BCCI unlikely to contest ICC decision on MS Dhoni gloves

first_imgSoon after the International Cricket Council (ICC) turned down BCCI’s request to allow MS Dhoni to don an army crest on his wicket-keeping gloves, it has been learned that the Indian Board will not be contesting the world governing body’s stand on the issue.According to sources, the BCCI is unlikely to escalate the matter and will follow the ICC rule-book on the issue while respecting the agreement of the participating nations.Official ICC statement on the Dhoni gloves issue put out a brief while back pic.twitter.com/ckDJA3hUEnCricketwallah (@cricketwallah) June 7, 2019The ICC, on their part, issued an official statement on their website stating:”The ICC has responded to the BCCI to confirm the logo displayed by MS Dhoni in the previous match is not permitted to be worn on his wicket-keeping gloves at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019.The regulations for ICC events do not permit any individual message or logo to be displayed on any items of clothing or equipment. In addition to this, the logo also breaches the regulations in relation to what is permitted on wicketkeeper gloves.”After relaying their decision to the BCCI, the ICC is now reportedly writing to the BCCI saying that they can’t allow Dhoni to wear the badge during the World Cup 2019.Earlier, the Indian cricket board wrote to the ICC seeking permission to let Dhoni wear those gloves in India’s next match against Australia at The Oval. However, that request has been turned down by the ICC.advertisementThe ICC responded to BCCI’s letter explaining Dhoni’s act was a breach of clause G1 (personal messages) as well as the logos allowed on WK gloves and as such should not be worn.last_img read more