England’s legendary all-rounder Moeen Ali has signaled his retirement. ICC ODI World Cup will be played in India this year. Moeen Ali may announce his retirement from ODI cricket after the ODI World Cup. The English cricketer has also explained the reason behind this. Moeen Ali retired from Test cricket earlier and is currently active in limited overs cricket.
He himself explained that the ODI World Cup to be played in India this year is Moeen Ali’s priority. Speaking to the media, Moin said, “I don’t set a lot of targets. But I want to do it in the upcoming World Cup. Hopefully, we will win this World Cup and then it will be decided.” Moin also commented on his retirement.
“I am not saying that I will or will not retire,” Moin said. At the age of 35, seven-eight months is too much. It’s a time where I look up to Liam Livingstone and Will Jacks. I think my work is done. I want the players to be ready for the next World Cup.” Meanwhile, young players like Liam Livingstone and Will Jacks have proved their quality in the recent past by putting up tremendous performances.
“I have not reached a decision yet. But I guess what I should do. When I see new players coming into the team, it really makes me happy. It’s best for the team,” concluded Moeen Ale. Meanwhile, considering Moeen’s career, he has played 64 Tests, 129 ODIs and 73 T20 Internationals for England. During this time he scored 2914 runs in Tests, 2212 runs in ODIs and 1064 runs in T20 format. As far as bowling is concerned, he took 195, 99 and 42 wickets respectively in these three formats.
(Moeen Ali may retire from ODI cricket after the upcoming 2023 World Cup)