On Friday, a petition has been filed in the Madras High Court against Indian Cricket team captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Tamannah Bhatia seeking the arrest of both for promoting online gambling. In a petition filed by a Chennai lawyer, the petitioner has sought directions from the high court to ban online gambling, citing the reason that the youth are getting addicted to it.
The petition further states that online gambling companies are promoting themselves with the help of stars like Virat Kohli and Tamannaah to brainwash the youth and hence, both should be arrested for this. He also referred to the case of a youngster who had committed suicide because he could not return the debt taken for online gambling. The petitioner also highlighted the rapid increase in suicide cases in Tamil Nadu where youngsters took the step after losing money in online gambling.
Virat Kohli preparing for IPL 2020:
Let us tell you that these days, online gambling matches are being played and they are also promoted by many big stars. Virat also promotes online games. On the other hand, Virat Kohli is preparing for the 13th season of the Indian Premier League. The IPL 2020 will begin this year in the UAE from 19 September and its final can be played on 8 November. However, it is being said about the final that it can be held on 10 November.
India has to tour Australia after IPL 2020:
After the IPL is over in the UAE, the Indian team will leave for Australia directly from there. In Australia, Team India has to play four-match Test series and after that a series of three ODIs will be played between the two countries.