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Danish Kaneria


About Danish Kaneria

Danish Parabha Shanker Kaneria (born 16 December 1980), is a Pakistani cricketer (leg spin bowler).

Professional Biography

As Cricketer

In August 09, former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq<;/a> criticized selectors for not picking leg-spinner Kaneria for the one-day games, saying the bowler is being wasted by the team management by playing him only in Test matches.

Cricket Performance

Danish Kaneria in News

Banned Kaneria unlikely to play in Pakistan, says PCB
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that it is highly unlikely that leg spinner Danish Kaneria will be allowed to play now even if he appeals against his ban over a spot fixing charge.

'Banned for life' Kaneria accuses ECB of 'discrimination' and 'unfair treatment'
Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria, who is facing a worldwide life ban from all forms of cricket, has accused the England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) disciplinary panel of 'discrimination' and 'unfair treatment'.

Kaneria wants open appeal against ECB life ban for fixing verdict
Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria's has called for an appeal against a life ban imposed on him by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), for a fair trial.

ICC nations agree 'in principle' to ban Kaneria for life over corruption charges
International cricketing nations have agreed in principle to enforce a life ban on disgraced Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria for corruption.

Former Pak captain Mushtaq Mohammad calls life ban on 'fixer' Kaneria 'harsh'
Former Pakistan captain Mushtaq Mohammad has said the life ban imposed on leg spinner Danish Kaneria by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for being involved in a spot fixing case is too harsh.

PCB to wait for Kaneria's appeal result before taking any action
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to wait for the result of the appeal which Test leg-spinner Danish Kaneria is going to file against the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) verdict which banned him for life for corruption, before taking any action against the spinner.

Ex-Pak cricketers express disappointment over Kaneria ban
Former Pakistan cricket legends have expressed disappointment over leg-spinner Danish Kaneria being given a life ban, but stressed the need for tougher action against fixing to avoid such incidents in the future.

ICC lauds Kaneria ban, says Boards must 'recognise and respect' it
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has commended the England and Wales Cricket (ECB) for handing out bans to Danish Kaneria and Mervyn Westfield for their role in spot-fixing and asked all members boards to "recognise and respect" the punishment.

Twenty20 has affected technique of Pak players: Shoaib Akhtar
Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar believes Twenty20 cricket has damaged Pakistan cricketers immensely, affecting their technique and fitness.

Kaneria to appeal against lifetime ban for role in spot-fixing scandal
Disgraced Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria, who was banned for life from English cricket on Friday, has said he would appeal against the ban handed down to him by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for his role in a spot-fixing scandal.

Ex-Pak spinner Danish Kaneria found guilty of spot-fixing
Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has been found guilty of two corruption charges of encouraging former Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield not to play to the best of his ability. Paceman Westfield was sentenced to four months in prison in February for spot-fixing offences in 2009.

Pak leggie Kaneria to appear before ECB hearing into spot-fixing scandal
Pakistan leg spinner Danish Kaneria will leave for London this Thursday to appear before the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) hearing into spot-fixing from June 18.

Father insisted that I master sport of cricket: Pak spinner Hasan Raza
Pakistan left-arm spinner Raza Hasan has said his foray into cricket began only because of his father, who insisted that he master the sport.

ECB clearance not enough for Kaneria's return to Pak team: PCB
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that even if leg-spinner Danish Kaneria is cleared of spot-fixing charges by the disciplinary committee of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), he will still have to get clearance from PCB's integrity committee, before being considered for national selection again.

Kaneria refuses to attend meeting requested by PCB's integrity committee
Pakistan leg spinner Danish Kaneria has said no to a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) meeting requested by its integrity committee in relation with the match fixing charges against him in the UK.

Kaneria slams 'laziness' as being factor behind manager's match- fixing accusations
Karachi Zebras player Danish Kaneria has blasted laziness as being the factor behind match-fixing allegations levelled against him by the team manager.

Kaneria's effort to clear his name from fixing suffers another blow
Danish Kaneria's effort to clear his name of wrongdoings was dealt another blow after the leg-spinner and Karachi Zebras' captain Hasan Raza in the recently concluded Super Eight T20 Cup, came under suspicion for throwing their must-win match against the Peshawar Panthers.

Kaneria hires legal team for ECB spot-fixing hearing
Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has hired a legal team for an English Cricket Board disciplinary hearing on a spot-fixing case that has landed his former Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield in prison.

ECB charges Pak leggie Kaneria with corruption , faces worldwide ban
The England and Wales Cricket Board has charged former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria with corruption offences, along with Mervyn Westfield, and both of them faces a worldwide ban from the game.

Pakistan to resolve Kaneria's spot fixing case in consultation with ECB
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is looking to resolve the Danish Kaneria's case in consultation with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) after the leg-spinner was named as a go-between in the Mervyn Westfield's spot-fixing case.

Pak recalls Wahab, Umar, Junaid for England Test series, Shoaib Malik axed
The Pakistan cricket selectors have recalled left-arm paceman Wahab Riaz, batsman Umar Akmal and pace bowler Junaid Khan to the Test squad named for the England series to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) next month.

Latif blames Pak cricket chiefs of "murdering" Kaneria's international career
Former Pakistan cricket captain Rashid Latif has accused the country's chiefs of the popular game of "murdering" leg-spinner Danish Kaneria by refusing to let him play despite being cleared of a spot-fixing allegation in Britain.

'Furious' Kaneria to take legal action against Salman Butt for linking him to Majeed
Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has vowed to take legal action against former captain Salman Butt for telling a London court hearing the 'spot-fixing' case that it was Kaneria who had introduced him to alleged bookmaker Mazhar Majeed.

PCB seeks Kaneria's 'spot-fixing' questioning session transcript from Essex Police
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has contacted the Essex Police, seeking details of the investigation that involved Pakistani leg-spinner Danish Kaneria.

Sindh HC tells Kaneria to allow PCB access to Essex betting probe tapes
Discarded Pakistan cricketer Danish Kaneria has been ordered by the Sindh High Court (SHC) to give a go ahead to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to obtain the transcript of his session with the Essex police in connection with the spot-fixing.

Zardari directs Butt to organise cricket matches to raise funds for Pak flood relief efforts
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, who received a delegation drawn from all the major sports, has directed to organise cricket matches at national and international level to raise funds for flood relief efforts.

Kaneria lauds England coach Andy Flower's "great cricketing brain"
Pakistani leg spinner Danish Kaneria has paid tribute to his former Essex team mate and current England coach Andy Flower for his leadership and man management skills.

'Out-of-favour' Afridi, Kaneria to lead Karachi teams in National T20 Championship
Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, who has retired from international cricket, will be seen in action in National Twenty20 Championship next month.

Malik, Kaneria fail to get PCB clearance for selection
The Pakistan Cricket Board's Integrity Committee has not given clearance to former captain Shoaib Malik and leg-spinner Danish Kaneria for selection in the national team.

'Disheartened' Yousuf set to retire from cricket following PCB central contract snub
Former Pakistan skipper Mohammad Yousuf is likely to retire from all forms of cricket after the Pakistan Cricket Board dropped him from its list of centrally contracted players, sources have said.

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