BBC – Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul have been suspended by India’s cricket board (the BCCI) after their comments about women on a television show.

Summary

  • Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul have been suspended by India’s cricket board (the BCCI) after their comments about women on a television show.
  • Pandya, 25, and Rahul, 26, were speaking on popular celebrity talk show Koffee with Karan, which is hosted by Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar.
  • The chat show is in its sixth season and this was the first time cricketers have appeared on the sofa.
  • Pandya spoke about “hook-ups” with several women and said he liked to observe women at bars or nightclubs.
  • India captain Virat Kohli called the comments “inappropriate” and was without the two players for his side’s defeat in the opening match of a three-match one-day series down under.


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