ICC opens up on hotel staff breaching Virat Kohli’s privacy – Cricket

Virat Kohli in position to play a shot — BCCI

PERTH: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has vowed to make sure India’s striker Virat Kohli’s breach of privacy incident is the only one of its kind and called it a ‘gross invasion’.

Kohli posted a video and a statement on his Instagram account, criticizing the people he believes were responsible for capturing the video. He said he was “very paranoid” about his privacy being compromised.

Cricket’s international governing body reacted to the incident and vowed that such incidents would not happen again.

“The ICC is incredibly disappointed by the egregious invasion of privacy suffered by a member of the Indian traveling party at Crown Perth, while preparing their squad ahead of the 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup,

“We continue to work with event hotels and security providers to ensure this remains an isolated incident and that player privacy is fully respected at all times,” the ICC spokesperson said. Hindustan time.

The Indian team reportedly did not raise the issue with the ICC or hosts Cricket Australia. However, they complained to the hotel, which claimed to have fired those involved.

“We unreservedly apologize to the guest involved and will continue to take the necessary steps to keep this incident isolated,” hotel management said in a statement.

“Crown took immediate action to resolve the issue. Those involved were removed from the Crown account and the original video was promptly removed from the social media platform.”

India on Sunday suffered a five-wicket loss to South Africa at the Optus Stadium. The Men in Blue next face Bangladesh on Wednesday 2 November.

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