LONDON: Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has been found guilty of spot-fixing by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) disciplinary committee, Express News reported on Friday.
According to a statement, Mervyn Westfield was also found guilty.
“The panel will now consider the appropriate sanction against both players and a decision is expected later today (Friday),” said the statement.
Earlier, Kaneria had challenged the ECB through his lawyer Farogh Nasim after the organisation summoned the leg-spinner for a disciplinary hearing into corruption charges.
The ECB wanted Kaneria in for the hearing after he was named in a London court as a go-between in the scandal following which his former Essex teammate Mervyn Westfield was given a four-month sentence.
The leg-spinner was arrested in 2010 along with Westfield on suspicion of spot-fixing during an Essex match against Durham in 2009 before being released without charge.
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