Former Pakistani spinner Danish Kaneria has reportedly slammed the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for banning him for life in 2012 after he allegedly introducing then Essex teammate Mervyn Westfield to illegal bookmakers.
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.
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.
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.
Under the cloud of spot-fixing controversy, Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria has vowed to do everything in his control to get his name cleared in the scandal, which has led to the jail sentence of county bowler Mervyn Westfield.