Former Pakistan cricketer Danish Kaneria has admitted he spot-fixed after six years of denial. The 37-year-old has also apologised to former Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield, who was sent to jail after Kaneria encouraged him to spot-fix. Leg spinner Kaneria, who unsuccessfully appealed against a life ban from playing in England and Wales, says he "cannot live a life with lies". I lost everything," he told Al Jazeera. "I lost friends, respect from fans.