Danish Kaneria has been within the highlight for months as a result of his controversial statements relating to his profession in cricket. He was given a life ban for a spot-fixing cost in 2012 and has been on a mission to get that lifted. Kaneria has spoken out in opposition to the Pakistan Cricket Board a number of instances up to now for not permitting him to play cricket whereas giving decreased punishments to different cricketers for the same cost.
Kaneria had earlier alleged that some gamers within the Pakistan crew discriminated in opposition to him as a result of his faith. He’s solely the second Hindu cricketer to play for Pakistan after Anil Dalpat. He went on to play 61 Exams and 18 ODIs for Pakistan and whereas taking 261 wickets and 15 wickets respectively. Nevertheless, he was quickly embroiled within the spot-fixing controversy (a cost he admitted in 2018) and it derailed his profession.
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Kaneria lately commented on his profession and mentioned that he takes pleasure in the truth that he represented his nation on the highest stage whereas taking one other potshot at PCB.
“Taking part in for the Pakistan cricket crew has been a matter of pleasure for me. Taking part in for my nation and being a Hindu cricketer, representing the Pakistan crew and profitable matches for my crew is like an achievement for me and it’s a matter of pleasure and honor for me,” Kaneria advised India TV.
“Individuals accuse me of taking part in the faith card. I don’t imply to do that nor have I ever performed the faith card. My problem is just with the Pakistan Cricket Board and its double requirements. The habits of the PCB with the remainder of the gamers is excellent however on the subject of me, I’m sidelined. I remorse this,” he concluded.
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Kaneria had criticised PCB’s resolution to cut back Umar Akmal’s suspension for failing to report corrupt approaches.
“You name it zero-tolerance coverage for corruption. Umar was proved responsible however nonetheless, his ban has been halved. They confirmed compassion in his case. Amir, Asif, Salman too had been allowed to come back again, why go away me out?” he requested whereas speaking to PTI.
“Why don’t they present the identical compassion in my case? They are saying I speak about my faith (he’s a Hindu) however what do I say when the discrimination is crystal clear. I’m simply going by easy logic,” he mentioned