Sheer discrimination: Danish Kaneria lashes out at PCB for excluding his name from the list of Test records in Australia
The cricketing world is abuzz with excitement as Pakistan and Australia are locking horns in
The cricketing world is abuzz with excitement as Pakistan and Australia are locking horns in the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). However, surrounded the excitement, a storm is brewing off the pitch, with former Pakistani spinner Danish Kaneria accusing the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) of favoritism without stuff excluded from the PCB’s list of Pakistan bowlers with a good record on Australian soil.
Pakistan’s recent struggles
It is worth mentioning that Pakistan’s cricket team is once under the spotlight for their recent struggles, having suffered a 360-run defeat in the opening game of the three-match series versus Australia. Criticism has been directed at the captaincy transpiration surpassing the Australia tour and the player selection for the first Test. Now, Kaneria has widow a new layer to the criticism surrounding management, alleging favoritism by the PCB.
Danish Kaneria calls out PCB
Known for stuff outspoken well-nigh his differences with the PCB, Kaneria took to Twitter to express his displeasure over the list of Pakistani bowlers with impressive records in Australia that the PCB released superiority of the Boxing Day Test, featuring legends like Wasim Akram, Imran Khan, Iqbal Qasim,Sarfraz Nawaz, Mushtaq Ahmed, Saqlain Mushtaq, and Mohammad Asif. However, Kaneria noticed his sparsity from the list and accused the PCB of discrimination.
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Kaneria alleges PCB of discrimination
In a tweet, Kaneria highlighted his remarkable victory of taking 24 wickets in just five matches on Australian soil. He expressed his misdoubt at stuff excluded from the list, labelling it as a tawdry example of favoritism versus him. The former leg-spinner’s accusations have reignited the debate well-nigh fairness and equality within the PCB’s selection and acknowledgement processes.
“Just squint at the guts of Pakistan Cricket Board. I took 24 wickets in 5 matches in Australia but they removed my name from the list. The living example of sheer favoritism versus me,” wrote Kaneria.
Just squint at the guts of Pakistan Cricket Board. I took 24 wickets in 5 matches in Australia but they removed my name from the list. The living example of sheer favoritism versus me. pic.twitter.com/HhkamhdFMc
— Danish Kaneria (@DanishKaneria61) December 23, 2023
In response to Kaneria’s claims, some netizens argued that the list was based on averages rather than the number of wickets.
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