Twitter Reacts As Moeen Ali Decides To Quit Test Cricket For Shorter Formats

In a disappointing development for the fans of the England Test cricket team, the squad’s star all-rounder Moeen Ali has reportedly made up his mind to quit Test cricket and focus on the white-ball forms of the game. Ali was recently playing for the England cricket team in the ICC World Test Championship series against the Indian cricket team.

Ali is 34 years old right now. He has played 64 Test matches for the England cricket team so far, scoring 2,914 runs at a strike rate of 51.14. His highest score in the longest format of the game has been 155*, while his batting average has been close to 30. Moeen generally played in the middle-order for the England Test cricket team.

Moeen Ali has taken one 10-wicket match-haul in Test cricket

Speaking of his numbers in the bowling unit, the right-arm off-spin bowler has bagged 195 wickets in 112 Test innings. His best figures with the ball have been 6/53, while his best match figures are 10/112. Moeen Ali has bowled at an economy rate of 3.61 runs per over. His bowling average is 36.66, and his bowling strike rate is 60.70.


Shedding some light on his achievements as an all-rounder, Moeen has smashed five centuries and 14 half-centuries. He has hit 355 fours and 30 sixes, while also taking 40 catches as a fielder. Ali has 13 four-wicket hauls to his name. He has taken five 5-wicket hauls and a solitary 10-wicket match-haul in the longest format of the sport.

Twitter reacts to the English all-rounder’s big decision

According to reports, Moeen Ali has informed the England Test cricket team captain Joe Root and the team’s head coach Chris Silverwood about his intentions to leave Test cricket. Ali is currently playing for the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL.

Cricket fans on Twitter had different reactions to the big decision made by Ali. Here’s a look at the top reactions:







Vinay Chhabria is a cricket and WWE enthusiast who supports Roman Reigns and Gujarat Titans. He has been following cricket for the last 15 years and WWE since 2016.

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