The Indian players Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul are asked to contribute 20 Lakhs to the charity for their comments on the Koffee With Karan talk show which were offensive and sexist.
The two have already missed five ODIs each because of pending inquiry. The duo is part of the 15-member squad announced by BCCI recently.
The cricketers will pay Rs 1 lakh each to ten widows on Bharat ke veer app and the remaining amount will be funded to the blind cricket association.
A statement released by the ombudsman stated, “Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul fined 20 Lakh rupees by the BCCI ombudsman in regard to their appearance on # KoffeeWithKaran. They will have to pay 1,00,000 to ten widows on Bharat ke veer app and 10,00,000 to the fund of cricket association for blind.”
Now, both the players are in a great form representing their franchise in IPL.
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