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Virat Kohli, Sourav Ganguly issued high court notices for fantasy league endorsements

Virat Kohli (Photo by MICHAEL BRADLEY/AFP via Getty Images)

The Madras High Court has issued notices to India cricket team captain Virat Kohli and Board of Control for Cricket in India president Sourav Ganguly for endorsing online cricket fantasy league apps.

The move comes after a petition was filed by lawyer Mohammad Rizvi following the suicide of a young man who lost money by participating in gambling applications. The plea also claims that online gambling is plunging Indians into debt. Kohli and Ganguly need to respond to the notice by November 19.

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