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Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul to miss Sydney ODI as team awaits final directive on controversy

Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul will not be playing in Saturday's ODI series-opener against Australia after Committee of Administrators (CoA) member Diana Edulji recommended a suspension pending inquiry for their controversial comments on women during a TV show.A BCCI source told that Rahul was not considered for selection while Pandya will not feature at least in the game on Saturday. "The team management has told Pandya that he is not playing tomorrow as they are yet to get a final directive. Rahul, in any case, wasn't in contention for a first XI berth," said a source close to the development."The team management is waiting for an official communication on whether there is a provisional suspension and if they will be sent back," he added. 

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