Let us tell you that Pakistan’s veteran leg-spinner Danish Kaneria is known for his bowling. He has taken 261 wickets in 61 Test matches for Pakistan. Apart from this, he has also played 15 ODIs.
Please tell that Kaneria has been the second Hindu player to play in the Pakistan cricket team. Danish Kaneria made his Test debut for Pakistan in the year 2000 against England.
After this, he has been a part of the Pakistani dressing room for 10 years. He has taken five wicket hauls 15 times in his Test career. At the same time, he has done the feat of taking 10 wickets in a match twice.
Danish Kaneria is the most successful spinner in Pakistan’s Test history. Although only Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Imran Khan have taken more wickets than them, but all three were bowlers.
Let us tell you for information that former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar had said two years ago that his fellow players used to treat Danish Kaneria in a biased manner because he was a Hindu.
Please tell that Shoaib Akhtar had alleged that some Pakistani cricketers used to refrain from having food with Danish Kaneria. Shoaib says that all this used to happen because Danish was a Hindu. However, Danish Kaneria never directly confirmed this, nor rejected Shoaib’s claims.
Danish Kaneria was accused of spot-fixing. After which his international cricket career ended. In 2012, the England and Wales Cricket Board banned Danish Kaneria for life for allegedly luring his teammates to spot-fixing. At that time Kaneria was a part of Essex County.