Moeen Ali, the experienced all-rounder of England and captain of Sharjah Warriors in the International T20 League, has praised Virat Kohli. He has described Kohli as his favorite player. Also, IPL team Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni called inspirational. Sharjah Warriors will have their first match against MI Emirates in the International T20 League on Friday.
Moeen Ali Named Kohli when asked about his favorite Indian Cricketer
When Moeen Ali like Virat Kohli a lot. He is definitely someone you want to play with. Must spend time with them. He is very different. Haven’t met a player with a personality like him.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is very Inspirational
Moeen further added, “Cricket wise there are many great players here, but as a person I really like Virat. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is very inspirational.” When Moeen was asked why Indian fans should support his team Sharjah Warriors, he said, “We are underdogs. There are no superstars in our team, but we have fighting spirit. We can show that spirit and Indian fans would love to see us.”
“You want to settle in as a team as quickly as possible,” said MI Emirates captain Kieron Pollard ahead of the match against Sharjah Warriors. Talking about MI Emirates, New Zealand’s Shane Bond is the head coach of the team. Huh. Bond is the bowling coach of Mumbai Indians in IPL. To assist them, former India wicket-keeper Parthiv Patel has been appointed as the batting coach, former fast bowler Vinay Kumar as the bowling coach and former New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin as the fielding coach of MI Emirates.