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Danish Kaneria

Danish Kaneria

india Updated: May 09, 2003 22:23 IST

Born: 16 December 1980, Karachi, Sind
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Leg Break
Test Debut: Pakistan v England at Faisalabad, 2nd Test, 2000/01
ODI Debut: Pakistan v Zimbabwe at Sharjah, Champions Trophy, 2001/02

Danish Kaneria took Test-best figures of 7 for 77 in Bangladesh's second innings. These are also the best figures for Pakistan against Bangladesh, beating the 6 for 42 he took against them earlier.

In three Tests against Bangladesh, hegrabbed 25 wickets at 11.12 each. Danish displayed a mastery of all the leg-spinner’s variations even though they were against a brittle batting line-up.

But the pitches in that series were too slow toassist him. Danish has a long way to go but still he has the potential to prove.

First Published: May 09, 2003 22:23 IST