IPL 2022 LIVE Broadcast: MS Dhoni’s IPL campaign to be withdrawn, Advertising Council says ‘it violates advertisement code’: Check OUT

IPL 2022 LIVE Broadcast – MS Dhoni IPL Promo: After a continuous setback on field, MS Dhoni and the official broadcaster Star…

IPL 2022 LIVE Broadcast: MS Dhoni's IPL campaign to be withdrawn, Advertising Council says 'it violates advertisement code': Check OUT
IPL 2022 LIVE Broadcast: MS Dhoni's IPL campaign to be withdrawn, Advertising Council says 'it violates advertisement code': Check OUT

IPL 2022 LIVE Broadcast – MS Dhoni IPL Promo: After a continuous setback on field, MS Dhoni and the official broadcaster Star Sports has got a small ON-AIR setback. The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has asked the Indian Premier League (IPL) to withdraw promos featuring former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Follow IPL 2022 LIVE updates with Insidesport.IN

The council has recommended that promo featuring Dhoni violates the Advertising Code as it glorifies violation of traffic rules.

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IPL 2022 LIVE Broadcast: MS Dhoni’s IPL campaign to be withdrawn, Advertising Council says ‘it violates advertisement code’: Check OUT

MS Dhoni IPL Promo – What exactly was shown in the IPL Promo? The promo shows Dhoni driving a bus and then stopping and reversing it in peak traffic, halting it in front of a TV shop.

When a traffic constable asks what’s going on Thala, Dhoni uses a megaphone to tell him, that Super over is on and he wants to watch it.

The traffic policeman treats this as a normal occurrence during IPL and drives away.

The promo was 1st part of Star Sports’ IPL campaign called ‘Ab yeh pagalpan normal hai’.

IPL 2022 Promo – What is the contention of Advertising Council? A road safety organization lodged a complaint citing that the promo was glorifying violation of traffic rules. 

According to a report by TOI, the complaint was filed by Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS) against the promotional advertisement.

The ASCI, which is a voluntary industry body, took cognisance of the complaint.

The ASCI found violation of its code and instructed the advertisement making company to either modify it or completely withdraw it by April 20.

The company has accepted it in writing that it will withdraw it.

IPL 2022 Points Table: MS Dhoni & CSK still winless this IPL

Pos Teams Mat Won Lost Tied NR Pts NRR
1 Kolkata Knight Riders 4 3 1 0 0 6 1.102
2 Rajasthan Royals 3 2 1 0 0 4 1.218
3 Gujarat Titans 2 2 0 0 0 4 0.495
4 Punjab Kings 3 2 1 0 0 4 0.238
5 Lucknow Super Giants 3 2 1 0 0 4 0.193
6 Royal Challengers Bangalore 3 2 1 0 0 4 0.159
7 Delhi Capitals 2 1 1 0 0 2 0.065
8 Chennai Super Kings 3 0 3 0 0 0 -1.251
9 Mumbai Indians 3 0 3 0 0 0 -1.362
10 Sunrisers Hyderabad 2 0 2 0 0 0 -1.825

 

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