With the green glove controversy of the Indian wicket-keeper MS Dhoni not choosing to end, the vice-captain of the Indian team refused to comment on it. He said that everyone will get their answers if the former captain still keeps the dagger insignia of keeping the goves in teir clash against Australia on Sunday. “I don’t know what is happening with that (the gloves controversy), I have nothing to say. Maybe you’ll see tomorrow,” said Sharma.
India defeated South Africa in their campaign opener
India had a pretty impressive opening match for the World cup 2019 after they defeated South Africa on Wednesday. The game also saw Dhoni professing his love for the armed forces of the country when he was spotted with the regimental dagger insignia of the Indian Para Special Forces on his wicketkeeping gloves. The triggered a lot of controversy amongst the BCCI and all the Indian fans alike where many people stood in support of the former wicketkeeper captain saying that he is just respecting his love for the defence forces of the country by wearing such gloves for the opening match of the team.
The army insignia was spotted on Dhoni’s gloves in the 40th over
The army insignia was spotted on his the wicketkeeper’s gloves when the television replays showed and even the sign while he was stumping Andile Phehlukwayo in the 40th over of the South African innings. He was bowled by YuzvendraChahal.
Not only this but the same was requested by the BCCI from the ICC asking permission to keep on sporting the insignia while it was rejected. ICC’s governing body rejected the plea saying that it breached with the rules and regulations for the ICC events. It also didn’t permit any individual message or logo from being promoted saying that it breaches with the regulations in relation to what has been permitted by the governing body on the wicketkeeping gloves.