Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul suspended over sexist remarks row

Written by Newsroom Staff January 11, 2019 17:16

New Delhi: Cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul, who are in the eye of storm over their sexist offensive comments on TV show – Koffee with Karan have reportedly been suspended, pending an enquiry.

The cricketers are drawing intense flak on social media and the cricketing community has taken strong reservation over their sexist remarks.

Pandya, Rahul ruled out of 1st ODI

The two have been omitted from the line-up for the opening match in Sydney.

In the Saturday’s ODI opener against Australia, Hardik Pandya and K L Rahul have been ruled out after Committee of Administrators (CoA) member Diana Edulji recommending their suspension pending inquiry.

Edulji had initially suggested a two-match suspension for the duo but referred the matter to the legal cell after Vinod Rai agreed with her and recommended the same.

Their remarks on the show were also condemned by India captain Virat Kohli, who called them inappropriate.

Pandya had boasted about hooking up with multiple women and being open about it with his parents during the interview.

Virat Kohli, India vs Australia, Jasprit Bumrah, Mayank AgarwalRahul was, however, a shade more restrained in his responses on relationships.