Danish Kaneria gets Rashid Latif's backing; to challenge his life ban in London commercial court

Danish Kaneria, who was banned for life last year, has also got the backing of former skipper Rashid Latif, who blew the whistle on the menace of match-fixing in Pakistan cricket in 1994.

updated: August 15, 2013 10:23 IST
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Karachi: Tainted Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has filed an appeal in a commercial court in London against the life ban imposed on him for spot-fixing in county matches.

Kaneria through his lawyers filed an appeal in the commercial court yesterday against the life ban imposed by a disciplinary panel of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

"I have filed the appeal in the commercial court because I want my case to be heard by an independent panel and the proceedings to be held open to public," Kaneria told PTI.

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