Tuesday 19 April 2011 

Moeen Ali Signs New Worcestershire Contract

Moeen Ali Signs New Worcestershire Contract
Moeen Ali Signs New Worcestershire Contract
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Worcestershire batsman Moeen Ali has signed a new two-year contract extension that will keep him at New Road until the end of the 2013 season.

The new contract comes after a prolific 2010 season in which he scored 1,260 first-class runs and more than 800 in other competitions, going on to represent the England Lions. make Worcestershire 40/1 to win the CB40 this season

"I have been at the club since 2007 and thoroughly enjoyed my time and have been looked after very well," Ali said.

"I am grateful for the opportunities I have had which have allowed me to develop both my batting and bowling in all forms of the game and I hope to progress further over the coming years and help the Club achieve future success."

Director of Cricket Steve Rhodes added: "Moeen played exceptionally well during 2010 and played a major part in our 4 day promotion push. The development of younger players is paramount to the Club's future and I am delighted to have a talented all round cricketer, such as Moeen, commit his future to the Club."

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