Kaneria dedicates his haul of wickets to daughter

MOHALI, MARCH 11. Danish Kaneria dedicated his haul of six for 150 in the first Test here to daughter Parisa. The Pakistani leg-spinner. who sent down a marathon 53.4 overs in the Indian first innings, said he wanted to prove a point and make a mark against the Indian batsmen, considered the best players of spin.

The spinner from Karachi said he enjoyed his duel with Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday the most but believed the Indian maestro was out bat-pad to his bowling early in his innings: "It is a part of the game."

He said Pakistan could not be ruled out of the game yet since both Abdul Razzaq and Kamran Akmal were capable batsmen. "Anything can happen in cricket," he added. — Our Special Correspondent