Pakistan probes stars for playing with Danish Kaneria

Danish Kaneria was banned for life on charges of spot-fixing in an English county game. He however featured for Houston Eagles along with several current Pakistan stars, which is contradiction to ICC rules.

updated: April 18, 2014 14:05 IST
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Karachi: Pakistani cricket authorities have launched an investigation after a number of current international stars played in exhibition matches in the United States with banned spinner Danish Kaneria.

Kaneria was given a lifetime ban for spot-fixing in an English county game, which under International Cricket Council (ICC) rules effectively bars him from playing anywhere in the world.

But he represented the Houston Eagles in a series of Twenty20 games last weekend in Houston, Texas, with Test players Wahab Riaz and Nasir Jamshed taking part for rival team Boom Boom Blasters.

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