The International Cricket Council ((ICC)) on Friday denied consent to permit MS Dhoni to keep wearing the "Balidaan Badge" on his wicket-keeping gloves. The International cricket body expressed that any close to home message or logo can't be shown on any thing of dress or gear in an ICC tournament.
"The ICC has reacted to the BCCI to affirm the logo shown by MS Dhoni in the past match isn't allowed to be worn on his wicket-keeping gloves at the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019," the ICC statement read.
"The guidelines for ICC occasions don't allow any individual message or logo to be shown on any things of garments or hardware. What's more, the logo likewise breaks the guidelines in connection to what is allowed on wicketkeeper gloves," it included.
As per ICC's authentic rules on dress and gear, which is accessible on their site, "players and group authorities will not be allowed to wear,display or generally pass on messages through arm groups or different things joined to apparel or hardware."
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Here is the thing that standard G.1 in ICC's Clothing and gear Rules and guideline rule says:
"Players and group authorities will not be allowed to wear,display or generally pass on messages through arm groups or different things fastened to apparel or gear ("Personal Messages") except if affirmed ahead of time by both the player or group authority's Board and the ICC Cricket Operations Department.Approval will not be conceded for messages which identify with political,religious or racial exercises or causes.The ICC will have the last say in deciding if any such message is endorsed. For the evasion of doubt,where a message is endorsed by the player or group authority's Board however hence objected by the ICC's Cricket Operations Department, the player or group authority will not be allowed to wear,display or generally pass on such message in International Matches."
Prior, during India's World Cup opener against South Africa, Dhoni was by and by observed declaring his affection for the security powers after he was spotted with regimental knife badge of the Indian Para Special Forces on his wicket-keeping gloves.
The "Balidaan Badge" or the Army emblem was spotted on Dhoni's gloves as TV replays demonstrated him puzzling Phehlukwayo in the 40th over of the innings bowled by Yuzvendra Chahal.