I will not play Test cricket for England again says Moeen Ali

Moeen made his Test debut in 2014, scoring 2,914 runs in 64 Tests with an average of 28.29, winning 195 wickets

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Moeen Ali said: "I want to enjoy my cricket and it wouldn't be fair to reverse my decision and then fight to give it my all. It's time to close the door on this side of my career." The 35-year-old led England in the T20 series against Pakistan in the absence of Jos Buttler.

England all-rounder Moeen Ali has said he has closed the door on a return to Test cricket after having an "honest" conversation with manager Brendon McCullum.
Moeen made his Test debut in 2014, scoring 2,914 runs in 64 Tests with an average of 28.29, winning 195 wickets.
The 35-year-old all-rounder retired from Test cricket last September but hinted at a comeback in June under England's new management of Brendon McCullum and Ben Stokes. However, in his Daily Mail column, Ali revealed he had told England head coach McCullum he would no longer be available for selection.
England are set to play a three-game Test series against Pakistan in Rawalpindi, Multan and Karachi in December, but Moeen said he would not be there.
"I've had an honest chat with Baz (McCullum) and I can't imagine being stuck in hotels playing to the best of my ability for another month," Moeen wrote in his Daily Mail column on Monday.
"Baz called me, we talked for a long time and I said, 'Sorry, I'm done'. He understands, he knows the feeling. Test cricket is hard work. I'm 35 and I have to give something.
"I want to enjoy my cricket and it wouldn't be fair to reverse my decision and then fight to give it my all. It's time to close the door on this side of my career. Playing 64 Tests for England was a privilege and a dream come true.”
In the absence of the injured Jos Buttler, Moeen captained the England Twenty20 side that won the series 4-3 against Pakistan. He hit 142 carries averaging 142 at a batting average of 159.55, including 2 fifties in the seven-game T20i series. He will be a key player at the T20 World Cup in Australia this month.