F)     PLAYING CLOTHING

The colours and design of all elements of Playing Clothing (as approved by the BCCI) shall be uniform to all members of the same team. 

F.1 PLAYING SHIRT AND PLAYING SWEATERS

The approved positions for Logos on the Playing Clothing are as follows: 

Position A - Main Logo on front of shirt

Position B - Upper right Logo on front of shirt

Position C - Team Logo on upper left front of shirt

Position D - Lower Logo on non-leading arm

Position E - Upper Logo on non-leading arm

Position F - Upper Logo on leading arm

Position G - Pepsi IPL Competition Logo (on white background) on lower leading arm

Position H - Upper Logo on back of shirt

Position N - Champions emblem

Position O - Official Product label

Position P – Quality Feature Label

For reference to the above position, please refer to Diagram C below.

 

Diagram C

All Logos on the Playing Shirt must be replicated (the same design, size and position) on the Playing Sweater.

Team Logo 

A franchise must display its Team Logo once on its Playing Shirts and Playing Sweaters in position C.  The area of the Logo must not exceed 64.5sqm (10 square inches)

Commercial Logos

A franchise may display up to six Commercial Logos on its Playing Shirts and Playing Sweaters in the following positions:

·         Position A.  The area of the Logo must not exceed 206.45sqcm (32 square inches)

·         Position B.  The area of the Logo must not exceed 64.5sqcm (10 square inches)

·         Position D.  The area of the Logo must not exceed 64.5sqcm (10 square inches)

·         Position E.  The area of the Logo must not exceed 64.5sqcm (10 square inches)

·         Position F.  The area of the Logo must not exceed 64.5sqcm (10 square inches)

·         Position H.  The area of the Logo must not exceed 206.45sqcm (32 square inches)

In place of two separate Logos in positions D and E, franchises may display one Logo covering both positions. The area of this Logo must not exceed 129sqcm (20 square inches)

Manufacturer’s Identification

A franchise may display a Manufacturer’s Logo on the Playing Shirt in any of the positions A, B, D, E, F or H, provided this position has not been used for a Commercial Logo. One Official Product and one Quality Feature may be displayed in positions O and P. For the avoidance of doubt, no Design Feature may be displayed on the Playing Shirt.

F.2 PLAYING TROUSERS

The approved positions for Logos on the Playing Trousers are:

Position L – On the front of the trousers on the right leg, halfway between waist and knee

Position M – On the front of the trousers on the left leg, halfway between waist and knee

Position Q – Official Product label

Position R – Quality Feature label

For reference to the above position, please refer to Diagram D below.

Diagram D

Commercial Logo

A franchise may display Commercial Logos in Positions L and M.  The area of each Logo must not exceed 64.5sqcm (10 square inches). There must be no Commercial Logo on the waistband of the trousers.

Manufacturer’s Identification

A franchise may display a Manufacturer’s Logo in either of Positions L or M, provided this position has not been used for a Commercial Logo. One Official Product and one Quality Feature may be displayed in positions Q and R. No Design Feature may be displayed on the Playing Trousers.

F.3 PLAYING HEADWEAR

The approved positions for Logos on the Playing Headwear are:

Position I – on the back of the headwear

Position J – on the leading side of the headwear – the right side for a left handed batsman and the left side for a right handed batsman

Position K - Team Logo on the front of the headwear

For reference to the above position, please refer to Diagram E below.

Diagram E

Playing Headwear includes helmets, caps and sunhats worn by the players during a Match.

The Logos on each type of headwear must be consistent to all types.

The holder of the orange or purple cap must wear the cap whilst fielding.

Team Logo

A franchise must display its Team Logo in Position K. The area of the Logo must not exceed 64.5sqcm (10 square inches).

Commercial Logos

A franchise may display Commercial Logos in Positions I and J.  The area of each Logo must not exceed 38.71sqcm (6 square inches) with all sides of the Logo being at least 3.81cm (1.5 inches)

Manufacturer’s Identification

A franchise may display one Manufacturer’s Logo in Position I if this position has not been used for a Commercial Logo.  The area of the Logo must not exceed 38.71sqcm (6 square inches) with all sides of the Logo being at least 3.81cm (1.5 inches).

No Manufacturer’s Logo may be displayed in any other position on the Playing Headwear (including on the helmet grill). No Design Feature may be displayed on the Playing Headwear.

F.4 PRACTICE CLOTHING

Only Practice Clothing issued by the team may be worn by the players and support staff at official team practice sessions and, along with Playing Clothing, within the stadium on match days.

Members of the playing XI and the substitute fielders may not wear Practice Clothing on the field of play during either innings of a Match. 

The Logos on the Practice Clothing should be the same in terms of design, size and location as on the Playing Shirt.

Team Logo

A franchise must display its Team Logo once in the equivalent of Position C on each shirt, t-shirt, tracksuit top, sweatshirt which forms part of Practice Clothing.

Commercial and Manufacturer’s Identification

Only the Commercial Logos and Manufacturer’s Identification displayed on the Playing Clothing may be displayed on a team’s Practice Clothing.  It is however not mandatory that all such Commercial Logos or Manufacturer’s Identification be displayed on the Practice Clothing. No Design Feature may be displayed on the Practice Clothing.

F.5 BIBS

Members of the playing squad who are not part of the playing XI and who are not on the field as a substitute fielder shall be required to wear a team bib at all times whilst on the field of play, in the dugout and in the area between the boundary and the perimeter boards.

The bibs must be sleeveless and of a different colour to that of the Playing Shirts.  Please note that they should not be white or cream colour.

Team Logo 

A franchise must display its Team Logo on each of its bibs in the equivalent of Position C.  The area of the Logo must not exceed 64.5sqcm (10 square inches).

Commercial and Manufacturer’s Identification

Only the Commercial Logos and Manufacturer’s Identification displayed on the Playing Clothing may be displayed on bibs.  It is however not mandatory that all such Commercial Logos and Manufacturer’s Identification be displayed on the bib. The Logos on the bibs should be the same in terms of design, size and location as on the Playing Shirt. No Design Feature may be displayed on the bibs.

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