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Cricket Australia has granted Fawad Ahmed's request to not wear the logo of tour sponsor Victoria Bitter during the limited overs tour of England and Scotland.

Ahmed, who left Pakistan in 2009 as a refugee and gained Australian citizenship last month, reportedly informed Cricket Australia that he was not comfortable wearing the VB logo due to his Islamic beliefs.

His Australian shirt did not display the VB logo during his breakthrough Twenty20 performance against England at Chester-le-Street on Saturday, during which he claimed figures of 3-25.


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