New Delhi: After Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul, suspended on Friday for objectionable comments on women during a TV show, will now be sent home from Australia with the first available flight. Indian captain Virat Kohli also expressed resentment on the remarks of Pandya and Rahul, after which the BCCI suspended the two till the investigation was pending. Now they will not be able to play in the one-day series against Australia from Saturday.
"Both Pandya and Rahul have been suspended till the end of the investigation," said Vinod Rai, president of the Committee of Governors (CoA) (COA), PTI. After a few hours, it was confirmed that they should send both of them to Australia Has been decided. A senior BCCI official said, "These two will be sent home. If they can book tickets for tomorrow, then they will leave tomorrow (for India) or one day after that. "He said that the possibility of making the place for the team for both of these tour of New Zealand in the current situation. Is also not equal.
These two cricketers had grown up due to the comments made in the 'Coffee Discourse' program. Pandya claimed to have relations with many women during the program and also told that he speaks openly with his family in this matter too. Rahul looks more modest in responding to his relationship.
BCCI sources said that before the commencement of the formal investigation, both the show-cause notice will be issued. An official of the board said, "The inquiry will be done by the interim committee of the BCCI or the ad hoc Lokpal, it has not been decided yet." Pandya has regretted his comments twice on Sunday after the program's broadcast. Earlier, he apologized in response to a show notice on his Twitter page and then on Wednesday due to BCCI.
On the other hand, Rahul has not yet responded to this controversy. The decision to suspend both of them came when Rai's colleague Diana Edulji had recommended 'suspension till further action' on both of them as the legal team of BCCI has given their controversial comments on women to declare violation of the Code of Conduct Have refused.
Idulji initially suggested to suspend both of these for two matches but later he sent the matter to the Law Department, while Roy agreed with him and had recommended the suspension.
After taking legal opinion from the legal team, Edulji said in his reaction, "It is necessary that both the players should be suspended until the action was taken on misbehaving as it was done (BCCI) in the case of CEO (Rahul Jeweler) When he was sent on vacation in the case of sexual harassment. "
In Sydney, captain Kohli also condemned the comments of both of them on the eve of the first one. He called it inappropriate but he also said that he is not worried about the possibility of a ban on this allrounder. He said, "It is good for us that we have a player like Ravindra Jadeja who can play the role of all-rounder in such a situation."
A few days after the historic victory in the Test series in Australia, Kohli said that his team does not support such 'personal views'. Pandya and Rahul's remarks have been widely criticized in the social media.
If both of these are called homeland from Australia, Rishabh Pant and Manish Pandey can be included in the team instead. The place in the last eleven of Pandya was confirmed but Rahul, who was running in a bad form, was not a claimant for making the team in place for Saturday's match. It is being speculated that after the controversy by the BCCI participating in the entertainment related events Can stop.