Why Do Players Change Sponsership?

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Can anyone tell me that why do players change their sponsorship?
And even after they are with the new one, they keep on using the previous sponsored gloves or pads.Why? Sometimes some players hide the name of helmets with tape.
 

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Players change sponsorship because their contract might have ended or they changed themselves to get more money
(Like M.Clarke-*Slazenger::runaway: Spartan*)


They keep on using previously sponsored gloves,pads,etc because they may have like it better but few players do that....

They hide logos because it might breach the contract and the sponsor might sue them for showing logo of another company while being sponsored by another..
 
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I also heard that when players are not in form, their sponsorship get cancelled.
Originally Posted By StraightDrive1
"They keep on using previously sponsored gloves,pads,etc because they may have like it better but few players do that...."
If they had liked the previous one better, so why they opt for a new one? This is also a kind of BREACH.
 
HashimAmlaFan;4563781[COLOR="Red" said:
]I also heard that when players are not in form, their sponsorship get cancelled.[/COLOR]
Originally Posted By StraightDrive1
"They keep on using previously sponsored gloves,pads,etc because they may have like it better but few players do that...."
If they had liked the previous one better, so why they opt for a new one? This is also a kind of BREACH.

Don't know about that, in fact never heard it.:9:..

Because their sponsor changes...:facepalm: and no it is not a breach if they tape up the logo...As far as I know...
 
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My dear son, MJ Clarke didn't tape the logo of his gloves. The logo can be clearly seen. So, what about that?:p
 

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My dear son, MJ Clarke didn't tape the logo of his gloves. The logo can be clearly seen. So, what about that?:p

Because the Spartan Glove he received was of the wrong size and that's he had to stick with the Slazenger gloves...:|
Or he did not receive the glove at all..
(It hasn't been a long time he got sponsored by Spartan)..
I am not sure though....:98:
 
Because the Spartan Glove he received was of the wrong size and that's he had to stick with the Slazenger gloves...:|
Or he did not receive the glove at all..
(It hasn't been a long time he got sponsored by Spartan)..
I am not sure though....:98:
But mate, I need a 100% pure HALAL answer.
 
@ Hashim: dunno if my answer is going to be 100% halal or not but here it goes:

When a player signs a contract with a particular sponsor he is bound to endorse that company through ads, other promotions and the use of their products. So when SRT signed a contract with Adidas for let's say x number of years, he is bound by that contract to only 'promote' that company and no other during those 'x' number of years. Since the bat is the most visible weapon of a player, it is recommended that they use that company sponsored or made bat. Example of a company made bat would be SS or a CA where a player uses those bats specifically as SS and CA are bat manufacturers. Now if he wants to use a MB bat he will then have to take away the MB sticker and apply CA sticker in its place. But if he is sponsored by a company like Britannia for example which does not make bats, they can choose any bat and use Britannia stickers on the blade.

Now comes the second part of your question: as I said, bats and to a certain extent pads, are the most visible equipment of player so they have to make sure that only their sponsor's sticker/logo is visible on those. So if Ashraful wears SS pads and his contract is with GM, he is within his rights to cover up the SS logo with GM ones as he is under no contractual obligation towards SS. Which means, while GM is paying him, he is, a) not getting paid by SS and b) he in fact paying SS to get his pads. Once someone pays for his equipment, he has the right to do whatever he wants with it provided the parent company is not being illegally and publicly brought down in stature by his actions. So if you look at Virat Kohli's equipment, he has his bats and pads stickered with Nike emblem while he is using BAS gloves, and according to CD, GN abdomen guard. Gloves are not as 'important' as bats and hence we still see Clarke using his old Slaz gloves. Then again, individual contracts might have distinct clauses as well but that will stretch this story too far.

