Cricket officials Wednesday banned black bat used by the West Indies Andre Russell in Australia’s T20 Big Bash League because of his color is the ball.
Used the star Sydney Thunder bats pink black blade and handle during Tuesday night’s opening game against the Philadelphia BBL Sydney after presenting Cricket Australia in the beginning, everything is clear.
But after feedback from the game’s rulers that they leave black marks on the game ball, they reversed their permission.
“As a result, we have decided to withdraw our consent to Andre to use a bat that was used last night as a solution the colors used by the manufacturer and the distortion of the ball,” said the president of BBL Anthony Everard.
He added that the player can use colored bat as long as they “lead doesn? T in the color of football has changed.”
He was subject to Cricket Australia, “the conviction that a compromise will not bat safety of the game, and we believe the distortion of football does not.”
Under the regulations BBL, the player can use colored bat as long as it is the same color as their team’s primary several color or black.
Cricket Australia has discretion to prevent any approvals can also referees that player to change the bat asked if they think it affects the integrity of the game.