Moeen Munir Ali was born on 18 June 1987 in Birmingham, England. He is an English international cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and right arm off-spin bowler who played county cricket for Warwickshire before going to Worcestershire after the 2006 season. Ali stands in for England in all forms of the game in 2015. He won Warwickshire’s NBC Denis Compton Award in both 2004 and 2005 and won for Worcestershire’s NBC Denis Compton Award in 2009. His off-spin is noticeable by a great power spun off-break and a well-hidden arm ball. He was one of the famous Cricketers of the Year in the 2015 Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.
Ali is Muslim, of Pakistani ancestry. He belongs to the Mirpuri community; his grandfather drifted to England from Mirpur, Kashmir. He understands Urdu and Punjabi. He became known liking as “the beard that’s feared” at New Road.
His international cricket career improved up in 2014. He made his first appearance in One Day International Cricket against West Indies. He plays ICC World 20-20 in Bangladesh with the England Squad. England was founding for a spinner after the retirement of Graeme Swann and search Moeen was the best fit for the same. Moeen got to performance his batting style in the second Test when he scored 108 runs and still not out. The left-handed batsman, Ali nearly saved England in the match but could not triumph as James Anderson fell on the last ball.
Moeen Ali is a son of Munir Ali, who runs one of Birmingham’s most highly respected cricket academies.
Ali is the third of four children – one younger and one older brother, and an elder sister. His brothers, Kadeer and Omar, have played for Worcestershire and Herefordshire during two of his cousins, Kabir and Aatif, also played cricket for county teams. Moeen Ali is married and he has a son named Abu Bakr Ali. In January 2015, Ali was nominated for the Best at Sports award at the British Muslim Awards.
Moeen Ali wore “Save Gaza” and “Free Palestine” wristbands in linking with the Gaza war during day 2 of the third Test match in 2014, series against India. The ICC code bars players from “pass on messages which connect to political, religious or racial activities or reasons”. According to the ECB, Moeen’s posture was “humanitarian, not political” and a spokesman specified that “the ECB do not trust he has committed any offense.”
Additionally, Moeen had been transparent by the ECB to wear the bands; the decision was according to rule by the match referee, David Boon.
He has completed his schooling from Moseley School, Birmingham England. After that, he was totally focusing on his international cricket career.
Test Debut: England v Sri Lanka at Lord’s Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood, June 12, 2014
Last Test: India v England at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai, December 16, 2016
ODI Debut: West Indies v England at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, February 28, 2014
Last ODI: India v England at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, January 22, 2017
T20 Debut: West Indies v England at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, March 11, 2014
Last T20: India v England at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore, February 1, 2017
Moeen Ali Net Worth
The owner of the title of “the beard that’s feared” Moeen Ali estimated total net worth in 2017 is approximately around $8 million US dollars in 2017. His basic salary is $875000; test fees $15000, ODI Fee $6250 and T20 Fee is $3125.
Ali is a brand Ambassador of StreetChance, a program supplying free weekly cricket coaching sessions in disadvantaged areas in the UK, run by the Cricket Foundation and Barclays Spaces for Sports. In January 2015, he joined Orphans in Need, an international NGO, as a Global Brand Ambassador and printed the charity’s logo on his bat. Speaking after his stint at the crease, Moeen Ali said, “I enjoy my come back to the community where I grew up playing tape ball cricket. It keeps you sensible.
I hope that, as a brand ambassador for the charity, I can pass on some profitable advice and help motivate children like the ones here today added in StreetChance. “It’s so important that schemes like StreetChance give young people the chances to play cricket and to learn key life skills, wherever they’re from, whatever their background.
A trained psychiatric nurse, Munir Ali quit his job to start coaching his kids’ full time. Today, he runs an academy called MA Cricket in the Sparkhill area of Birmingham, where Moeen grew up.
Moeen Ali has been selected as Professional Cricketer of the Year in the Asian Cricket Awards, to be held at Lord’s on Oct 7.
Ali signed for Warwickshire when he was just 15, hitting a half-century for the county’s Second XI a few days before on his 16th birthday. After more games at this level in 2004, and the first outing for England Under-19’s against their Bangladeshi counterparts he spent the successful winter playing for the Under-19’s on their tour of India.
He made his first appearance for Worcestershire in their ten-wicket win over Loughborough UCCE on 25 April 2007, but had a more poor game, returning 0–92 off 16 overs and being refused for 12 in his only innings.
Ali’s highest first-class score of 250, scored against Glamorgan at New Road, characterized a partnership of 219 with Matt Pardoe.
After retiring from International Cricket, Ali wants to start a chip shop named with “Big Mo’s”, and, wants to clean the toilets in the local mosque.
With his hasty eye, wonderful wrists, readiness to learn and develop and exceptional character, this young man of Pakistani origins is one of the brighter candidates of the England side.
He is the beauty of sport. He may not be a perfect meritocracy, but he is about as close as humanity comes. And surely streets ahead of the rest of society.