Banned cricketer Danish Kaneria submits 28,000 pounds to get appeal hearing on ban

Pakistan's Danish Kaneria was given a life ban in mid-2012 by the disciplinary committee of the England and Wales cricket board (ECB) for allegedly encouraging his teammates at Essex county to indulge in spot fixing.

updated: March 11, 2014 10:12 IST
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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 and colleagues managed to raise the 28,000 pounds.

"He is in dire financial strait but this hearing is also his last chance of being cleared and having the ban removed so he somehow managed to raise the amount," the source said.

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