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first_imgWorld Cup 2019: BCCI chose colour combination for India’s orange jersey, confirms ICCBefore the start of the World Cup, ICC introduced a new rule asking the teams to sport home and away jerseys in the tournament.advertisement Asian News International ManchesterJune 26, 2019UPDATED: June 26, 2019 18:24 IST Team India’s away kit is dominated by the orange colour (Image for representation)HIGHLIGHTSIndian players will wear their away kit in the match against England on June 30India are unbeaten in the World Cup 2019 so far and need one more win to reach the semi-finalsIndia will take on the West Indies in their next match in Manchester on June 27The Indian cricket team might not be seen in their trade mark blue colour jersey as the side will most likely sport orange colour in their upcoming match against England in the ongoing ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.”Colour options were given to BCCI and they chose the colour combination that looked the best to them. The whole idea is to be different from blue as England also wears the same shade of blue as India,” an ICC source told ANI.”Also the design (orange) is taken from India’s old T20 jersey which had orange in it. The designers who are sitting in the USA designed this jersey from something that already existed and not something completely new that fans don’t identify with,” the source added.Before the start of the World Cup, ICC introduced a new rule asking the teams to sport home and away jerseys in the tournament.The 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.”South Africa who generally sports green jersey with yellow shade, wore the reverse, which was dominated by yellow with patches of green in the team’s match against Bangladesh.advertisementAfghanistan who generally sports blue jersey, wore a jersey with more areas of red added to their blue jersey.Australia (yellow), New Zealand (black) and West Indies (maroon) already have unique jerseys and are hence exempted from having ‘away’ kits.India are so far unbeaten in the World Cup. The side have won four matches and their match against New Zealand was called off due to rain.The Men in Blue will next take on England on June 30.Also Read | World Cup 2019: India players to wear orange jerseys against England on June 30Also Read | Congress, SP legislators oppose orange jerseys for Indian cricket teamFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow Indian team jerseyFollow World Cup 2019Follow India orange jersey Nextlast_img read more