Rishabh Pant Has Tape On His Jersey: Here Is Why

Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant in today’s match against New Zealand was seen wearing a jersey with tape on his right chest. This happened during the second T20I taking place at the JSCA stadium in Ranchi.

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Rishabh Pant. (Photo: BCCI)

The reason behind this was revealed later, which is that the jersey Pant wore was worn by India during the recently concluded T20 World Cup in UAE. That jersey had the T20 World Cup 2021 logo on it and Pant has taped it off as it is not allowed to use the ICC logo in bilateral series’. However, the other Indian players were spotted with regular jerseys with the branding of the team India’s current sponsor – BYJU’s on it.

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In the recently concluded T20 world cup, India exited the tournament at the group stage after losing to Pakistan and New Zealand. Australia ended up winning their inaugural T20 tropy. The next T20 World will be held in the next 11 months in Oceania – Australia and New Zealand.

 

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