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Moeen Ali to finish his career with Worcestershire
By Aditya Pratap - Oct 26, 2017 10:46 am
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England all-rounder Moeen Ali has signed a new five-year deal with Worcestershire, who has received a promotion in County Championship on Wednesday. Ali has still one year left in his previous contract.

However, with the new developments are enforced in England’s cricketing structure, Moeen has to play until 2022. Thus, it is highly likely that he will end his career with Worcestershire.

The 30-year-old started his career with Warwickshire by signing them from 2006 to 2022 deal. Now, he will end his career with the new county team. Ali played in three promotional matches for Worcestershire and scored fifties in all three.

Ali quoted to BBC after signing this deal “its happy days. To commit my future and probably the rest of my career to Worcestershire is a fantastic feeling.”

Steve Rhodes, the Director of Worcestershire, said about Ali’s inclusion, “Moeen is our England player and it’s important for us to have an England player. It’s also important for our dressing room, our players, our staff and our members and supporters and everyone involved at the club.”

He added “It sends a message to other clubs that our better players don’t feel the need to be elsewhere. They want to be on this journey to success and in Moeen’s case, he has stayed loyal to the club in signing this longer deal.”

“He is in such a rich vein of form internationally and on the back of a wonderful season, he is turning himself into one of the best all-rounders in the world in international cricket,” concluded Rhodes.

Birmingham Born cricketer will be seen in action during the forthcoming Ashes down under, which will be his first Ashes tour there.

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