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Is it permissible to wear hand gloves while fielding in cricket?

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Is it permissible for a fielder to wear hand gloves while fielding in cricket due to some climate conditions or infections?

What does the Icc rules and laws of cricket say about this?

posted Mar 15, 2017 by Ananya Saha

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No, The rules are very clear, the wicket keeper is the only player allowed to wear gloves. All other players would incur a 5 run penalty every time they touched the ball while wearing gloves. This includes for instance taking off your hat in order to use it to catch the ball

answer Mar 20, 2017 by Sagar Sharma