Alexander Daniel Hales
|Date of Birth||
January 3, 1989
Right Handed Opening Batsman
Alex Hales is an English professional cricketer, who plays for the national England team since 2011 as an opening batsman. He is a right-handed batsman and represents the Nottinghamshire squad at domestic level.
Alex Hales used to play for all three formats of the game but currently appears in only the shorter formats of cricket. He has started his cricket career from his school days and got the perfect guidance from his father, who had been played as a regular player in the domestic field.
After playing a few school-level matches, Joe Hales came into the limelight in a Cricket Idol T20 tournament at the age of 16. In this match, he scores a shiny inning of 55 with just one single over with the help of three no-balls and got the eye of selectors instantly. apart from his batting ability, the speedy fast-bowling skill of Hales also made him desirable among the new entries in the national U-19 team.
He has played some glorious innings in country cricket and got a chance to enter the national team within a year, after his success in England Lions squad.
After this, he has been played numbers of international limited over-matches including ICC Cricket World Cup Tournament 2015. Unfortunately, he gets involved in some controversies in 2017 and had been dropped by the England and Wales Cricket Board from the upcoming World Cup squad.
(as Compiled by Madhushree Das Ghosh)
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Debut Test Match: at Kingsmead Stadium Vs South Africa on 26th of December in 2015
Last Test Match: at The Oval Stadium Vs Pakistan on 11th of August in 2016
Debut ODI Match: at Sophia Gardens Stadium Vs India on 27th of August in 2014
Last ODI: at Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium Vs West Indies on 2nd of March in 2019
Debut T20I Match: at Old Trafford Stadium Vs India on 31st of August in 2011
Last T20I Match: at Warner Park Stadium Vs West Indies on 10th of March in 2019
Debut IPL Match: at Sawai Mansingh Stadium Vs Rajasthan Royals on 29th of April in 2018
He has scored 573 runs in 11 matches in 1 year of Test career at an average of 27.29 and strike rate of 43.84 including 5 fifties (as on May 10, 2019)
|Achievements/Records Associated With||
Man of the Series on South Africa tour with three consecutive half-centuries in 2016