Chennai: England all-rounder Moeen Ali has requested the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) administration to take away the alcohol model brand from his match jersey on account of his religion’s ban on alcohol and the franchise has agreed to his request.
The jersey has the brand of SNJ 10000, a surrogate product model of Chennai-based SNJ Distilleries.
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The franchise purchased the England all-rounder, who has to date performed 19 IPL matches scoring 309 runs and selecting 10 wickets, for a whopping Rs seven crore on the 2021 public sale in February. This is the 33-year-old’s second IPL franchise after Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) with whom he performed for 3 seasons.
He had final month expressed his eagerness to taking part in this season for the CSK underneath former Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni.
“I’ve spoken to gamers who’ve performed underneath MS they usually inform me how he improves their sport. I consider a terrific captain does that,” CSK web site quoted Ali as saying.
Chennai Super Kings, for the primary time ever, will put on a redesigned package for IPL 2021. The camouflage on the shoulders is a tribute to Indian Armed Forces. The franchise final month took to Twitter to share a video on social media wherein MS Dhoni could be seen unveiling CSK’s brand-new jersey for the 14th season of the IPL.
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The first match of IPL 2021 can be performed in Chennai on April 9 between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore at 7.30 pm. The ultimate match of IPL 2021 can be performed on May 30 on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.