Chennai: England all-rounder Moeen Ali has requested the Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) administration to take away the alcohol model brand from his match jersey resulting from 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.
The franchise purchased the England all-rounder, who has to this point performed 19 IPL matches scoring 309 runs and selecting 10 wickets, for a whopping Rs seven crore on the 2021 public sale in February. That 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 beneath former Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni.
“I’ve spoken to gamers who’ve performed beneath MS and so they inform me how he improves their sport. I consider an ideal captain does that,” CSK web site quoted Ali as saying.
Chennai Tremendous 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 during which MS Dhoni may be seen unveiling CSK’s brand-new jersey for the 14th season of the IPL.
The primary match of IPL 2021 will likely 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 will likely be performed on Might 30 on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.