NEW DELHI: Team India skipper Virat Kohli has requested the BCCI to allow wives of players to accompany the team for the full duration of overseas tours. Virat has relayed his request with a top BCCI official who then conveyed it to the CoA (Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators).
According to the report, since it’s a BCCI policy decision, COA is likely to postpone the decision till the time the new BCCI body is in place. The current rule allows WAGs of India’s cricket to accompany them for only 14 days after the first two weeks of a 45-day tour abroad.
The request was made a few weeks back but as it is a BCCI policy decision, the manager will have to submit a formal request first. issue of wives touring with the players has often come under the radar and has often split the cricketing world. After a 5-0 Ashes humiliation in 2007