India Orange Jersey: BCCI unveils India’s new jersey to India vs England World Cup Match: Orange is the new blue for Indian cricketers in their ongoing tournament at ICC Cricket World Cup. The Indian team was seen sporting away jerseys ahead of their fixture against England. After the Board of Control for Cricket in India revealed the Indian cricket team’s orange jersey on Friday, several Indian players took to the social media to share their new look. The BCCI wrote: “Presenting #TeamIndia’s Away Jersey What do you make of this one guys? #TeamIndia #CWC19.” Ind vs NZ Live Streaming
- The Indian cricket team will be sporting an orange and blue jersey
- Graphic images of the jersey had been doing the rounds on social media
- India will move away from their traditional blue color for the 1st time
Legspinner Yuzvendra Chahal posted his look in the away jersey. “Ready to rumble in new jersey,” he tweeted. Mohammad Shami took to Twitter and said he is ready for the next match. The paceman shared the backside of the jersey while standing next to opener KL Rahul. “Readdy to next match in New Jersey,” Shami tweeted.
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 28, 2019
Indian cricket team shared the pictures MS Dhoni, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kedar Jadhav, and Dinesh Karthik in a series through its Instagram story.
— Mohammad Shami (@MdShami11) June 28, 2019
The need for an alternative jersey arose after the International Cricket Council issued a guideline before the start of the World Cup, requiring teams to have two different uniforms for all its televised tournaments except hosts England. The rule was inspired by the use of home and away jerseys in football, ICC rules now prevent two teams from wearing similar jerseys during a televised match.
— Yuzvendra Chahal (@yuzi_chahal) June 28, 2019
ICC rule reads, “For televised ICC events all participating teams will be required to provide for two different coloured kits, except for the host country who has preference in the choice of colour and may, if it chooses to do so, provide only one coloured kit to be worn in all matches throughout the event. In advance of the event, the teams will be notified which coloured kit will be worn in each match.” Semi-Final Qualification Scenarios 2019
Some opposition politicians on Wednesday slammed the Indian national cricket team’s new orange jerseys, accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party of pushing its trademark saffron hue on the team. India vs New Zealand Manchester Weather Update.
But an International Cricket Council (ICC) source told that the Indian cricket board (BCCI) had simply opted for orange over its classic blue jersey to distinguish itself from England, whom India are due to play in the World Cup on Sunday. India, who are the only unbeaten team in the ongoing premier tournament so far, will compete against the hosts at Edgbaston on June 30.