Indian ODI skipper MS Dhoni may use a colored bat in the upcoming IPL on the lines of those used in the Big Bash league, said his sponsors and bat-manufacturing company Spartan. It has also been revealed than the Rising Pune franchise captain is more than welcome to the suggestion.
Spartan, a sporting
Cameron Merchant, the cricket manager at the Spartan Sports, has also revealed that Dhoni also embraces the use of coloured bats in the IPL.
He said, "Dhoni is more than welcome to use a
Spartan is the first sporting Gear Company to prepare
Merchant, who had played first-class cricket in New Zealand, also expressed his surprise on the ban on Andre Russell’s bat in the BBL.
The West Indian cricketer, who plays for Sydney Thunders in the ongoing Big Bash league, was recently barred from using a black bat in BBL because it was discovered that it left visible marks on the ball.
He said, "Aidan Blizzard (Sydney Thunder) has used a green
"Spartan Sports originally came up with the idea with Chris Gayle with the original
"We thought how can we make the game even more exciting and appealing to the fans and kids and make them smile. If it gets kids enjoying the game and participating in cricket then we are happy."
"We are unsure how Russell's bat had marks on