Trouble mounting for Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul

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06 Feb 2019

Case registered against Pandya, Rahul in a Jodhpur police station

It looks like problems of Indian cricketers, Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul will not get over anytime soon.

In a latest development, a case has been registered against these two for their controversial remarks on Koffee With Karan 6.

Post their appearance on the chat show, they were banned by the BCCI.

However, their ban was lifted by the Indian board on January 24.

Case registered in Jodhpur

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Case filed under various sections of the IPC

Case filed under various sections of the IPC

Reports state that filmmaker and chat show host, Karan Johar has also been named in the case.

It was registered by DR Meghwal at a police station in Luni in Jodhpur, under various sections of the Indian Penal Code.

Earlier, Pandya, in particular, had to face a lot of flak for his misogynist comments and the episode was also taken off air.

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Pandya, Rahul were suspended before the ODI series against Australia

The two players were suspended by the BCCI before the first ODI of the series against Australia. They had to miss the whole five-match series.

However, on January 25, the BCCI confirmed that Pandya will join the Indian team for the ODI series in New Zealand.

Rahul was asked to play the last three one-day matches against England Lions at home.

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Pandya's return has helped India in ODIs

Pandya's return has helped India in ODIs

Since his return to the side, Pandya has shown his importance on the field.

In three ODIs against New Zealand, he picked up four wickets and also scored 61 runs with the bat.

Prior to that, he hadn't played any competitive cricket for India since his injury in the Asia Cup 2018 opener back in September 2018.

He is currently playing T20Is against Kiwis.

Former cricketers have backed the duo to perform for India

Several former cricketers have opined that everybody needs to move on and that the two cricketers must have learned a lot from this entire episode. The Indian legends felt that the controversy went too far and backed the two to perform on the field.

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What is the latest scenario surrounding Pandya and Rahul?

Asked 2019-02-06 14:07:22 by Arjun Sharma

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Hardik Pandya recently featured in the ongoing ODIs against the Kiwis and will play T20Is now, Rahul was seen playing for India A against the England Lions at home recently.

Where has a case been registered against the duo?

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A case has been registered against Pandya and Rahul at a police station in Luni in Jodhpur.

When was the suspension lifted on the two by the BCCI?

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The BCCI lifted the suspension on these two at the end of last month.

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The two cricketers had received a lot of flak (and were subsequently banned by BCCI) after their controversial remarks on Karan Johar's Koffee With Karan 6.

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