[caption id="attachment_145949" align="aligncenter" width="700"]
Former NZ skipper Chris Cairns[/caption]
Former New Zealand skipper Chris Cairns has been cleared of perjury charges and perverting the court of justice on Monday by Southwark Crown Court with regards to his lawsuit against Lalit Modi in 2012.
He had successfully sued Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi for accusing him on Twitter of match-fixing.
In 2010, Cairns was accused by then chairman of the Indian Premier League Lalit Modi on Twitter of match-fixing. Cairns brought a successful libel action against Modi, winning £90,000 damages.