ICC World Cup 2019: Riteish Deshmukh, Rahul Dev and other celebs urge MS Dhoni to ‘keep the glove’ in Indian Army insignia controversy

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The controversy surrounding the ICC taking objection to former Indian skipper MS Dhoni wearing the ‘Balidaan Badge’ of his Para regiment on his wicket-keeping gloves at the World Cup 2019 has taken a turn with many popular celebrities backing him up.


From actor Riteish Deshmukh to sport shooter Heena Sidhu, many have jumped to the 37-year-old’s defence. They recently took to Twitter to open up on the matter.

Riteish wrote, “Indian Army has always been independent irrespective of the political party in power. We are proud of them. Lt. Col. @msdhoni has worn the Army insignia as a symbol of pride. Doesn’t hurt anyone’s sentiments, In fact it honours the brave #DhoniKeepTheGlove #WorldCup2019.”



Here’s what the others had to say:

Meanwhile, ICC has rejected BCCI’s appeal to allow Dhoni to sport the “insignia” gloves during the ongoing World Cup matches.

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