Cricketer Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul have landed into trouble by making the 'sexist, racist and misogynistic comments on Karan Johar’s show. They have been at the center of stern criticism, amid the remark, ever the pair was ruled out of the ODI series against Australia as well as the whole of New Zealand tour. Now, former Indian captain Rahul Dravid shared his views on the controversy and has asked the critics to not overreact.
When Dravid has asked those critical of the pair's comments to not take things too far as this isn't the first time mistakes have been made and it wouldn't be the last either. He told to The Hindu, “It is not that players did not make mistakes in the past. It is not that mistakes will not be made in the future despite our best efforts to educate the youth. But let us not overreact please,”
Head coach of India U-19 further added “People forget in the past also incidents have happened. Today it gets highlighted more but I agree we need to keep mentoring them, educating them because challenges today are different on and off the field. The 46-year-old further said that, they have to remember their responsibilities as Indian cricketers. It can’t be everything was great earlier and everything is bad today.