Moeen Munir Ali
|Date of Birth||
June 18, 1987
Left handed Batting all-rounder
England, Duronto Rajshahi, England Lions, England Performance Programme, England Under-19s, Matabeleland Tuskers, Moors Sports Club, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Warwickshire, Worcestershire
Moeen Munir Ali is an English international cricketer, who has been playing for the national England team since 2014. He is an all-rounder and represents the Warwickshire team in county cricket. He was born in Birmingham in 1987 and started playing cricket professionally at the age of 15. Moeen Ali is a British by nationality and belongs to the Mirapuri Muslim community.
He began his domestic career with county’s second XI team and appeared in England Under-19 team as his first outing in 2004. The very next year, Moeen Ali made his first-class debut in domestic cricket and consequently entered the Under-19 Cricket World Cup team in 2016. After playing a few list-A domestic tournaments, Moeen Ali got a chance to appear in the international cricket team of the country in 2014. His impactful performance gave him a chance to enter in the 2015 World Cup team. With this golden chance, Moeen Ali has made a permanent place in the national team and keeps serving his country with both batting and bowling. It is his skill of off-spin that helps him to gain the chance to support the national team when in needs.
He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm off break bowler, who made his IPL debut with Royal Challengers Bangalore team in 2018. He played in the IPL 2019 tournament and was also part of the 2019 World Cup England squad.
Debut Test Match: at Lord’s Stadium Vs Sri Lanka on 12th of June in 2014
Debut ODI Match: at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium Vs West Indies on 28th of February in 2014
Debut T20I Match: at Kensington Oval Stadium Vs West Indies on 11th of March in 2014
Debut IPL Match: at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Vs Hyderabad on 7th of May 2018
He has scored 2769 runs in 58 matches in 5 years of Test career at an average of 30.1 and strike rate of 51.45 including 5 hundreds and 14 fifties (as on May 8, 2019)
He has taken 177 wickets in 58 matches in just 5 years of Test career at an average of 36.37 including 5 five-wicket hauls and 1 ten-wicket haul (as on May 8, 2019)
|Achievements/Records Associated With||
Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2015