And, finally, the punishment for the Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul has made its way. The Board of Control for Cricket In India‘s Ombudsman directed a fine in terms of Money in order to get away from the mistake that the duo committed in the National Television.
In the recently aired talk show named Koffee With Karan that has a huge fan base in India, Hardik Pandya has passed on sexist comments. Just after Hardik Pandya passing the comments, the people out there showed their anger on the social media causing outrage to Hardik Pandya. Eventually, it made an impact on his career alongside KL Rahul.
They have been under the pump and were also banned from playing all forms of the game for Indian Cricket. However, the suspension on the duo has been revoked by the respective Indian Cricket Board, as the supreme court has taken the case and appointed Ombudsman.
On last Monday. the Board of Control for Cricket in India announced their 15-man squad for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019. They added both Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul to the side despite being under the watchful eyes of the ombudsman.
The amount should be paid within four weeks:
However, just when things were critical on the youngsters, the Ombudsman came up with the punishment for the duo. Both the cricketers should donate INR 1 Lakh each for the 10 families of the Martyrs in the para-military forces.
And also, they need to donate INR 10 Lakhs for the development of the Blind Cricket in India. They need to hand over them to the Cricket Association of Blind Cricket.
BCCI Ombudsman directs KL Rahul & Hardik Pandya to pay Rs1,00,000 each to families of 10 constables in para-military forces who have lost their lives on duty & Rs 10,00,000 in the fund created by Cricket Association for the blind,for promotion of game for the blind,within 4 weeks
They need to clear all of them within the 4 weeks. Or else, the Board of Control for Cricket in India will cut the amount from the salaries of the cricketers.
If the amounts are not deposited by KL Rahul & Hardik Pandya within the time granted, BCCI may deduct the amounts from the match fees payable to them.
BCCI Ombudsman directs KL Rahul & Hardik Pandya to pay Rs1,00,000 each to families of 10 constables in para-military forces who have lost their lives on duty & Rs 10,00,000 in the fund created by Cricket Association for the blind,for promotion of game for the blind,within 4 weeks https://t.co/Ju7Zgvwsit
— ANI (@ANI) April 20, 2019
Well, both the cricketers would like to pay them as quickly as possible, as it would leave them out from the controversy. Currently, Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul are plying their trade for Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab respectively in the Indian Premier League 2019.