The Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) has lifted the ban imposed on players Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul with immediate effect on Thursday. The decision came after the Committee of Administrators (CoA) consulted amicus curiae PS Narasimha, for which an Ombudsman is to be appointed by the Supreme Court.
Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul was suspended for making controversial remarks on women in a popular TV show ‘Koffee with Karan’. They both were sent home from the Australian tour for their sexiest remarks.
Hardik Pandya may join the team in New Zealand while KL Rahul might play for ‘India A’ in the ongoing home series against England.
The CoA said that the suspension for two players was made under Rule 46 of the Constitution of BCCI, which includes the strict code and conduct to the players. The BCCI acting president CK Khanna had the idea of the players letting to get into the game. CK Khanna wanted to lift the suspensions imposed on the players.