream.”