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Restriction on wives, girlfriends for Indian players during tours?

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Published Aug 21, 2014, 7:06 pm IST
Updated Mar 31, 2019, 10:40 am IST
BCCI were contemplating to ban the players’ partners during the foreign tours, reports
According to reports, the BCCI granted Virat Kohli's request to allow Anushka Sharma to accompany him during the India's Test series in England. Photo: AP/ File
 According to reports, the BCCI granted Virat Kohli's request to allow Anushka Sharma to accompany him during the India's Test series in England. Photo: AP/ File

Mumbai: The Indian cricket board on Thursday denied the reports that they had restricted the WAGs (wives and girlfriends) of Indian cricketer during the away tours, according to reports.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India were contemplating to ban the players’ partners during the foreign tours. The rationale was that the Indian cricketers’ performance was getting affected by the presence of WAGs.

While the BCCI had allowed the wives of Ashwin, Vijay, Pujara, Binny and Gambhir to travel with them, the Indian cricket board had approved Virat Kohli’s request to allow Anushka Sharma to travel with him, reports.

 

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