Pakistan fine players for playing with Danish Kaneria

May 17, 2014, 12:19 IST | AFP

Lahore: Five Pakistani players have been fined for appearing in exhibition matches in the United States alongside banned spinner Danish Kaneria, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said yesterday.

Danish Kaneria
Danish Kaneria 

The five, Fawad Alam, Wahab Riaz, Abdul Razzaq, Nasir Jamshed and Shazaib Hasan were each fined 500,000 rupees (USD 5,000 dollars).

The five offenders featured in an unauthorised series of Twenty20 matches in Houston, Texas, last month without the permission of PCB. Kaneria was banned for life in 2012 for spot fixing in a county game in England.

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