England cricketer Moeen Ali, who has joined the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has made a special request to the franchise asking them to remove the logo of the alcohol brand and IPL team has agreed to it.
Moeen is a practicing Muslim and his religion forbids him from consuming or even promoting alcohol. He doesn’t support alcohol brands while even playing for England and along with Adil Rashid prefers to stay away as well during the celebrations post the series.
The Chennai based IPL team will have the logo of SNJ 10000, which is a surrogate product brand of Chennai-based SNJ Distilleries, on it.
The CSK has agreed to Moeen Ali’s request and are ready to remove the logo of the alcohol brand from his jersey.
Moeen Ali’s joined the CSK for IPL 2021 for a whopping price of Rs 7 crore. He has played 19 matches in the IPL so far scoring 309 runs along with accounting for 10 wickets.