OUR STAFF REPORTER KARACHI - Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday put Pakistan Cricket Board and federal sports secretary on notice seeking explanation on a constitutional petition filed by Pakistani leg-spinner Danish Kaneria for allegedly snubbing from the national selectors, till July 26. A division bench comprising Justice M Athar Saeed and Justice M Ali Mazhar submitted preliminary arguments from the petitioner side and issued notices to the respondents while directed them to submit their comments regarding the issue. Keneria moved with his counsel Barrister M Farogh Naseem, wherein his lawyer submitted that Keneria has not been selected for international matches by the PCB selectors for the last year after he was accused of spot-fixing during the county season for Essex. The counsel added that despite the fact that the investigators and the international cricketing body had declared him as innocent, but he has not been formally cleared by the PCB Integrity Committee. The petitioner featured in Pakistan's Test series against England last year but has not been selected since then. Despite the fact that I have cooperated with the Integrity Committee as I had provided all the required documents which I was asked, but so far I have not given clearance from the PBC said the petitioner. The plaintiff said that the Britain police and International Cricket Council had dismissed a case relating spot fixing charges against him and no investigation was in process against him by any investigator. He maintained that the PCB had been provided with all relevant documents proving him innocent. It must be mentioned here that in Nov last year the PCB prevented Kaneria from travelling to the United Arab Emirates for Pakistans test series against South Africa without disclosing a reason. In England, Essex police cleared Kaneria of criminal charges in Sept. 2010 over allegations that he was involved in spot-fixing during a county match against Durham in 2009. The petitioner further stated that he submitted bank account and property details as well as his communication with the ICC, Essex police and Essex cricket club. The PCB refused to accept an e-mail from Essex in which the club said it did not renew Kanerias contract for the 2011-12 season due to financial reasons and because they wanted to focus on its batting lineup. PCB and federal secretary of sport board as respondents the petitioner pleaded the court that the respondents be directed to consider him in the national team for participating in the intl cricketing event.