William Lemmon is a 14-year-old cricket nut from the Kapiti Coast who has had a bit of a tough time lately.

He’s battled Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which he found out about two years ago, but nine lots of chemotheraphy later and he’s officially in remission.

Thanks to the Make A Wish Foundation, Lemmon had special surprise when Black Caps and Wellington stars Tom Blundell and Devon Conway came around to play some backyard cricket.

Full article and video on the TV1 website.