Rohit Sharma during press conference. Photograph:( Reuters )
During the pre-match press conference, Rohit said, 'I don't know what is happening with that (the gloves controversy), I have nothing to say'
Rohit Sharma, the vice-captain of Indian cricket team refused to comment on the ongoing Mahendra Singh Dhoni gloves controversy saying that he has no idea about the fiasco.
During the pre-match press conference, Rohit said, "I don't know what is happening with that (the gloves controversy), I have nothing to say. Maybe you'll see tomorrow."
"I am not the captain. I don't know what is happening with that and have nothing to say about it. Let's see what happens tomorrow," he told reporters ahead of India's World Cup clash against defending champions Australia on Sunday.
Dhoni was seen donning a regimental dagger insignia of the Indian Para Special Forces on his wicketkeeping gloves during India's World Cup 2019 opening match against South Africa.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) raised an objection saying that's against the regulations.
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India's cricket body said it stood by Dhoni as the insignia was neither "commercial nor religious" in nature. The insignia is not even of his regiment, the sources added, asserting that the board will go through the "formality of applying for permission".
But ICC eventually cited regulations in denying the permission.