Dhoni was captured red-handed wearing Indian Army Emblem during the world cup opener against South Africa. However, many Indian fans appreciated the gesture. But, Later on, ICC has requested the Indian board to remove the badge as it is against the regulations of ICC. ICC has Stopped Dhoni from Army Insignia on Gloves and INDIANS are Pissed about the decision and are adamant that Dhoni should keep the Gloves.
That’s the regimental dagger insignia of the Indian Para Special Forces on Dhoni’s gloves: pic.twitter.com/YKoA5Az54o
— Shiv Aroor (@ShivAroor) June 5, 2019
According to ICC rules, Cricketers cannot use its platforms to achieve their respective goals. Even if they feel something is extremely wrong in the world–be it genocides, mass murders, terrorist attacks, peace efforts, etc.
Dhoni is an honorary lieutenant colonel in India’s Parachute Regiment. BCCI has requested International Cricket Council to let him wear the gloves featuring the ‘Balidaan Badge’.The ICC has rejected the BCCI’s request to let Indian wicketkeeper Dhoni support the ‘Balidaan’ insignia.
However, on Thursday, the International Cricket Council requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India to have the badge removed, saying it is against the regulations.
“It is against the regulations and we have requested it is removed,” Claire Furlong, ICC General Manager said.
As per the rules of ICC, a player cannot wear anything that has a political, racial or religious messaging. This is to ensure that the game remains gentleman not an arena for activism. Every board and Cricketer has to follow these rules and regulations. Even in the Olympics, athletes have to abide by similar rules.
ICC Stopped Dhoni from Army Insignia on Gloves and INDIANS are Pissed
Indian Fans and Media are hypocrites when it comes to the implication of rules on them. They’ve been arguing that the Insignia is neither political nor religious.
#DhoniKeepTheGlove | This is neither political or religious. MS Dhoni is actually Lt. Col MS Dhoni. Dhoni's wearing an insignia that is part of his regiment: Major Gaurav Arya (Retd.), Consulting Editor, Strategic Affairs pic.twitter.com/GDaylxOxV7
— Republic (@republic) June 6, 2019
Even former Cricketers are losing their senses now.
We all know Lt Colonel MS Dhoni's love towards our armed forces even we love our armed forces bt ICC rules r d same for all and we've to abide by the laws.1 question I would like to ask is will it be fine if any opposition that's playing against us sports their armed forces logo?
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) June 9, 2019
Mumun Dutta Said “
#DhoniKeepTheGlove The country proudly stands with you Mr Dhoni”.
— Munmun Dutta (@moonstar4u) June 7, 2019
CoA Chief Vinod Rai Says, “ICC must allow
@msdhoni to keep wearing same gloves.” #DhoniKeepTheGlove.
— Manak Gupta (@manakgupta) June 7, 2019
It’s not a BOLLYWOOD Masala Movie, Paresh Sahib.
Dhoni Insignia Row .To put it simply and mildly, BCCI should tell ICC to go to hell .
— Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) June 6, 2019
#DhoniKeepTheGloves was trending on the twitter and Indians were ruthlessly intimidating Dhoni to go against the basic rules of Gentleman Game.
English cricketers can wear the poppy badge to commemorate their soldier's sacrifice then why can't Dhoni wear a badge to commemorate Indian soldier's sacrifice?#DhoniKeepTheGlove#IndiaWithDhoni pic.twitter.com/ttyYGHszhi
— Pinakin Rajgor (@pinakinrajgor) June 7, 2019
This Maniac is thinking about the replacement of Sponsorship. Get a Life Dude!
In sasuron ki aisi kam taisi. #DhoniKeepTheGlove
— Yashwant Deshmukh 🇮🇳 (@YRDeshmukh) June 7, 2019
The world is full of illiterate Bhakts Now. They can’t differentiate between Practice Activities and in-game activities.
This is allowed on field but Patriotism is blanketed. Not done @ICC
If #Patriotism is a private affair & #Dhoni is asked to remove #ArmyInsignia, this should also be stopped.Patriotism is also a belief. A sentiment. U are hurting a Billion sentiments.#DhoniKeepTheGlove #PAKvSL pic.twitter.com/1nsJvLPbWJ
— Mayukh Ranjan Ghosh (@mayukhrghosh) June 7, 2019
Thank God, You will find many Sane people also in this Foolish World.
Protests are made by politicians & diplomats, wars are fought by soldiers. Sportsmen bring glory for their nations by playing to win, not by becoming brand ambassadors for their militaries while wearing their sporting uniform..
— Shekhar Gupta (@ShekharGupta) June 8, 2019
Indian Cricketing Legend Sunil Gavaskar came out stronger on this Issue.
Sunil Gavaskar "If Dhoni is allowed to wear the gloves then other countries players' might do something as well. If you want to object to something like this then do that before the rules are passed. Once the rules are passed, you can do nothing about it" #CWC19
— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) June 8, 2019
England all rounder Moeen Ali was banned for wearing wristband that said "save Gaza" and free Palestine during a test match against India. But it's okay for Dhoni to wear an insignia of a unit of Indian army on his wicketkeeping gloves. Yeh kahan Ka insaf hy #نانی_اماں420 pic.twitter.com/ho2OvYdsq2
— Zohaib Shah (@ZohaibEngr) June 8, 2019