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We will go by ICC norms: CoA chief Vinod Rai on MS Dhoni glove controversy

Hindustan Times – A day after supporting wicket-keeper MS Dhoni for wearing a military insignia during the ICC World Cup 2019 encounter against South Africa, Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai on Saturday said that there is no question of breaking the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) norms and consequently, they will follow the cricket governing body’s decision.

Summary

  • A day after supporting wicket-keeper MS Dhoni for wearing a military insignia during the ICC World Cup 2019 encounter against South Africa, Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai on Saturday said that there is no question of breaking the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) norms and consequently, they will follow the cricket governing body’s decision.
  • READ: India Predicted XI against Australia – Virat Kohli & Co face tough call“Even yesterday, we were clear in our mind that this is not religious or commercial but at the same time, ICC got to our notice that on the gloves, they allow only 2 manufacture logos.
  • We just don’t want to go against any norms, we are a sporting nation,” he said.BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) had on Friday wrote to the ICC seeking permission which was subsequently turned down by the top cricketing body.
  • Rai had on Friday said, “ICC rules say any insignia worn by any player should not have any religious, military, or commercial significance.
  • Dhoni was spotted donning a regimental dagger insignia of the Indian Para Special Forces during India’s World Cup 2019 opening match against South Africa in Southampton on Wednesday.


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