The Committee of Administrators (CoA) asked the pair to explain the comments and Pandya apologised but after considering their reply, the BCCI made a decision to charged both players for misconduct and indiscipline. "We have suspended our association with Hardik until we decide on further course of action", a company spokesperson was quoted as saying by The Times of India.
Pandya bragged about his prowess with women during an interview on the Indian show that also involved opening batsman KL Rahul, sparking concern about the culture within the squad.
"I like to watch and observe how they move".
Even Pandya had earlier mentioned he had got carried away by the "nature of the show" while apologising for his comments on social media.
Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who has shared the dressing room with Hardik Pandya for Mumbai Indians, has slammed him for his comments on Koffee with Karan. "I made an appearance on the chat show where I have made certain statements without realising that these could be disrespectful and offend sensitivities of viewers for which I am sincerely regretful", he wrote in his response, which is in PTI's possession.
The decision means Pandya and Rahul won't be part of the upcoming three-match ODI series against Australia that starts from Saturday.
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"We as the Indian cricket team and responsible cricketers do not support such views", Kohli said ahead of the first ODI against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here.
"The two players concerned have realised what has gone wrong and they have understood the magnitude of what has happened", he added.
The BCCI said that the both Pandya and Rahul were called upon to provide an explanation as to 'why they should not be proceeded against for misconduct and indiscipline under Rule 41 of the BCCI Constitution within a period of 7 (seven) days.' "This is without prejudice to the BCCI's rights and contentions, all of which are hereby expressly reserved", it added.
"We must take a view by the time second ODI gets over as we can not afford to debilitate team strength due to delinquent behaviour on the part of some player", Mr. Rai had written.
The series comes after India's historic Test series win Down Under - the country's first in 71 years.
"Definitely not going to dampen anything that we've achieved", he said.