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Sourav Ganguly on Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul: They made a mistake because they are human

first_imgSourav Ganguly on Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul: They made a mistake because they are humanKoffee With Karan controversy: Sourav Ganguly said Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul may have erred but suggested people should not be judgemental and allow them to improve.advertisement Rasesh Mandani MumbaiJanuary 16, 2019UPDATED: January 17, 2019 07:56 IST Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul have been criticised for their sexist comments on Koffee With Karan (BCCI video screen grab)HIGHLIGHTSSourav Ganguly wants people to give Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul another chanceHardik Pandya and KL Rahul have been suspended after their controversial comments on Koffee With Karan”People make mistakes. Let’s not take it too far,” Ganguly saidFormer India skipper Sourav Ganguly has reacted to Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul’s misogynistic comments on a popular TV show, Koffee With Karan, which has put the two cricketers under severe criticism. Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul have been suspended and recalled from Australia after their cntroversial comments.Sourav Ganguly wants people to take a considerate view of the duo’s mistakes and give them another chance.”People make mistakes. Let’s not take it too far. I am sure whoever has done it will realise and come out as a better person. We are all human beings, not machines that everything you put out comes out perfect. You just have to live life and let others live,” he spoke in Mumbai.Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul were slammed over their sexist comments on Koffee with Karan. Despite an apology to fans and their own teammates, Pandya and Rahul were suspended by BCCI and were forced to return to India. The Committee of Administrators is not happy with the unconditional apology and is insisting on harsher punishment for the duo.Pandya’s brand image took a hit as Gillette cut its ties with the all-rounder. Mumbai’s iconic Khar Gymkhana also decided to revoke the honorary three-year membership offered to Pandya following the controversy.The duo is currently facing inquiry proceedings from the BCCI and a section of the board wants them thoroughly investigated and punished for bringing disrepute to Indian.Ganguly admitted they may have erred but suggested people should not be judgemental and allow them to improve.advertisement”They are responsible people and they maybe role models but they are humans. They are under pressure all the time to perform and certain things happen. We should move on and make sure it doesn’t happen again,” he said.Also Read | Hardik Pandya has stopped going out of his house, avoiding calls after Koffee with KaranAlso Read | How Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul got into trouble for Koffee with Karan: A timelineAlso Read | Won’t travel in same bus as Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul: Harbhajan SinghFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byJepher Nickels Tags :Follow Sourav GangulyFollow KL RahulFollow Hardik Pandyalast_img

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