Virat Kohli and Co. to get only 14 days with WAGs on international tours

first_imgIndian cricketers will now have to settle for a new WAGs rule, according to media reports doing the rounds.Apparently, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided that wives and girlfriends of India’s cricket stars will join their partners for 14 days after the first two weeks of a 45-day tour.On the tour of South Africa earlier this year and England, the likes of Anushka Sharma, Ritika Sajdeh, Ayesha Mukherjee and other star wives accompanied the players.Virat Kohli enjoying simple things in life with Anushka Sharma in EnglandThey were in fact seen cheering for their superstar husbands from the stands during the limited-overs phase. However, the wives will now have to part ways with their husbands till the end of the third Test against England in August.Indian cricketers likely to say goodbye to WAGs till 3rd Test vs EnglandIndia have been in England for almost a month. Most of the cricketers have spent quality time with their wives and families but now the focus, as it ought to, shift to the gruelling five-Test series starting August 1 in Birmingham.Also read – India cricket stars head to exotic locales post ODI series loss vs EnglandIndia have not had the best preparation leading up to the first Test. They cut down a practice match against Essex by one day to reach Edgbaston a day earlier to get acclimatised to conditions. However, they could not train on Sunday thanks to rain. More rain is forecast for Monday.advertisementAlso read – Virat Kohli enjoys meal with wife Anushka Sharma in LondonIn the past, WAGs have been trolled after Indian cricket teams performed poorly overseas. This rule is perhaps to guard against such unfair criticism in case things do not go according to plan.Also read – Strolling on the streets in England: Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli and AnushkaJust being able to walk around feels like the most joyous thing in the world. Kohli (@imVkohli) July 29, 2018″In the event of 45-day tour, the BCCI did not want a fixed slot for the WAGs. It may or may not suit all of them. So, we’ve decided that the ladies can join their men for any 14 days during the tour after the first two weeks,” Mumbai Mirror quoted a source “in the know of the decision.”Throughout the English summer, Kohli and Anushka have been spotted going ou for long walks and enjoying their coffee. The celebrity couple rarely get to enjoy the simple pleasures of live in India but they do make the most of any time off away from the country.Meanwhile, Shikhar Dhawan and his wife Ayesha and their children also spent some nice family time in England. Rohit was joined by his wife Ritika during the limited-overs matches.last_img read more