The Board of Control for Cricket in India has apparently asked Cricket Australia to remove beef from the Indian team’s menu according to a report in Mumbai Mirror. Earlier in England, Indian team faced criticism for posting the menu that featured beef in it. india is a Hindu country and cow is considered to be God and hence beef is something that is not consumed. It seems BCCI does not want to take any chances during the upcoming tour of Australia after the Lord’s mishap. Also Read - COVID-19 Pandemic: BCCI Donates Rs 51 Crore to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Relief Fund
“Players often complain about the blandness of food served in Australia,” an unnamed official was quoted as saying by the tabloid. “There are a few vegetarians in the team who really struggle at the grounds. The inspection team has also roped in an Indian restaurant in Australia to supply curries to the boys.” Also Read - Sachin Tendulkar to Donate Rs 50 Lakh in Fight Against Coronavirus Pandemic
The Australia series starts from November 21.
Currently, Virat Kohli’s team India will take on the touring Windies team in the final ODI at Thiruvananthapuram. The Men in Blue have a 2-1 lead in the ongoing five-match series already.
Meanwhile, Ravi Shastri, Shikhar Dhawan, and Umesh Yadav were spotted at the 16th century Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram. The cricketers were there to take blessings ahead of the final ODI. The cricketers also obliged fans by clicking selfies. This was not the first time Shastri paid a visit to the temple. In fact, last time India played a match at this venue against New Zealand, Ravi Shastri had paid a visit to the iconic temple. India had won that T20I match by 6 runs to clinch the three-match T20I series.