ALEX HALES

  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs England, 4th ODI December 7, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Toss: England have won the toss and have opted to bat against Lanka. England will be high on confidence after winning the last ODI and will be hoping to level series today. Sri Lanka at the moment lead series 2-1. Sri...
  • As it happened: England vs India, 3rd ODI August 30, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Fresh from the moraleboosting win in Cardiff, India will look to take an unbeatable lead in the ODI series against England by winning the third ODI at Nottingham after the first game was washed out by rain. Suresh Raina turned...
  • Alex Hales eager to forge opening partnership with Alastair Cook August 30, 2014

    Nottingham: Alex Hales said on Friday he was looking forward to establish a oneday international opening partnership with Alastair Cook despite all the calls for the England captain to quit limited overs cricket. Former England offspinner Graeme Swann, labelled a "socalled friend" by Cook earlier in the week, reiterated on Friday...
  • Nottingham ODI could be a highscoring game, says Alex Hales August 29, 2014

    Nottingham: Having been part of the Nottinghamshire County team for about six years since 2008, England's latest recruit Alex Hales has said that he is looking forward to taking on India in the third ODI here tomorrow. It will be a special occasion for the youngster, who will be playing his...
  • As it happened: India vs England, 2nd ODI August 27, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) With offfield matters taking precedence over onfield performance, Indian cricket is in need of a cracking show by its team at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Wednesday, where weather permitting the visitors take on England in the second...
  • 2nd ODI: A cracking win over England need of the hour for India August 27, 2014

    With offfield matters taking precedence over onfield performance, Indian cricket is in need of a cracking show by its team at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Wednesday, where weather permitting the visitors take on England in the second ODI after a washout in the first. India captain...
  • Rain washes out 1st EnglandIndia ODI without a ball being bowled August 25, 2014

    Bristol: The first of the five oneday internationals between England and India has been abandoned without a ball being bowled because of rain at the County Ground. Rain began to fall before the start of play and the match was abandoned at 1:30 p.m. local time, three hours after the scheduled start. It...
  • As it happened: England vs India, 1st ODI August 25, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After getting humiliated in the Test series, India would look to redeem their campaign when they take on England in the first onedayer in Bristol. The visitors would be more comfortable in the 50over format after being boosted by fresh...
  • Youngsters hold the key as India look to change fortune in first ODI August 25, 2014

    After getting humiliated in the Test series, India would look to redeem their campaign when they take on England in the first onedayer in Bristol. The visitors would be more comfortable in the 50over format after being boosted by fresh faces for the fivematch series. This ODI series provides India with...
  • New opening partner no worry for Alastair Cook August 25, 2014

    London: England captain Alastair Cook does not expect his role in the oneday setup to change should he find himself opening alongside Alex Hales rather than Ian Bell during the upcoming series with world champions India. Fresh from their 31 Test success against the tourists, England face India in the first...
  • Alex Hales to open batting against India August 24, 2014

    England captain Alastair Cook has confirmed Alex Hales will make his oneday debut and open the batting for England in the upcoming fivematch series against India. Hales, 25, is a regular in the England Twenty20 side but now has the chance to stake his claim for a place in England's squad...
  • India seek fresh start with fresh faces in ODIs August 24, 2014

    Their morale battered by the Test series debacle, India would look to make a fresh beginning and salvage lost pride when they take on England in a fivematch ODI cricket series starting here on Monday. On one hand, the Indians will be distracted by the 13 series loss in the Test...
  • Glad that IPL shut the door on me, says Alex Hales August 20, 2014

    London: Having received his maiden callup in the England ODI squad, hardhitting batsman Alex Hales feels that the IPL snub he got during last edition, helped him turn into a better player. In 2013, Nottinghamshire refused to release him for the IPL and during the last edition, dashing batsman was not...
  • Stuart Broad left out of England ODI squad to face India August 19, 2014

    Strike bowler Stuart Broad, one of the heroes of England's 31 Test series victory against India, was on Monday left out of a 15man squad for the five oneday internationals between the two teams. Broad, who played for England at The Oval despite having a broken nose and two black eyes...
  • T20I: Thisara Perera, Lasith Malinga star in close win over England May 21, 2014

