Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul Suspended

Sat Jan 12 2019 12:55:13 GMT+0530 (IST)

Indian cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul faced suspension over inappropriate comments on Women on the Talk Show 'Koffee With Karan'. They were replaced from the Indian ODI Squad during the ongoing Australia Tour due to the controversial remarks.

Both Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul will be sent home to face the probe. Quantum of punishment will be decided after they present their version before the panel.

Virat Kohli made it clear the comments made by Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul doesn't affect the dressing room morale. He added, 'Those were personal opinions. As a Team, We would never support such inappropriate comments. Balance of the side won't be affected due to the suspension'.

Committee of Administrators (CoA) Member Diana Edulji questioned how could Two Cricketers represent the Country after making such remarks on Women.
Probe Panel will watch the complete episode of 'Koffee With Karan' before taking disciplinary action. Whether or not, Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul will play 2019 World Cup remains as a mystery.