Moeen Munir Ali

Player Bio

Born 18 June 1987 England
Age 32 Years, 01 Months, 0 Days
Batting Side Left Handed
Bowling Side Off break
Batting Rank 63
Bowling Rank 25
Teams England, England XI, Matabeleland Tuskers, Worcestershire, Royal Challengers Bangalore, England Under-19, Duronto Rajshahi, England Lions

Batting & Fielding Performance

M
I
N/O
R
HS
100S
50S
4S
6S
AVG
S/R
CT
ST
Test
58
100
8
2769
155
5
14
336
25
30.09
51.44
32
0
ODI
101
82
13
1766
128
3
5
154
60
25.59
104.06
32
0
T20
25
22
6
235
72
0
1
21
9
14.68
118.68
7
0
IPL
112
106
5
2568
115
1
14
269
99
25.42
138.81
36
0

Bowling Performance

I
O
M
R
W
Best
5W
AVG
E/R
S/R
Test
102
1782.2
58
6438
177
6/53
5
36.37
3.61
60.41
ODI
95
775.4
101
4089
84
4/46
0
48.67
5.27
55.40
T20
22
60.2
25
519
15
2/21
0
34.60
8.60
24.13
IPL
90
267.3
112
1980
75
5/34
1
26.40
7.40
21.40

Born in 1987 in the city of Birmingham, Moeen Ali is fondly known as 'the beard that's feared' in his hometown. He was a teenage prodigy and destined for success due to his extraordinary skill-set. Moeen was signed by Warwickshire as a 15-year-old and he didn't waste time in impressing one and all.

Ali also captained England in the 2006 Under-19 World Cup and took his team till the semi-final. Due to limited opportunities at Warwickshire, Moeen switched to the rival county team, Worcestershire. He played a vital role in his side winning the Pro-40 title in 2007 and one of his knocks, a blazing 46-ball century, was much-talked about. After working hard in the domestic circuit and showing his all-round abilities, the national selectors finally picked him for the ODI series against West Indies and the World T20 that followed. It didn't take long for Moeen to break into the English Test team and that was also helped by the untimely retirement of Graeme Swann. His elegance with the bat and ability to bowl useful off-breaks played a big role in his selection. Ali made his Test debut against Sri Lanka at Lord's and in his very second Test, he almost saved the match for his team with a valiant century. Considered as a part-time spinner, Moeen's career graph in Tests jumped to another level when he picked 19 wickets against the touring Indian team and surprised many. Always open to learning, it was later known that Ali benefited from the technical advice from Kumar Dharmasena, who was an umpire in the series. Post that, his Test career went from strength to strength and he established himself as a key member of the England unit. His career in the limited-overs cricket also went well side by side where he usually batted in the top order. However, things changed after the 2015 World Cup debacle and the selectors left him out of the ODI team so he could work on his red ball bowling. The emergence of Alex Hales and Jason Roy at the top of the order increasingly made it tough for Moeen to get his place back but he never lost hope. Soon, he was picked by the selectors with a new role to bat in the lower order and his useful bowling worked as a plus point. In the year 2017, against the visiting South African team, Moeen Ali created a record by becoming the first player in Test history to take 25 wickets and score 250-plus runs in a 4-match Test series. A player for all formats, Moeen has become a vital cog in England's game plan and his disciplined approach has given him and his team immense success.

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Cricket World Cup 2019 POINTS TABLE

Team
P
W
D
L
PTS
9
7
1
1
15
9
7
0
2
14
9
6
0
3
12
9
5
1
3
11
9
5
1
3
11
9
3
2
4
8
9
3
1
5
7
9
3
1
5
7
9
2
1
6
5
9
0
0
9
0

Moeen Munir Ali News

World Cup 2019: Moeen Ali plays 100th ODI, gets congratulated by Steven Gerrard

England's Cricket World Cup encounter against Sri Lanka is Moeen Ali's 100th ODI for England.

Watch: Faf du Plessis takes a stunner to dismiss Moeen Ali

Faf du Plessis dominated in the field by taking three catches in the World Cup 2019 opener including a splendid catch in the deep to dismiss Moeen Ali

IPL 2019: Trend spotting Moeen Ali’s knack of hitting first, and last ball, for a six

Ten of Moeen Ali's 17 sixes this IPL 2019 have come off the first, or last, delivery of an over; a refreshing case of rhyme and reason amidst all the mindless hitting.

Stump mics can curb sledging in cricket, believes England’s Moeen Ali

England all-rounder Moeen Ali said that it's "time for people to behave themselves" and that the stump-mics should remain turned up so as to dissuade players from "getting personal"

WATCH: Moeen Ali picks up wicket bowling seam in County Championship match

Moeen Ali bagged a wicket bowling seam for Worcestershire in the County Championship Division 1 match against Yorkshire.