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Moeen & Rashid run away as England celebrate WC victory by champagne
Moeen & Rashid

A video of England all-rounder Moeen Ali & leg-spinner Adil Rashid running away from champagne spray during England’s World Cup final celebrations has went viral. Reacting to it, a fan tweeted, “Well done to them sticking to their beliefs. Top blokes, top players.” “I love how Adil’s pushing Moeen to move faster whilst still looking over his shoulder!” wrote another.

England was crowned new world champions in the most dramatic fashions after the match went to the Super Over which also ended in a tie.

Eoin Morgan’s men were declared winners because the number of boundaries hit came into play.

England’s players erupted in celebration after the historic triumph at Lord’s & wild scenes from the ground were quite visible.

Moeen Ali & Adil Rashid left England’s team celebrations after their World Cup triumph at Lord’s on Sunday when Jonny Bairstow popped the cork & started spraying his team with champagne.

Moeen Ali & Adil Rashid are Muslim & their faith forbids them from consuming alcohol. The two spinners were celebrating with the team at the podium but made a hasty exit when Bairstow sprayed the players with champagne.

Both Moeen & Rashid joined their England teammates after the champagne celebration ended.

Speaking at the post-match press conference, England captain Eoin Morgan said the cultural diversity of the players epitomizes the team.

“We had Allah with us as well. I spoke to Adil Rashid, he said Allah was definitely with us. I said we had the rub of the green. That actually epitomizes our team.

“We’re from quite diverse backgrounds & cultures & guys grow up in different countries. To actually find humor in the situation we were in at times was pretty cool,” Morgan said.

However, a few people on social media said England should have celebrated in a way which made Moeen Ali & Adil Rashid comfortable.

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