2 ODI Ban Given to Pandya & Rahul over 'crass comments'

Rahul and Pandya are in trouble yet again, and this time, a decision by the BCCI and


The controversy surrounding Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul's comments on a popular TV show was escalated on Thursday after Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai recommended a two-ODI ban on both Indian players.

Pandya's comments on the ‘Koffee With Karan' show were termed as misogynistic and sexist after which he along with KL Rahul were issued a show cause notice. Pandya, in reply to the notice, regretted his behavior. But the response has not gone down well with the Committee of Administrators chief Vinod Rai.

CoA chief Vinod Rai, in an e-mail to the CEO of BCCI Rahul Johri, to whom the latter called the comments by Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul "very crass."

On the “Koffee with Karan” show, Pandya boasted about hooking up with multiple women and also how open he has been about it with his parents.

Rahul, the more reticent of the two in the show hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar, has not yet reacted to the social media storm.

The two players have been given 24 hours to explain themselves by the BCCI.