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Alex Hales

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Full Name: Alexander Daniel Hales
Born: January 3 1989 , Hillingdon, Middlesex
Country: England
County: Nottinghamshire
Other teams: England Lions, England Under-19s, Melbourne Renegades, Mumbai Indians
Test debut: South Africa v England, Durban, Dec 26-30 2015
ODI debut: England v India, Cardiff, Aug 27 2014
T20 debut: England v India, Old Trafford, Aug 31 2011
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium


A top-order batsman who uses his 6’ 5” frame to good effect, Hales found early fame when, aged 16, he hit 52 runs off an over playing at London County Cricket Club’s Founders Day on the Nursery Ground at Lord’s in 2005. He helped his team score 77 off the final two overs - the last of which was bowled by former England spinner Min Patel - to win, and finished unbeaten on 114. Hales spent two years with MCC Young Cricketers before signing for Nottinghamshire in 2008 on the back of a successful trial. Despite scoring heavily in the second XI, he played just one first-team game that summer...

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