Karachi, September 4
Pakistan’s cricket workforce captain in shorter codecs, Babar Azam has instructed his English county Somerset that he wouldn’t show the emblem of any alcohol beverage firm on his shirt throughout the ongoing T20 Blast in England.
Babar, who joined Somerset after Pakistan’s tour ended on Tuesday, was seen sporting a shirt which had the emblem of an alcohol firm on his again.
Not surprisingly, it led to backlash within the social media however a supply near the Pakistan captain confirmed he had made it clear in his contract with Somerset he wouldn’t promote any alcohol firm brand.
“Apparently the emblem was on the again of Babar’s shirt by mistake and the county has assured him it will likely be eliminated for the following match,” mentioned the supply.
Babar in his first look for Somerset scored 42 runs and took a shocking catch to guide his workforce to a 16-run victory.
In the previous, Muslim gamers representing different groups together with England, South Africa and Australia have refused to put on kits displaying brand of any alcohol drinks firm regardless of having to endure huge losses in earnings from their respective cricket boards.
Hashim Amla and Imran Tahir in South Africa, Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid in England are just a few examples.
The Pakistan cricket board permitted just a few of its gamers together with Babar, Imad Wasim and Shaheen Shah Afridi to remain again in England and play the T20 blast event. PTI