DANISH KANERIA

  • ICC refuses to review Danish Kaneria's life ban November 25, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan leg spinner, Danish Kaneria has lost another bid to get his life ban reviewed with the International Cricket Council (ICC) refusing to take up his case. Kaneria told PTI that he had sent a letter to the ICC with his case documents requesting them to review the life ban...
  • Danish Kaneria says he will continue to fight against life ban August 13, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned legspinner, Danish Kaneria will not give up his fight to get his name cleared and seek damages from the England and Wales cricket board which imposed the punishment on him for spotfixing. A court of appeal in the United Kingdom on Tuesday turned down an appeal by Kaneria...
  • Danish Kaneria loses final legal challenge against life ban August 12, 2014

    London: Former Pakistan international Danish Kaneria has lost his final legal challenge in an English court against a life ban imposed by the England and Wales Cricket Board for spotfixing while playing for county side Essex, it was announced on Tuesday. Judge Stanley Burton, sitting in England's Court of Appeal, said...
  • Danish Kaneria vows to fight on despite setback May 7, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned legspinner Danish Kaneria has refused to give up on his efforts to get the life ban imposed on him by the England Cricket Board removed even after a commercial High Court in London dismissed his appeal. Instead Kaneria challenged the ECB to go public with the evidence against...
  • Danish Kaneria's appeal against life ban fails May 6, 2014

    London: Former Essex and Pakistan bowler Danish Kaneria has failed in his bid to overturn a life ban from cricket for breaking anticorruption rules. Kaneria was banned for life in 2012 by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on charges of inducing his Essex teammate Mervyn Westfield to bowl deliberately...
  • Pakistan probes stars for playing with Danish Kaneria April 18, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistani cricket authorities have launched an investigation after a number of current international stars played in exhibition matches in the United States with banned spinner Danish Kaneria. Kaneria was given a lifetime ban for spot-fixing in an English county game, which under International Cricket Council (ICC) rules effectively bars him...
  • PCB official seen with Kaneria, raises eyebrows April 15, 2014

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is likely to face some questions from the ICC after one of its senior officials was spotted at a private match in Houston, USA where banned Test leg-spinner Danish Kaneria also played. A friendship series of T20 matches in Houston was held from April 11 to...
  • Banned Danish Kaneria to know his fate next week April 11, 2014

    Karachi: Banned Pakistan legspinner Danish Kaneria will have to wait for a week to know whether he can revive his cricketing career again or will have to serve out the life ban imposed on him for his involvement in spot-fixing. Kaneria's appeal against the life ban imposed on him by the...
  • Kaneria submits 28,000 pounds to get appeal hearing on ban March 11, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned Test leg-spinner, Danish Kaneria has submitted a sum of 28,000 pounds with a commercial high court in London in order to get his appeal against the life ban heard on April 11th. A source close to Kaneria told PTI that he had with the help of relatives, friends...
  • Danish Kaneria told to deposit hefty security for appeal hearing February 24, 2014

    Lahore: The woes of Pakistan's banned Test leg-spinner Danish Kaneria continued with a commercial high court in London asking him to deposit a hefty security amount if he wants his appeal against the life ban to be heard. The commercial court bench headed by Justice Andrew Smith held a behind the...
  • PCB to review evidence in Danish Kaneria spot-fixing case September 3, 2013

    Lahore: Pakistan cricket officials agreed on Tuesday to review evidence provided by former captain Rashid Latif in his bid to help banned spinner Danish Kaneria. The 32-year-old Kaneria, Pakistan's most successful spinner with 261 Test wickets, was last year banned for life by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)...
  • Pakistan should not force Danish Kaneria to confess: Rashid Latif August 25, 2013

    Karachi: Former captain Rashid Latif on Saturday said Pakistan cricket authorities should not force leg-spinner Danish Kaneria to plead guilty to spot-fixing until he has exhausted all legal options available to him. A disciplinary panel of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) banned Kaneria for life last year after...
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq bats for Danish Kaneria August 23, 2013

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has come out in support of banned leg-spinner Danish Kaneria, saying he had never seen the bowler indulge in any type of activity during his career that would cast doubts over his integrity. "As a professional and as a friend I have never known Danish to...
  • Essex coach Grayson denied being approached by Kaneria August 18, 2013

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif on Sunday released Essex coach Paul Grayson and player Tom Westley's statements, in which they have denied that disgraced Pakistan legspinner Danish Kaneria ever approached them to indulge in spot fixing. The statements of Grayson and Westley were part of the disciplinary proceedings instituted against...
  • Kaneria launches another appeal against ban August 14, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan legspinner Danish Kaneria said on Wednesday he has filed an appeal in a London court against his life ban for spotfixing, vowing to fight on to clear his name. The 32yearold was barred for life last year after an England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) disciplinary panel found him...
  • Danish Kaneria's presence in stadium raises eyebrows July 12, 2013

