ISLAMABAD: Members of a parliamentary committee on Monday alleged that Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) isn’t serving to Danish Kaneria to battle his case towards lifetime ban imposed by English and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) “as a result of he belongs to Hindu group”.
“PCB just isn’t offering monetary and authorized help to Kaneria as a result of he’s a Hindu by religion,” stated PML-N lawmaker Ramesh Kumar Vankvani through the assembly of Nationwide Meeting’s (NA) Standing Committee on Inter-Provincial Coordination.
The committee’s assembly was chaired by Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Social gathering’s Abdul Qahar Khan Wadan to debate the varied administration and monetary problems with PCB, together with the efficiency of nationwide cricket group.
Vankvani was of the view that Kaneria was being discriminated towards and the PCB officers weren’t aiding him like that they had helped different cricketers up to now.
Iqbal Muhammad Ali, member of the committee, whereas supporting the arguments of Vankvani stated, “Kaneria has no cash and can’t struggle the case on his personal.”
“Kaneria has now himself stated that he was being mistreated as a result of he’s a Hindu,” added Ali.
He urged the PCB to offer authorized and monetary help to the leg spinner in order that he can pursue his case towards lifetime ban within the courtroom.
Responding to Vankvani’s allegations, PCB Chief Working Officer Subhan Ahmed stated: “In response to anti-corruption codes of Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC), PCB can’t present any help to Kaneria.”
“If any cricket board imposes ban on any participant, all of the member nations of ICC are bind to comply with and implement the choice,” reiterated Ahmed.
He added that PCB didn’t present any help to Muhammad Aamir, Muhammad Asif and Salman Butt once they have been convicted.
Danish Kaneria, whereas speaking to Daybreak.com, stated he was glad to listen to that his case was being pursued.
“I’m grateful to the standing committee for elevating the difficulty. I’m grateful to Iqbal Muhammad Ali and Ramesh Kumar Vankvani for pursuing my case,” stated Kaneria.
“It has given me a brand new hope to proceed my profession and characterize Pakistan,” he added.
Kaneria stated that he had already written a number of letters to parliamentarians within the previous few months to pursue his case with PCB. “I request Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to please look into it.”
Kaneria believes that Subhan Ahmed is talking beneath strain of English Cricket Board and no matter Ahmed informed the NA standing committee shouldn’t be true.
“I do not assume there’s any regulation that bars PCB from pursuing the case of any contracted participant,” including that he was beneath contract and “PCB is like fatherly determine for gamers”.
“How can they only ignore my case, I’ve served Pakistan, I’m a Pakistani nationwide.”
Kaneria inquired that how can Subhan Ahmed say that PCB didn’t help the spot fixing trio?
“Didn’t Tafazzul Rizvi battle their case? Isn’t he a lawyer of PCB?” Kaneria questioned.
“I used to be informed that it is my private case, and PCB will not help me,” he stated.
Kaneria additional stated that PCB did struggle for Amir in ICC. “Did not PCB violate ‘Zero tolerance coverage’ for Amir?”
“No matter PCB stated, it comes beneath ECB’s strain.”
The leg-spin bowler was slapped a lifetime ban by the ECB which prevents him from enjoying in matches underneath their jurisdiction.
He subsequently filed an attraction towards the ban however was rejected in July 2013.
The members of the parliamentary committee additionally questioned the overseas visits of PCB Chairman Shahryar Khan, PCB Chairman Government Committee Najam Sethi, and different officers of PCB together with their relations.
“Travelling of Shahryar Khan and Najam Sethi with the cricket staff on overseas excursions is illogical,” committee chairman stated, including, “Chairmen of others cricket board don’t go on months-lengthy excursions.”
“Who runs the affairs of PCB if its prime officers stay overseas for therefore lengthy interval?” Ali requested, demanding the expenditure particulars of their excursions.
The committee additionally expressed its considerations on sending Muhammad Hafeez on England tour regardless of not being one hundred per cent match.
The PCB officers, nevertheless, rebutted the committee and stated that Hafeez was given clearance by a medical board earlier than England’s tour.
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