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Overcoming deafness: Part two - Lance Cairns

Tuesday 31 Aug 2010 3:16 p.m.

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Lance Cairns is a conqueror of deafness and one of the most loved cricketers ever to represent this country.

But as the crowd was roaring its appreciation for his unique bowling and batting style, Lance Cairns couldn't hear them.

He played his cricket in near total silence.

He has just had a cochlear implant, but before that, something like an interview was a nightmare of trying to work out what on earth he'd been asked.

Watch John Campbell’s interview with Lance Cairns

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