Hardik Pandya and K L Rahul have been suspended, by the Committee of Administrators (CoA), for their sexist comments on a TV show . The dec ision came hours after Virat Kohli expressed his strong disapproval about their remarks. Due to suspension, they will be out of the three-match ODI series against Australia beginning Saturday in Sydney.
The ‘Koffee with Karan’ episode featuring the cricketers has also been taken down by the channel’s online platform. On the show, Pandya had boasted about hooking up with multiple women and being open about it with his parents. However, later Pandya regretted his comments on his official Twitter page and also in response to the BCCI show cause notice.
In the light of the current controversy, it is speculated that the BCCI might bar players from appearing on entertainment shows.