TDN World Desk: Sunday’s thrilling World Cup final between England and New Zealand leaves the cricket-lovers still spell-bound and keep them overwhelmed with an everlasting memories. But what draws the attention of the world is Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali avoiding the ceremonial champagne shower during trophy celebration.
On Sunday, during post- victory celebration, Muslim cricketers of England team Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid, were noticed rushing out the dais when their fellow teammates are about to open Champagne bottles.
The practicing Muslims don’t drink alcohol and they even refrain from showing allegiance or encouraging people to buy or sell alcohol products as in Islam alcohol is strictly prohibited.
But, in front of the world, while millions cricket fans are there whose views on alcohol is quite contrary, it is not that easy to uphold with that principle of Islam.
For that reason, many social media users have astounded by these Muslim cricketers, they praised their action and see it as real bravery.
One twitterati Zafar Abbas wrote, ”
Good to see these guys Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid preserving Islamic values in an environment where Champagne flows for free !”
Check out @PaulEmbery’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/PaulEmbery/status/1150529722314579970?s=09
However some people find it to be funny exiting dias during champagne spray.