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Moeen Ali is one of the 15 players who have been named in the England squad to play the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. Moeen Ali, who made his one-day international debut on 28-Feb-14, had played 92 ODI matches until the 2019 World Cup. In the 74 innings he batted in, he had scored a total of 1645 runs, having faced 1589 balls, at an average of 26.11 and a strike rate of 103.52. He was unbeaten in 11 of those innings. His highest score in an innings was 128. He had 3 centuries and 5 half-centuries to his name. In the bowling department, Moeen Ali had bowled 4216 balls and taken 78 wickets while conceding a total of 3668 runs. He had an average of 47.03 and an economy rate of 5.22 His best ODI bowling performance was 4/1. 

A batting all-rounder from England, Moeen Ali bats left-handed and is a right-arm off-spinner. He played county cricket for Warwickshire before moving to Worcestershire after the 2006 season.
Ali represents England in all formats of the game. His off-spin is marked by a strongly spun off-break and a well-concealed arm ball. He was named one of the Cricketers of the Year in the 2015 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. 
Ali was included in the English Squad for the 2014 ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. Before the tournament, the squad played the West Indies in a limited overs series, and Ali made his ODI debut against the West Indies on 28 February 2014. He scored 44 runs before being dismissed and took his maiden ODI wicket. 

Ali was part of England's 2014 World T20 squad. He managed 49 runs in 4 matches and ending up wicketless.
He made his Test debut for England against Sri Lanka. In the second Test of the series he made his maiden century in the second innings.
Ali took his first 5 wicket haul in test cricket against India. In the first ODI of the seven-match series in Sri Lanka, Ali hit 119 off just 87 balls although it was not enough to prevent a defeat for England.
He scored a century in the 2015 World Cup but was ruled out later due to injury and appeared for the side in the West Indies tour. He became a regular in the team and was later picked for 2015 Ashes series where he had a decent show weith the batand ball, he was also a part of the team for the Pakistan and South Africa series.
In the T20 World Cup, Ali kept the good show with the bat and ball and but couldn't help the team win in the final of the tournament. He established as an all-rounder in the Test as well as ODIs. His breakthrough point in Test career came against South Africa at home, where he bagged 25 wickets whilst piling up 261 runs in 4 Tests for which he was accorded with the Player of the Series award.
In the shorter forms, Moeen has a handy player as he has the ability to score quick runs.


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