New Delhi, Jan. 11 -- Hardik Pandya and Lokesh Rahul are almost certain to miss the first two ODIs versus Australia after Vinod Rai, the chairman of the Supreme Courtappointed Committee of Administrators, recommended a twomatch ban on them for inappropriate comments on a TV show. The first of the three ODIs will be played in Sydney on Saturday.

While Rai was clear with his verdict, the second member of the CoA, Diana Edulji, referred it to the BCCI's legal cell and sought opinion from BCCI's acting officebearers. On Wednesday, Pandya and Rahul were asked to explain 'sexist' comments made on a TV chat show despite the Baroda allrounder apologising for the remarks that sparked social media outrage. Pandya said he "got a bit carried away" as ...