Shoaib Akhtar has made a sensational revelation in during the talk with a TV show. He revealed that Pakistan players refused to eat food with Danish Kaneria because he was a Hindu. He was never given any credit for his performances and was constantly humiliated because of his religion.
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Shoaib said, ‘Danish was Hindu. So it was unfair to him. Some players had objected when he ate food with us.’
Rashid Latif, who was present in this chat show, said that Yusuf Yohana was also harassed in the dressing room because he was a Christian. As long as he was in christian religion, he was harassed. However, later he converted his religion and became Mohammad Yusuf.
Talking with ANI news agency, Danish Kaneria also accepted this and said, “Shoaib Akhtar told the truth. I’ll reveal names of players who didn’t like to talk to me as I was a Hindu. Didn’t have courage to speak on it, but now I will.”
Pak cricketer Danish Kaneria to ANI on Shoaib Akhtar's allegations that Pak players had problems eating with Kaneria as he's a Hindu:He told the truth. I'll reveal names of players who didn't like to talk to me as I was a Hindu. Didn't have courage to speak on it, but now I will. pic.twitter.com/HmeSUhtbUk— ANI (@ANI) December 26, 2019
Retired Major Gaurav Arya shared this video on Twitter and said, “If a test cricketer can be mistreated in such a manner, what hope is there for a common Hindu in Pakistan? Where will he go?”
Shoaib Akhtar says that Pak cricketer Danish Kaneria was mistreated. His Muslim team members refused to eat with him because he was Hindu.— Major Gaurav Arya (Retd) (@majorgauravarya) December 26, 2019
If a test cricketer can be mistreated in such a manner, what hope is there for a common Hindu in Pakistan? Where will he go? https://t.co/REPnPmRL9M
Former Pakistani spinner Danish Kaneria has taken 261 wickets in 61 Tests and 15 wickets in 18 ODIs. He was the second Hindu to play for the Pakistan team. Anil Dalpat was the first hindu to play for Pakistan cricket team. Danish Kaneria is the nephew of Anil Dalpat.