I hope this makes sense. Still dunno if it's 100% Halal or not :D
 
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LOL, I don't when I told zeusky bhai about Kohli's abdomen guard ;-) :)) :)))

If you take Micheal Clarke as an example then in his case what happened was that he left Slazenger after first test match and during the middle of the series. So second and third test he played without sponsors while in fourth he got a sponsor (Spartan). From what I have heard Micheal Clarke is extremely picky about his gear, so for any person new pads and gloves take time to break in and mould himself. So rather than using new gear what he did was continued to use his old sponsor gear as he was most comfortable using them compared to new sponsor softs. Second reason could be he simply didn't like Spartan softs so he didn't like it, however, Spartan will be launching a range called 'MC 329' and it will be endorsed by Micheal Clarke. So MC 329 range softs could be how Micheal Clarke want his softs to be.

The meaning of sponsorship is advertising a company. Everyone in this world is after money, so having said that international players will go the company that will pay them the most. For example, there are rumours which say that Micheal Clarke is being paid nearly a million each year by Spartan for three years deal, that is much more than what Slazenger paid him.

Now answering your question where you said people use different brand softs. For example, Asad Shafiq is sponsored by RNS but he uses SS softs. This could be purely based on preference, he prefers SS softs over RNS softs for various reason such as comfort being the most important one.

Why they cover the logos? A sponsored player for a specific brand is being paid by that company to promote and advertise them. If a player is wearing pads or gloves which are not of his sponsor company then he has to cover the logos because if he doesn't then it means he is advertising that company while being paid from a different company. For example, Hashim Amla is sponsored by BAS so if he wears SS pads then reason could be that they might be more comfortable for him compared to BAS pads. Now he has to cover logo of SS pads because SS is paying him to wear there (BAS) pads and if he goes out and play in SS pads (without even covering the logo) not only he is giving SS free advertisement but he is breaching rules of his BAS sponsorship and he could be fined or his sponsorship could be dropped (happens in some cases).

Hope this all make sense
 
@ Hashim: dunno if my answer is going to be 100% halal or not but here it goes:

When a player signs a contract with a particular sponsor he is bound to endorse that company through ads, other promotions and the use of their products. So when SRT signed a contract with Adidas for let's say x number of years, he is bound by that contract to only 'promote' that company and no other during those 'x' number of years. Since the bat is the most visible weapon of a player, it is recommended that they use that company sponsored or made bat. Example of a company made bat would be SS or a CA where a player uses those bats specifically as SS and CA are bat manufacturers. Now if he wants to use a MB bat he will then have to take away the MB sticker and apply CA sticker in its place. But if he is sponsored by a company like Britannia for example which does not make bats, they can choose any bat and use Britannia stickers on the blade.


Now comes the second part of your question: as I said, bats and to a certain extent pads, are the most visible equipment of player so they have to make sure that only their sponsor's sticker/logo is visible on those. So if Ashraful wears SS pads and his contract is with GM, he is within his rights to cover up the SS logo with GM ones as he is under no contractual obligation towards SS. Which means, while GM is paying him, he is, a) not getting paid by SS and b) he in fact paying SS to get his pads. Once someone pays for his equipment, he has the right to do whatever he wants with it provided the parent company is not being illegally and publicly brought down in stature by his actions. So if you look at Virat Kohli's equipment, he has his bats and pads stickered with Nike emblem while he is using BAS gloves, and according to CD, GN abdomen guard. Gloves are not as 'important' as bats and hence we still see Clarke using his old Slaz gloves. Then again, individual contracts might have distinct clauses as well but that will stretch this story too far.

