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By Ramya Ashok Kumar | Jan 24, 2019 08:30 PM

Cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul faced flak for their controversial comments on the show, Koffee With Karan. The two were even ordered to leave Team India's tour of Australia due to an ongoing investigation.

BCCI removes interim suspension on Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul

Reportedly, on Thursday, the BCCI Committee of Administrators removed the interim suspension order on the two cricketers. The discussion was taken after discussions with Amicus Curiae and P.S. Narasimha.

The CoA issued a statement saying, "The Committee of Administrators (“CoA”) had, by emails dated 11.01.2019, and in exercise of Rule 41(6) of the Constitution of BCCI, suspended Mr. Hardik Pandya and Mr. K.L. Rahul in view of the allegations of misconduct against them, pending adjudication of the allegations under Rule 46 of the approved BCCI Constitution.

“Since the adjudication of all allegations of misconduct against any cricketer registered with, inter alia, the BCCI is required to be undertaken by the BCCI Ombudsman, whose appointment is pending directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, the CoA is the of the view that the interim suspension orders dated 11.01.2019 should be presently lifted with immediate effect. The above matter and decision have been taken with the concurrence of the Learned Amicus Curiae, P.S. Narasimha.

In view of the above, the suspension orders dated 11.01.2019 is immediately lifted pending appointment and adjudication of the allegations by the BCCI Ombudsman.”

According to reports, Hardik Pandya may be joining the Indian team on their ongoing series against New Zealand. KL Rahul will be joining the India A team in the ongoing series against England Lions.