BCCI silent on Virat’s request for allowing player’s wives on tours
Captain Virat Kohli had requested the management and administrators to allow the wives of cricketers to stay for the entire duration of an overseas tour. The Supreme Court appointed a Committee of Administrators (CoA) which revealed on Sunday that they were not going to take any immediate decision on the request.
@BCCI @imVkohli – Virat Kohli Requests BCCI to Allow Wives to Accompany Players For Full Overseas Tours – it should be allowed without further discussion. Players also human beings with emotions and should be allowed to be with family when they tour.
— Satya (@ssuravajjula) October 7, 2018
The CoA informed that they were leaving it up to the new office bearers. The said that the policy was not going to change now. This reply came after the media covered Virat’ request to the BCCI.
— Hot New Trending (@HotNewTrending) October 7, 2018
Earlier, the BCCI had announced that wives and girlfriends of Indian cricketers could be allowed to stay for a maximum of two weeks while the team was overseas. The CoA has also asked the manager of the Indian team, Sunil Subramanium to make a formal request for the rule to be changed.
Virat Kohli has requested the BCCI to allow Wives & Girlfriends of players to accompany them for the FULL duration of the overseas tour rather than just TWO weeks – according to the current policy.
What do you think that they should be allowed for only 2 weeks or Full tours… pic.twitter.com/48a5EEcQQ7
— Cricket Universe (@CricUniverse) October 7, 2018
India is currently playing a home series against West Indies. Their next overseas series will be against Australia which begins on 21st November.