    London: Sri Lanka weathered a belligerent knock of 66 from Alex Hales to beat England by nine runs on Tuesday in their first Twenty20 international since winning the world title last month. Allrounder Thisara Perera smashed 49 off 20 balls to lift the Sri Lankans to 183 for 7 after being...
  • As it happened: England vs Sri Lanka, Only T20I May 20, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: England won the toss and elected to field Playing XIs: England: Alex Hales, Michael Carberry, Ian Bell, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Jos Buttler, Ravi Bopara, Chris Jordan, Chris Woakes, James Tredwell, Harry Gurney Sri Lanka: Kushal Janith Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan,...
  • England want more T20 heroics against Sri Lanka May 20, 2014

    England will hope history repeats itself when they begin their international programme against Sri Lanka with a lone Twenty20 international at The Oval on Tuesday. One of the few highlights for England during a recent tour programme that saw them surrender the Ashes 50 came in March was when Alex Hales'...
  • As it happened: World T20, England vs Netherlands March 31, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Asked to chase 133 by the Dutch, England crumbled to 88 all out and lost by 45 runs, ending their 2014 World T20 campaign on a sorry note. Toss and team news: England skipper Stuart Broad won the toss and opted...
  • South Africa in World T20 semis, England eliminated March 29, 2014

    South Africa sailed into the World Twenty20 semi-finals with a three-run victory over England in their super 10 Group 1 match in Chittagong on Saturday. England slumped out of contention for a place in the last four after falling short of a 197-run victory target in the face of some impressive...
  • As it happened: England vs South Africa, World Twenty20 March 29, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: England have won the toss and elected to bowl against South Africa at Chittagong. Playing XIs: South Africa: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wk), AB de Villiers (capt), Jean-Paul Duminy, Farhaan Behardien, David Miller, Albie Morkel, Dale Steyn, Beuran Hendricks, Wayne...
  • It's my best knock: Alex Hales March 28, 2014

    Chittagong: Alex Hales had no hesitation in declaring that his whirlwind 116-run knock, which scripted England's sensational win over Sri Lanka, was his best. Hales's fabulous knock, laced with 17 boundaries, blew away the Lankan bowlers, who also struggled to grip the ball due to heavy dew. "Centuries in this format...
  • World T20: Ton-up Hales powers England to victory over Sri Lanka March 27, 2014

    Chittagong: Alex Hales hit a sensational unbeaten hundred as England pulled off a dramatic six-wicket win over Sri Lanka to throw open the Group 1 for semifinal places at the World Twenty20 on Thursday. Chasing a huge 190-run target, England rode on Hales' magnificent maiden T20 hundred to overhaul the target...
  • West Indies defeat England by 5 wickets, win Twenty20 series March 12, 2014

    Barbados: Medium-pacer Krishmar Santokie claimed 4 for 21 to limit England and captain Darren Sammy slammed an unbeaten 30 off nine balls to power West Indies home by five wickets in the second Twenty20 on Tuesday. The West Indies took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series with the final...
  • England's Hales becomes No.1 ranked T20 batsman September 1, 2013

    Chester-le-Street: England's Alex Hales has become the number-one ranked batsmen in the International Cricket Council Twenty20 rankings after his match-winning innings against Australia on Saturday. Nottinghamshire opener Hales's 94, off just 61 balls, provided the platform for England's 27-run win that saw them level the two-match series at 1-1. Hales received 65...
  • England beat Australia by 27 runs to win the 2nd T20 August 31, 2013

    Chester-Le-Street: England leveled the Twenty20 series against Australia with a 27-run win in their second and final game on Saturday. Alex Hales hit 94 runs from 61 balls but missed the chance to become the first England batsman to score an international Twenty20 century. Hales, who combined in a 111-run partnership...
  • 2nd T20: England look to avoid another Finch master-class August 30, 2013

    Durham: England might still be recovering from the storm Aaron Finch created with his devastating knock. The 26-year-old from Victoria smashed 156 off just 63 balls, hitting more sixes (14) than fours (11) as Australia posted a mammoth 248 in 20 overs in the first Twenty20 international at The Rose...
  • 3rd T20: England thrash NZ by 10 wickets, clinch series 21 February 15, 2013

    Wellington: Alex Hales and Michael Lumb shared an unbroken 143run opening partnership to guide England to a 10wicket win over New Zealand on Friday, clinching the threegame Twenty20 series 21. Hales struck 80 from 42 balls and Lumb 53 from 34 in a record firstwicket stand which saw England take...
  • 1st T20, Eng vs NZ: As it happened February 9, 2013

    Auckland: Luke Wright hit a 20ball 42 and took 2 for 29 as England bossed New Zealand at Eden Park. England's 214 for 7 was their highest total in Twenty20 internationals. The tourists lead the series 10 after this 40run win. Read on for updates of the match: New Zealand 174...