D. COMMERCIAL LOGOS

21.  The position of each logo on the playing clothing must remain the same throughout the season, unless approved by the BCCI, at its sole discretion.

 

22. Subject to the limitations contained in these regulations, a team may display a commercial logo on its playing clothing or equipment which may conflict with any sponsor or supplier of the other team.

 

23. Both teams shall abide by any law of the host venue, which restricts advertising of a product. No compensation shall be payable should a team be precluded from displaying its commercial logos on clothing or cricket equipment, and a visiting team shall not pursue any action against the BCCI, host franchise or state association.

 

24. The franchise shall decide which logos are placed on the team clothing and these logos shall be common to and worn by each member of the team concerned. No individual commercial logos shall be worn by any team member, save for the carrying of a player’s bat logo on bats, as provided herein.

 

PLAYING SHIRTS (AND PLAYING SWEATERS)

 

25. A team may display up to six commercial logos on the playing shirts (and playing sweaters, mirroring those on the playing shirts) of its team as follows: In six positions, namely:

       the upper right chest (position B) -not exceeding 64.5cm² (10 square inches);

       the middle (position A) -not exceeding 206.45cm² (32 square inches);

       on both sleeves (positions D, E and F) -not exceeding 64.5cm² (10 square inches); and

       on the back (position H) -not exceeding 206.45cm² (32 square inches).

 

On the non-leading arm, instead of placing one logo in Position D and one logo in position E, teams may display one logo covering both Positions D and E not exceeding 129cm² (20 square inches).

 

PLAYING TROUSERS

 

26. A team may feature commercial logos in up to two positions on the playing trousers. One on each leg, halfway between the waist and knee (Positions L and M) -not exceeding 64.5cm² (10 square inches). There must be no logo featured on the waistband.

 

HEADBANDS AND WRISTLETS

 

27. No logos are allowed on these items.

 

PLAYING HEADWEAR (HELMET, BASEBALL CAP OR SUNHAT)

 

28. Playing headwear shall mean headwear including helmets, caps and sunhats worn by the players during a match. A team may feature commercial logos in up to two positions on the playing headwear. One on the side and one on the rear (positions I and J) –not exceeding 38.71cm² (6 square inches) with no single dimension smaller than 3.81cm² (1.5 inches).

 

 

VISIBLE TATTOOS (PERMANENT OR TEMPORARY)

 

29. Incorporating any commercial logo or manufacturer logo shall not be permitted.

 

TURBANS AND BANDANAS

 

30. Shall contain no commercial logos or commercial marks.

 

BATS (PLAYER RIGHT)

 

31. One commercial logo may be carried on the back of the bat, being no greater than 64.5 cm² (10 square inches) in size, with no single dimension smaller than 1 inch (2.54cm). Unless a player has an existing agreement with an entity, and has acknowledged this in their player contract, the entity's brand on the bat cannot be a company within a product category that conflicts with any one of the central sponsors, or any one of the team’s franchise principal sponsors or is otherwise inappropriate as determined by BCCI at its sole discretion. BCCI will require removal of the logo should these guidelines not be adhered to.

 

PERSONAL MESSAGES

 

32. Players shall not be permitted to wear, display or otherwise convey messages through arm bands or other markings on the clothing or equipment unless approved in advance by the BCCI.

 

DRYING TOWELS

 

33. No commercial logos are permitted on towels used on the field of play for the purpose of drying the ball or otherwise.

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