Danish Kaneria
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Danish Kaneria


: 16 December 1980


: Karachi, Pakistan


: 38 years old


: Sagittarius


  • Former Pakistani cricketer
  • He played at Test and One Day International (ODI) for the Pakistani national side between 2000 and 2010
Real name: Danish Prabha Shanker Kaneria / دانش پربا شنکر کنیریا


How tall is Danish Kaneria? 185 cm / 6 ft 1 in
When was Danish Kaneria born? 16 December 1980
How old is Danish Kaneria in 2019? 38 years
Where was Danish Kaneria born? Karachi, Pakistan
Residence: Karachi, Pakistan
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Pakistani
Hair color: Black
Eyes color: Brown

 Who is Danish Kaneria? / Facts   

  • He is a right-arm leg spinner known for his well-disguised googly
  • He is fourth on the list of bowlers with most Test wickets for Pakistan, behind only fast bowlers Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Imran Khan
  • Kaneria was the second Hindu and seventh non-Muslim overall to represent Pakistan in International cricket after Anil Dalpat
  • Kaneria played 61 Test matches for Pakistan, and took 261 wickets at an average of 34.79
  • He represented the team only in 18 ODIs taking 15 wickets with an average over 45
  • In Test cricket, Kaneria's best bowling performance in an innings was seven wickets for 77 runs whereas his best performance in a match was 12 wickets for 94 runs, both against Bangladesh
  • He also took 15 five-wicket hauls in Test cricket, and achieved seven and six wickets in an innings on four and three different occasions respectively
  • He took ten wickets or more in a match on two different occasions, once against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka each
  • In ODI cricket, his best bowling came against New Zealand in Sri Lanka in 2003 taking three wickets for 31 runs
  • Kaneria never played Twenty20 International matches (T20I) for Pakistan
  • He played 206 first-class matches, 167 List A (LA) and 65 Twenty20 matches during his career
  • Kaneria also played in English county cricket during 2004 and 2010 representing Essex County Cricket Club
  • After allegations of being involved in spot fixing, Kaneria was given a lifetime ban by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), preventing him from playing in matches under their jurisdiction
  • He subsequently filed an appeal against the ban, but this was rejected in July 2013


  • Saint Patrick's College Karachi

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