Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul’s ban now lifted by BCCI

India’s cricket board has lifted the suspensions of Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul with immediate effect. The bans on the Indian duo were provisionally lifted with immediate effect.

Hardik Pandya will join India’s limited-overs squad in New Zealand as the second ODI is scheduled to take place in Mount Maunganui on Saturday. KL Rahul might play for India A in the ongoing one-day series against England Lions.

The BCCI on Thursday said that the suspensions have been “lifted pending appointment and adjudication of the allegations” against the duo.

Recently, The show Koffee with Karan featured Team India stars KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya in which the young Indian lads talked on many topics ranging from how they spend their time off-field, romanticizing women and their personal life.

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Pandya described an incident when he took his family out for a party and they asked him which women he had a “scene” with, referring to the women Pandya had hooked up with.

The cricketer said “And I actually had to tell them. This one. This one. This one,” pointing out the women he slept with and he further added that how his family was proud of him.

He was slammed and banned for his comments objectifying women when the host questioned him about his personal life, he revealed how his family was cool when it came to discussing his sex life openly.

Later, he apologised after being slammed for his remarks saying he got “carried away by the nature” of the show.