Thomas Masson Moody is currently the coach of Kings XI Punjab, an Indian Premier League franchisee. In the past he has represented Australian Cricket and was a coach of the Sri Lankan cricket team. He started his first class career in Sheffield Shield with Western Australia in the 1985-86 season. He was also a member of Worcestershire and Warwickshire for whom he played in England. Usually, he was a fast scoring and aggressive batsman. In first class cricket, he piled up more than 20,000 runs which were inclusive of 64 centuries. In 1991 while playing for Worcestershire, he accrued 1,387 List A runs which became a record for the county.
He had considerable success in the Australian ODI side and represented the team in 3 World Cups and 2 World Cup finals – in 1987 and 1999. From 1989 to 1992, he played for Australia in 8 Test matches. After his retirement in 2001, he was the director of cricket in Worcestershire, an Australian cricketer’s representative and a coach. After the 2007 Cricket World Cup, he submitted his resignation as the coach of the Sri Lankan cricket team.
Tom Moody has participated in 76 ODIs wherein he has accumulated 1211 runs with 89 as his highest score. He has struck 18 sixers, 74 boundaries and 10 half centuries. His batting average has been 23.28 and he has taken 21 catches. He claimed 52 wickets in the 2797 balls that he bowled while conceding 2014 runs.