Moeen Ali IPL Career

Last Modified Mar 29, 2024 13:09 IST
Moeen Ali IPL Career
Image Courtesy - Moeen Ali's Instagram

Moeen Ali an English all-rounder made his IPL debut in 2018 for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He got to play in only 5 matches in which he scored merely 77 runs and took 3 wickets. The following year, Moeen Ali got more opportunities to show his potential. In the 11 matches, he scored 220 runs at an average of 27.50 and an incredible strike rate of 165.41. Also, he took 6 wickets while maintaining an impressive economy rate of 6.76 runs per over.


In 2020, he featured in only three IPL matches. He took only 1 wicket and scored 12 runs. The following year, Moeen Ali was released from the team and was bought by the Chennai Super Kings franchise. In 2021, he played 15 matches for CSK and scored 357 runs while also picking up 6 wickets. Ali had a batting average of 25.50 and a strike rate of 137.30. Although he picked up only 6 wickets, Ali did the job of containing the opposition’s run rate as he had an economy rate of merely 6.35 runs per over. He played an important role in helping CSK lift their fourth IPL trophy.


In 2022, Ali missed a few matches due to an ankle injury he suffered while training. In the 10 IPL matches that he participated in, Ali scored 244 runs at an average of 24.40 and a strike rate of 137.85. He scored his highest IPL score of 93 against Rajasthan Royals in the last match of the season. With the ball, Ali was just as economical as in previous seasons. While picking up 8 wickets, Ali maintained an economy rate of 6.63 runs per over.


IPL Debut Year2018
RoleBatting all-rounder
IPL TeamChennai Super Kings
Batting StyleLeft-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm Off-Spin
NationalityEnglish
Current Auction Price₹8.00 Crores
Last IPL Season Runs/Wickets124/9


Moeen Ali IPL Teams from 2018-2024

English Southpaw made his IPL debut in 2018 with RCB and was with them for three years. In 2021 he was brought by CSK, and he has been with him till date.


Year Team
2018Royal Challengers Bangalore
2019Royal Challengers Bangalore
2020Royal Challengers Bangalore
2021Chennai Super Kings
2022Chennai Super Kings
2023Chennai Super Kings
2024Chennai Super Kings



Moeen Ali’s IPL Runs Year Wise

English all-rounder has played 59 games since his debut and scored 1034 runs with an average of 22.48 and a strike rate of 143.02. He mostly comes in the middle and lower middle order where his ability to strike the ball and run quickly helps the team. He scored 357 runs in 2021 which is his highest score of any season. He has five fifties in his IPL career.


YearMATRunsHSAVGSR100s50s4s6sCT
20185776519.25167.3901462
2019112206627.50165.410216171
2020312114.0075.0000101
2021153575825.50137.300131197
2022102449324.40137.850124115
2023151242317.71136.26001264
Career5910349322.48143.0205885920




Moeen Ali IPL Wickets Year-Wise

Moeen Ali IPL Career
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In 59 IPL games, Moeen Ali has taken 33 wickets with an average of 24.91 and an economy of 6.95. In his IPL career, he hasn’t been picked that many wickets but at 822 runs in 710 balls he has a decent economy for a T20 setup. After Mitchel Santner he is the best economical bowler of CSK.


YearMATOverRunsWicketsBBMAVGSRECN4W
2018513.19731/1332.3326.337.370
20191125.016962/1828.1725.006.760
202035.04211/2142.0030.008.400
20211525.216163/726.8325.336.360
20221023.515883/1319.7517.886.630
20231526.019594/2621.6717.337.501
Career59118.2822334/2624.9121.526.951


Moeen Ali’s IPL Auction Price

Moeen Ali was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise in the 2018 IPL auction for Rs. 1.70 crores. For the next couple of years, he was retained by his team. In 2021, RCB released the English all-rounder, who Chennai Super Kings later picked up for Rs. 7.00 crores in the auction. CSK could not retain Moeen Ali the following year ahead of the 2022 IPL Mega Auction. CSK had to buy Moeen Ali in the auctions for Rs. 8 crores and retained him in 2023 and 2024.


Year Price Team
2018INR 1.70 croreRoyal Challengers Bangalore
2019INR 1.70 croreRoyal Challengers Bangalore
2020INR 1.70 croreRoyal Challengers Bangalore
2021INR 7 croreChennai Super Kings
2022INR 8 croreChennai Super Kings
2023INR 8 croreChennai Super Kings
2024INR 8 croreChennai Super Kings



Moeen Ali’s Records in IPL

Moeen has not created enough records in the IPL but his major record has been mentioned below.


Moeen Ali As Bowler


Record Stats
2nd best economical bowler of CSKMoeen Ali has a career economy of 6.95 which is second best for CSK after Mitchell Santner (6.88).


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FAQs on Moeen Ali

Moeen Ali has played 59 matches in his IPL career and scored 1034 runs with an average of 22.48 and five half-centuries.

Moeen Ali was retained by his team CSK in the 2024 IPL.

As of March 2024, Moeen Ali is 36 years old. He was born on 18 June 1987.

Moeen Ali announced his retirement from Test cricket in 2021 but later in the Ashes 2023, he came back from his retirement. Ali took the final retirement after the series.

Moeen Ali made his IPL debute in 2014 for Royal Challenegers Bangalore. He played five games in his debut season and scored 77 runs, he also took three wickets.

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