Indian captain Virat Kohli broke his silence on the ongoing controversy involving KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya, who are likely to be banned by BCCI for their sexist comments on Karan Johar ’s talk show, Koffee with Karan. Speaking to media persons, Kohli said that Indian team cricketers don't align with that views and those were the opinions of the players (Pandya and Rahul).
Talking to media about the controversy in front of the media, Skipper Said, "We as the Indian cricket team and responsible cricketers don't align with those views, those were individual opinions. We are still waiting for a decision to be made. He further added that controversy would not dent the spirit of the team change the beliefs in the dressing room. He said, "From the Indian cricket team's point of view, this changes nothing in our beliefs in the change room, it does nothing to the spirit we have have been able to create. Combinations will have to be thought of once the decision comes out.”
On Thursday, COA chairman Vinod Rai recommended a two-match ban for the Pandya and Rahul but a decision on them will be announced today.
Pandya was quick to tender an apology on social media and in his response to BCCI. Pandya had tweeted that he 'got a bit carried away with the nature of the show' but his intention was not to disrespect anyone.