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Is Playing Cricket for Money Halal?

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Q: Is earning money by playing cricket halaal? Can one choose cricket as his profession in order to earn money?


A: It is not among the halaal occupations that have been sanctioned by the shariah.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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