After irritating World Cup exit, BCCI relaxed ‘household clause’ for West Indies tour


Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

BCCI has taken a serious step to present a little bit of a reduction to the gamers who have been going by way of a irritating time after dropping the semi-finals to New Zealand within the not too long ago concluded World Cup. The Indian cricket board has give you some adjustments within the household clause through the West Indies tour of India. Crew India gamers are presently taking getting ready for the South Africa T20I collection, which is about to start out from 15th of September.

Earlier earlier than leaving for the World Cup, BCCI had a dialogue with the Supreme Courtroom-appointed Committee of directors (COA), head coach and the captain of India the place they got here up with a clause that gamers have been allowed to maintain their households together with them for a restricted period of time through the mega-event. As per that rule, households weren’t allowed to hang around with the gamers for the primary 20 days of an extended tour, however after that, they will come and be a part of them.

There was information senior participant flouted this rule and stored his spouse for all seven weeks together with him through the World Cup, after getting a denial from the Committee of Directors (CoA), which had laid down the principles.

BCCI relaxes the clause

Now, BCCI has give you rest for the gamers on this clause to maintain their households together with as per their will with no time hurdle. This renewal got here up when India landed onto the Caribbean soil simply after the World Cup. In keeping with TOI, the gamers have been allowed to have their households with them throughout the whole tour of West Indies.

A prime BCCI official instructed TOI that “It was felt that the gamers went by way of a irritating interval through the World Cup. The West Indies tour acquired underway shortly after that. It was essential to permit the gamers to have their households round them. The lengthy and busy house season begins instantly after the West Indies tour and the households discover it robust to journey round inside the nation,”

This provision was for each participant as there have been completely different groups for each format. Though there have been only a few gamers who stayed again for all of the three codecs and Virat Kohli was one in all them. The Indian skipper took full benefit of this rest given by the BCCI and was open about having his spouse round for nearly the whole period, placing up pictures on social media.

~ Written by Jasvinder Singh