I hope this makes sense. Still dunno if it's 100% Halal or not :D

Thanks buddy. But, why do players pay for their equipment? Instead, I thought they get paid. No problem, your answer is sufficient.:D:):19:
 
Thanks buddy. But, why do players pay for their equipment? Instead, I thought they get paid. No problem, your answer is sufficient.:D:):19:

When players buy equipment from a company that does not sponsor them then they have to pay money for that equipment..:13:
 
LOL, I don't when I told zeusky bhai about Kohli's abdomen guard ;-) :)) :)))

If you take Micheal Clarke as an example then in his case what happened was that he left Slazenger after first test match and during the middle of the series. So second and third test he played without sponsors while in fourth he got a sponsor (Spartan). From what I have heard Micheal Clarke is extremely picky about his gear, so for any person new pads and gloves take time to break in and mould himself. So rather than using new gear what he did was continued to use his old sponsor gear as he was most comfortable using them compared to new sponsor softs. Second reason could be he simply didn't like Spartan softs so he didn't like it, however, Spartan will be launching a range called 'MC 329' and it will be endorsed by Micheal Clarke. So MC 329 range softs could be how Micheal Clarke want his softs to be.

The meaning of sponsorship is advertising a company. Everyone in this world is after money, so having said that international players will go the company that will pay them the most. For example, there are rumours which say that Micheal Clarke is being paid nearly a million each year by Spartan for three years deal, that is much more than what Slazenger paid him.

Now answering your question where you said people use different brand softs. For example, Asad Shafiq is sponsored by RNS but he uses SS softs. This could be purely based on preference, he prefers SS softs over RNS softs for various reason such as comfort being the most important one.

Why they cover the logos? A sponsored player for a specific brand is being paid by that company to promote and advertise them. If a player is wearing pads or gloves which are not of his sponsor company then he has to cover the logos because if he doesn't then it means he is advertising that company while being paid from a different company. For example, Hashim Amla is sponsored by BAS so if he wears SS pads then reason could be that they might be more comfortable for him compared to BAS pads. Now he has to cover logo of SS pads because SS is paying him to wear there (BAS) pads and if he goes out and play in SS pads (without even covering the logo) not only he is giving SS free advertisement but he is breaching rules of his BAS sponsorship and he could be fined or his sponsorship could be dropped (happens in some cases).

Hope this all make sense

Sorry to have the same question again, MC got sponsored by Spartan, and but he kept on using the Slaz gloves, maybe for more convenience, that's alright. But he didn't tape the logo. So, from my point of view this is also a kind of breaching. And, thanks for a extra information of Hashim Amla, I didn't know that before, that he uses SS pads.
 
Sorry to have the same question again, MC got sponsored by Spartan, and but he kept on using the Slaz gloves, maybe for more convenience, that's alright. But he didn't tape the logo. So, from my point of view this is also a kind of breaching. And, thanks for a extra information of Hashim Amla, I didn't know that before, that he uses SS pads.

Spartan doesn't care about M.Clarke because they know that they are lucky to have the opportunity to sponsor him...:10:

As for Amla I guess he just wrote it as example because H.Amla uses BAS pads(Correct me if I am wrong)!:facepalm:
 

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Thanks for the picture buddy, but I guess from next time you should not upload this sort of picture(showing Amla got bowled).:46:
 
Thanks for the picture buddy, but I guess from next time you should not upload this sort of picture(showing Amla got bowled).:46:

Nice picture straightdrive1 :D

The arm-guard looks like it can do with a new replacement.
 
i think the new contract one can have more than one sponsor. like bats have metlife logo. lol
 
i think the new contract one can have more than one sponsor. like bats have metlife logo. lol

But only one cricketing sponsor; like Sehwag is sponsored by SG but his bat has the HERO sticker as well, whatever it might stand for :20:
 
But only one cricketing sponsor; like Sehwag is sponsored by SG but his bat has the HERO sticker as well, whatever it might stand for :20:

I don't really understand, how is he sponsored by both SG & Hero? The bat is made by SG, the sponsor is Hero, right?:13::11:
 
I don't really understand, how is he sponsored by both SG & Hero? The bat is made by SG, the sponsor is Hero, right?:13::11:

He is not the only one...

Many players are out there who do that...

But Sehwag sticks the the 2nd sponsor's sticker right in the face of the
bat while others do it in the backside...

Check the pics(PAY ATTENTION TO THE BACKSIDE OF THE BAT):
 

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