H)     CRICKET EQUIPMENT

H.1 SHOES AND BOOTS (PLAYER RIGHT)

Colour

There are no colour restrictions.

Commercial Logos

No Commercial Logos are permitted. 

Manufacturer’s Identification

One Manufacturer’s Logo may be displayed on the sole.  There is no restriction on this Logo’s size.

And either:

(a)    Two further Manufacturer’s Logos may be displayed elsewhere on the shoes/boots – one of which shall be on the tongue. The area of each of these further Logos must not exceed 12.9sqcm (2 square inches). Additionally, stripes and Design Features are permitted provided that they shall be in a maximum of two colours. 

 or

(b)   any number and size of Manufacturer’s Logos or Design Feature are permitted anywhere on the upper of the shoe/boot provided that they do not exceed 30% of the total surface area.  Any written name, initials or word used as a Manufacturer’s Logo shall not exceed 12.9sqcm (2 square inches).

H.2 SUNGLASSES (PLAYER RIGHT)

Colour

There are no restrictions on colour save that sunglasses strap / band must be of a single colour.

Commercial Logos

No Commercial Logos are permitted. 

Manufacturer’s Identification

One Manufacturers Logo may be displayed on either side of the frame.  The area of the Logo must not exceed 3.22sqcm (0.5 square inch).

H.3 BATS (PLAYER RIGHT)

Commercial Logo

One Player’s Bat Logo may be carried on the back of the bat.  The area of the Logo must not exceed 64.5sqcm (10 square inches) with all sides of the Logo being at least 2.54cm (1 inch) long. 

Unless a player has an arrangement for a Player’s Bat Logo as part of an existing agreement as disclosed in his player contract with the franchise, the entity's brand on the bat cannot be a company which operates within a product category that conflicts with any one of the league central sponsors, or any one of the team’s franchise principal sponsors or is otherwise inappropriate as determined by BCCI at its sole discretion.

Manufacturer’s Identification

The Manufacturer’s Identification can be displayed on the bat in the following positions:

·         Front of bat: any number and size of Manufacturer’s Logos and/or Design Feature may be displayed but only within the top 22.86sqcm (9 inches) of the front of the bat, measured from the centre of the top of the face of the bat. No maximum size of the Logo(s) and/or Design Feature as long as they fit within this space.

·         Back of bat: any number and size of Manufacturer’s Logos and Design Feature may be displayed on the back of the bat provided that they do not exceed 50% of the total surface area of the back of the bat. When required to be carried by a Manufacturer, any statutory wording is to be placed on the back of the bat and to be of discreet design only (subject to relevant statutory provisions).

·         Edges of Bat: either

(a)    any number of Manufacturer’s Logo and/or Design Feature may be displayed on either or both edges of the bat but only with in the top 9 inches, or

(b)   one Manufacturer’s Logo and/or one Design Feature may be displayed on the two edges of the bat not exceeding 50% of the total area of the relevant edge. 

H.4 BATTING AND WICKET-KEEPING PADS (PLAYER RIGHT)

Colour

Pads shall be the same colour as one of the colours of the Playing clothing, but may not be white or any light colour which is likely to make the sighting of the white ball difficult.  The straps of the pads may be in the house colours of the manufacturer.

The colour of the pads shall be uniform to all members of the same team. The colour of the pads must be properly maintained. Discoloured or faded pads will not be permitted.  BCCI reserves the final right of approval on colour and design.

Commercial Logos

No Commercial Logos are permitted on batting or wicket keeping pads.

Manufacturer’s Identification on Batting Pads

Three Manufacturer’s Logos may be displayed on each pad as follows:

       one on the front of the pad, either on the instep or on the outside of the knee roll or immediately above the outside of the knee roll.  The area of the Logo not to exceed 25.81sqcm (4 square inches).

       one on the inside top of the pad.  No size restriction.

       one on one of the pad straps.  The area of the Logo not to exceed 25.81sqcm (4 square inches)

A Design Feature of the same colour as that of the pad is permitted on the front of each pad.  There is no restriction on the number, size or position of such Design Features.

Manufacturer’s Identification on Wicket Keeping Pads

Three Manufacturer’s Logos may be displayed on each pad as follows:

       one on the front of the pad, immediately above the centre of the knee roll.  The area of the Logo not to exceed 25.81sqcm (4 square inches).

       one on the inside top of the pad.  No size restriction.

       one on one of the pad  straps.  The area of the Logo not to exceed 25.81sqcm (4 square inches)

A Design Feature of the same colour as that of the pad is permitted on the front of each pad.  There is no restriction on the number, size or position of such Design Features.

H.5 BATTING GLOVES (PLAYER RIGHT)

Colour

The protective areas of the glove shall be predominantly white or of the same colour as one of the colours of the Playing Shirt.

Commercial Logos

No Commercial Logos are permitted.

Manufacturer’s Identification

Three Manufacturer’s Logos may be displayed on each glove as follows:

       two on the back of the glove with the area of neither Logo exceeding 12.9sqcm (2 square inches)

       one on the inside of the wristband with the area not exceeding 12.9sqcm (2 square inches)

Design Features are permitted on the wristband and on the back of the glove.  There is no restriction on the number, size or position of such Design Features.

H.6 WICKET-KEEPING GLOVES (PLAYER RIGHT)

Colour

There are no colour restrictions.

Commercial Logos

No Commercial Logos are permitted.

Manufacturer’s Identification

Two Manufacturer’s Logos may be displayed on the back of each glove. The area of one such Logo shall not exceed 38.71sqcm (6 square inches) and that of the other shall not exceed 12.9sqcm (2 square inches).

Any visible stitching, ventilation, stencil effect, or other design aspect of the glove which is in the shape or form of the Manufacturer’s Logos shall be considered as one of the permitted Logos.

H.7 ARMGUARDS

Colour

Armguards shall be plain white or of the same colour as one of the colours of the Playing Shirt. The straps may be in the house colours of the manufacturer.

Commercial Logos

No Commercial Logos are permitted.

Manufacturer’s Identification

No Manufacturer’s Identification is permitted.

H.8 FACE PROTECTORS

Colour

Face protectors shall be of one plain colour.

Commercial Logos

No Commercial Logos are permitted.

Manufacturer’s Identification

One Manufacturer’s Logo may be displayed in any position not exceeding 12.9sqcm (2 square inches).

H.9 THIGH PADS, SHIN PADS AND OTHER BODY PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT                          

Colour

No restriction on colours.  These items must be worn under Playing Clothing and shall not be visible.

Commercial Logos

No Commercial Logos are permitted.

Manufacturer’s Identification

No Manufacturer’s Identification is permitted.

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