Hardik to join team India in New Zealand, Rahul in India A squad
New Delhi: Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul have been included in the Indian squad after the CoA decided to lift bans on them over controversial comment on a TV show.
While Hardik Pandya will join the team India squad for the series against New Zealand, KL Rahul has been included in India A squad that is playing 5 one-day games against England Lions in Thiruvananthapuram, a press note stated.
The release also mentioned that Hardik Pandya will be sent to New Zealand to join the team at the earliest and KL Rahul will join India A squad to play the last 3 one-day games against England Lions.
The BCCI Committee of Administrators has lifted the bans on Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul with immediate effect. The bans were imposed after the two faced criticism for their comments in the Koffee with Karan TV show.
The CoA, after consulting new amicus curiae PS Narsimha,has decided to lift the suspension pending an inquiry.