    Karachi: Disgraced Pakistan legspinner Danish Kaneria caused a stir when he showed up at the inaugural Ramazan Twenty20 Cup tournament, organised by the Pakistan Cricket Board, at the National Stadium. Kaneria, however, clarified that he had only visited the stadium to meet his friends from the media and his former...
  • Kaneria asked to pay 2,00,000 pounds by ECB disciplinary panel July 10, 2013

    Karachi: Problems continued to multiply for Pakistan's disgraced legspinner Danish Kaneria, who has now been ordered to pay 2,00,000 pounds in costs by the disciplinary panel of the England and Wales Cricket Board. "My lawyers in London have been told by the ECB panel that I have to pay the total...
  • ECB allows Westfield to play club cricket from April July 4, 2013

    London: Mervyn Westfield, former Essex seamer, who was banned for five years by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has been allowed to play club cricket from next April but will remain suspended from the professional game until 2017. ECB took the decision while turning down Westfield's former Essex teammate...
  • I didn't get any help from PCB: Danish Kaneria July 3, 2013

    Karachi: Banned Test legspinner, Danish Kaneria whose appeal against a life ban has been rejected by the England and Wales Cricket Board on Wednesday complained about not receiving any support from the Pakistan Cricket Board. "It is really disappointing that the PCB is willing to speak up on behalf of players...
  • Lifeban stays as Danish Kaneria spotfix appeal dismissed July 3, 2013

    London: Former Pakistan legspinner Danish Kaneria's appeal against a life ban from cricket for spotfixing was dismissed by an England and Wales cricket board disciplinary panel on Tuesday. Kaneria, who has repeatedly denied any involvement in trying to engineer particular situations in a game, was banned in June last year...
  • Timeline: When corruption brought cricket into disrepute May 16, 2013

    Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif, who lost their appeal at the Court of Abritration for Sport against spotfixing bans, were the first players with teammate Mohammad Amir to be punished by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Players implicated in corruption cases: Life bans May 2000: Former Pakistan captain...
  • PCB to examine rejection of Kaneria's appeal against ban April 27, 2013

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) would legally examine the dismissal of the appeal made by legspinner Danish Kaneria against his ban on charges of spotfixing. An ECB panel in London had rejected Kaneria' appeal against the life ban, handed out to him over charges of spotfixing. PCB Chairman, Zaka Ashraf...
  • ECB dismisses Kaneria appeal against lifetime ban April 26, 2013

    London: Former Pakistan legspinner Danish Kaneria has lost his appeal against a lifetime ban by the England and Wales Cricket Board for his role in a corruption scandal. Kaneria was banned by the ECB last year for pressuring former Essex teammate Mervyn Westfield into spotfixing in an English county oneday game...
  • Verdict on Kaneria appeal expected on Friday April 25, 2013

    Karachi: The independent panel holding the hearing of Pakistani Test legspinner Danish Kaneria's appeal against the life ban imposed on him by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is expected to give its verdict on the case on Friday in London. Sources aware of the case said the fourday proceedings...
  • Reluctant Westfield to appear at Kaneria case April 23, 2013

    Disgraced pace bowler Mervyn Westfield on Monday said that he had been forced to attend the appeal hearing of Pakistani spinner Danish Kaneria or face arrest. The case in London began on Monday and is due to last until Thursday, with Kaneria hoping to overturn a life ban imposed by...
  • Danish Kaneria bids to overturn life ban April 22, 2013

    London: Pakistan's Danish Kaneria will try to resume his cricket career when he challenges a life ban for spotfixing in London on Monday. But heading into the start of the appeal hearing, doubt remained over whether Mervyn Westfield would give evidence against his former Essex teammate. Legspinner Kaneria was given a...
  • Kaneria could benefit if Westfield does not turn up, says lawyer March 15, 2013

    Karachi: The Pakistani lawyer for banned Test leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has said that if Mervyn Westfield, the prime witness in the spot fixing case, did not show up for the appeal hearing next month, his client could be cleared of the charges against him. Kaneria, who has played 61 Tests...
  • Banned Kaneria to seek ECB compensation March 7, 2013

    Karachi: Disgraced Pakistani leg-spinner Danish Kaneria will seek compensation from English cricket authorities for delaying his appeal against a life ban imposed for spot-fixing last year, his lawyer said Thursday. The 32-year-old's appeal against the ban was adjourned until April 22 after Kaneria's accuser, former Essex bowler Mervyn Westfield reportedly...
  • Kaneria's appeal against life ban to resume in April February 17, 2013

    Karachi: Banned legspinner Danish Kaneria's appeal against a life ban will resume on April 22 after it was adjourned by an England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) disciplinary panel in December, the Pakistani player's brother said on Sunday. The hearing on December 10 had to be adjourned after chief witness and...
  • Kaneria seeks help from PCB in his appeal hearing issue January 20, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistani Test legspinner Danish Kaneria is now looking towards the Pakistan Cricket Board to step in and help him after his appeal hearing in London has been delayed since December. Sources close to Kaneria, who is presently in London waiting for a fresh date for the hearing on an...