We don't support Pandya & Rahul comments – Kohli


Pandya (left) could face a ban from India’s cricket board
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India captain Virat Kohli says his players do not support “inappropriate” comments made by team-mates Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul about women.

The remarks from all-rounder Pandya, 25, and batsman Rahul, 26, were made on an Indian television show.

Pandya has since apologised on social media but the pair could be banned by India’s cricket board.

“The two concerned players felt what has gone wrong and they have understood the magnitude,” Kohli said.

Pandya and Rahul were speaking on popular celebrity talk show Koffee with Karan, which is hosted by Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar.

The chat show is in its sixth season and this was the first time cricketers have appeared on the sofa.

Pandya spoke about “hook ups” with several women and said he liked to observe women at bars or night clubs.

“I would like to apologise to everyone concerned who I may have hurt in any way,” Pandya posted on social media.