Follow Us:
Saturday, August 13, 2022

No request made by Moeen Ali to remove any logo: CSK

Chennai Super Kings have denied reports of Moeen Ali requesting removal of a logo from his jersey.

Written by Rahul Sadhu |
Updated: April 5, 2021 2:45:33 pm
moeen aliMoeen Ali scored 357 runs from 15 innings for CSK in the IPL last year, while also accounting for six wickets from 15 games with his off-spin bowling. (CSK/File)

After reports emerged of England all-rounder Moeen Ali requesting Chennai Super Kings (CSK) management to remove a certain sponsor logo from his jersey due to his faith’s ban on alcohol, CSK CEO Kasi Vishwanathan on Monday stated that no such requests had been made. There were also reports suggesting that the Super Kings had agreed to Moeen’s request for removal of the logo.

“It was misquoted and nobody has raised that point,” Vishwanathan told the

“Not even the player and neither have we spoken about it and no request was made to remove any such logo,” he added.

Ali, who is a practising Muslim, does not sport logos of alcohol brands for his national team or any other domestic side. CSK’s jersey has the logo of a SNJ 10000, which is a Chennai-based SNJ Distilleries beer brand.

Subscriber Only Stories
What three letters, part of the Lahore Conspiracy Case, will be part of a...Premium
Seven decades since Independence, it’s high time our films reflecte...Premium
India still fails its women, 75 years after IndependencePremium
Cricket chases the American dreamPremium

Moeen Ali, was a part of the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the previous season. However, this time he will present the men in yellow after he was bought for 7 crores.

Earlier, Ali had expressed his excitement about playing under the leadership of former India captain MS Dhoni.

“I’ve spoken to players who have played under MS and they tell me how he improves their game. I believe a great captain does that,” Moeen was quoted as saying by the CSK website.


“I think it’s something on every player’s wish list to play under MS. I think it’s the confidence and the clarity he gives people. It’s exciting,” he added.

📣 Join our Telegram channel (The Indian Express) for the latest news and updates

For all the latest Sports News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard
First published on: 05-04-2021 at 02:43:18 pm

Featured Stories