Danish Kaneria urged to 'come clean' by ECB after appeal loss

Although imposed by the ECB, the now 32-year-old Kaneria's ban was effectively a worldwide sanction: boards under ICC jurisdiction have agreed to uphold punishments imposed by individual countries in such circumstances.

updated: July 03, 2013 09:51 IST
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London: Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria was urged to "come clean" after the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) rejected his appeal against a life ban from cricket at a hearing in London Tuesday.

The ECB handed down the life ban last year after a panel found him guilty of inducing his then Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield to deliberately under-perform.

He got him to agree to concede a certain number of runs in return for money while bowling in a county one-day match in 2009.

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