Twitterati Bashes Virat Kohli For Requesting To Allow Players’ WAGs On Overseas Tours
By CricShots - Oct 8, 2018 1:23 pm
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Ahead of India’s tour of tour of England, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) formulated a rule where the WAG’s of Indian cricketers can only accompany their partners for 14 days after the completion of the first two weeks. However, recently, the Indian skipper Virat Kohli has requested a change in the rule.

Team India skipper with his wife

Kohli has requested BCCI to allow the WAGs to accompany them on overseas tours. He first approached a BCCI officer regarding the issue. He also got an assurance that the message would be conveyed to the Committee of Administrators (CoA). However, it has been learned that the CoA has decided to put it on hold.

One of the sources of the Indian Express in BCCI said, “Yes he requested but we are not going to take any decision soon, we have said we will leave it to the new office bearers. The policy will not change now.” During England’s tour, Virat received was criticized to some extent when his wife Anushka Sharma appeared in the picture of the Indian team at the High Commission event in London.

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The photograph didn’t include the WAGs of the other players and the same irritated the fans. Kohli is currently playing in India’s two-match Test series against the Windies, which the home team is leading 1-0 after their innings and 272-run victory at SCA Stadium in Rajkot. From the personal front, he had a decent match, both as the captain and a batsman.

Virat Kohli after scoring his century

Not only did the skipper lead with authority, but also notched 139 runs to become his team’s highest run scorer in the match. After the Windies campaign, India is scheduled to tour Australia for a Test, ODI and T20I series, which gets underway next month. In the meantime, Twitter slammed him for putting forth his request to the BCCI regarding a change in the rule.

Here is how Twitterati reacted: