BCCI tells cricketers to behave as role models

The Indian cricket team are in the Caribbean to play four Tests against West Indies starting from July 21. The visitors are playing practice matches there. Some cricketers have posted photos with beer on social networking media. Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) is not happy at it. (নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুন)

Few days ago some of the cricketers have posted photos while relaxing in famous Saint Nevis beach posing with beer. The BCCI has sent an advisory to the cricketers through their team manager Riyaz Bagwan.

 The picture that has been questioned featured KL Rahul posing with a beer pint in his hand and having Stuart Binny, Umesh Yadav and a support staff member with him.

A BCCI official told The Hindu, “Some of the BCCI officials aren’t happy with players posting such images on social media. There has been no written communication, but the manager has been asked to send a message to the players to ensure that nothing that could set a bad example should be posted online.”

Another BCCI official said that the players to behave as role models. “Many kids blindly follow the star cricketers’ actions on and off the field, so our boys have got to always keep that in mind. They should always consider the sense and sensitivities of Indian cricket fans,” said the official.