People of Pakistan never discriminated against me over religion, Danish Kaneria clarifies.


KARACHI -- Former legspinner Danish Kaneria on Saturday clarified that he was never discriminated against on the basis of religion during his playing career for Pakistan, but did claim that he was treated differently by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) after he was found guilty in a spot-fixing scandal. Kaneria made headlines this week after former teammate Shoaib Akhtar said that the leggie was discriminated by some Muslim members of the Pakistani cricket team because of his Hindu faith. The spinner had later backed Akhtar's explosive claim, and thanked him for 'telling the truth to the world'.

However, following public backlash, Kaneria has had a change of hearts, as he detailed in a series of tweets earlier today that he has a bone to pick with the authorities and not the public. 'The people of Pakistan never discriminated against me on the basis of religion,' he said. Kaneria did say though that he did not get any support from the PCB or the Government of Pakistan after being banned - unlike 'other players in similar situation'.

Though he did not name...

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