We take a look at the facts & figures of Moeen Ali.
Full name: Moeen Munir Ali
Born: June 18, 1987, Birmingham
Current age: 27 years
Major teams: England, Duronto Rajshahi, England Lions, England Performance Programme, England Under-19s, Matabeleland Tuskers, Moors Sports Club, Warwickshire, Worcestershire
Height: 6 ft 0 in
Batting style: Left-hand bat
Bowling style: Right-arm off break
The man with the second-best beard in world cricket is an exciting prospect, with bat and ball.
Moeen has been one of the few bright lights for England recently, and has stepped into the opener void left by Alastair Cook to partner Ian Bell with aplomb.
With the ball, he’s started to show that he’s not a part-timer, and his bowling average decreases with every game.