About MM Ali
Moeen Munir Ali is 31 years old English left-handed batman and right arm off break bowler. He is considered to be an all-rounder international cricketer who started playing for England national team from 2014. He is now playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League.
MM Ali was born on 18th June 1987 in Birmingham, West Midlands, England as Moeen Munir Ali to a taxi driver and psychiatric nurse father. His family holds the roots in Pakistan administrated Kashmir with him belonging to Mirpuri community. He also has two brothers; Kadeer and Omar in family having same profession. He is well fluent in Urdu and Punjabi language. His other fellow cricketers include Naqash Tahir, Kabir Ali and Rawait Khan.
MM Ali started his career at age 15 by playing for Warwickshire and making his half-century for the county’s Second XI. He played for the club enjoying a successful stint and winning the NBC Dennis Compton Award for two years in a row 2004 and 2005. He even joined England’s Under-19 squad receiving the
captaincy for the 2006 World Cup. Under his leadership, the team reached up to semi-finals after making a come back from 11-0 drubbing received in Bangladesh earlier in the same year. After 2006 season he played for Worcestershire as a consistent performer in the game thus getting the title of acting captain at the start of 2011 season after Daryl Mitchell got injured in a game.
He turned out to be a shinning star in 2013 season after scoring 1,375 runs in 17 First-Class games. The game score included four tons and eight fifties with 31 wickets on his bowling skills. The performance brought him place in England Performance Programme tour to Australia, England Lions’ trip to Sri Lanka and the most prestigious Professional Cricketers Association’s player of the year award. This was just the beginning of his career and he made his ODI debut in February 2014 against West Indies. He also played for 2014 T20 WC in Bangladesh whereas in test series he played his first match against Sri Lanka at Lord’s and made 48 in his innings. His 2015 World Cup side presented him as an explosive player and soon after ECB decision to allow their players in IPL he got picked up by Royal Challengers for INR 1.7 crore. He got the chance in fourth game to score 64 with a 107-run stand with AB de Villiers thus making his place permanent for the next coming seasons. Recently, he managed to get placed in England’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
He has received nomination at British Muslim Awards under Best at sport category in 2015.
It is approximately around $8 million.