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Dhoni controversy: ICC refuses to be hand in glove with BCCI

DNMUM437356 | 6/8/2019 | Author : Chander Shekhar Luthra | WC :766

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New Delhi: After a drama-filled day that set the social media on fire and the Board on Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in action mode, the International Cricket Council (ICC) late in the day calmly shot down a request to allow MS Dhoni to continue wearing the dagger insignia on his wicketkeeping gloves.
Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai on Friday sought permission from the ICC to ensure Dhoni, who wore gloves containing the dagger insignia “Balidaan” during India’s opening World Cup game against South Africa, can continue wearing them as it wasn’t against ICC’s rules.
Even the new sports minister Kiren Rijiju backed the former India skipper on the issue, terming it a “non-political” one but saying “
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