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Can you wear baseball keepers' protective gear under your clothing in cricket?

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Hi, Welcome to Sports Stack Exchange! I really didn't get you clearly. Can you please give more information on what exactly do you asking? – hims056 May 9 '14 at 4:14
An image of that material would help us understanding this post.. – Salman Zaidi May 9 '14 at 4:23

AFAIK, yes it is allowed to wear baseball protective gear for cricket.

You are discussing about the protective gears under the clothes in baseball, ie, specifically about the leg-pads.

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It looks more or less same as the cricket leg-pads.

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Only the wicket-keeper and the fielders in short leg and silly point are allowed to use the leg-pads in cricket, but the leg-pads used by Wicket Keepers in cricket is slightly big and goofy than baseball leg-pads. Since the cricket ball is more hard than baseball. So, that type of pads are preferred by cricketers. No rules were block them to wear baseball leg-pads.

We can see some of the cricketers using baseball helmets in cricket.

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you have mentioned only wicket keepers can use the leg pads but even fielders who field at short leg use the pads. Are they allowed to use it? – suhas May 12 '14 at 5:55
@suhas, yes the fielders in short leg can wear pads, but those shin pads look very small and wore inside the pants. The legpads worn by Wk is different from Fielders. – Sports Fan May 12 '14 at 6:00
@suhas, edited the answer. And one more thing, the question is specifically about WKs. – Sports Fan May 12 '14 at 6:02

Yes, it is allowed,but after Umpire's consent (according to the law). But under the clothing, I don't think so. Helmets were allowed in a few cases (Dinesh Karthik, McGlashan).

Fielders at forward short leg or any other fielding postion closest to the pitch often wear shin guards(non-cricket gear/generic sports gear).

While, other fielders use a thick layer of bandages/tapes on fingers.

Law 40- Wicket Keeper

Law 41- Fielder

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