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Pandya apologises for 'sexist' comments

IANS  |  New Delhi 

All-rounder has issued an apology for his alleged "sexist" comments made during a show hosted by Bollywood filmmaker Johar.

Pandya, who was accompanied by opening batsman Lokesh Rahul, said he got "carried away by the nature" of the show, where he boasted about hooking up with multiple women and how he was open with his parents about his adventures.

"After reflecting on my comments on Koffee with Karan, I would like to apologise to everyone concerned who I may have hurt in any way," wrote on

"Honestly, I got a bit carried away with the nature of the show. In no way did I mean to disrespect or hurt anyone's sentiments. Respect," he added.

Reportedly, both and Rahul were on Wednesday issued a showcause notice by the (CoA) and were given 24 hours to reply.

Pandya is currently with the Indian team in where they recently registered a historic 2-1 Test series win, the first in India's cricketing history Down Under.



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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 19:00 IST