Alex Hales has scored more than 10 thousand runs in T20
No other player from England has been able to do this
New Delhi. Alex Hales is considered one of the aggressive batsmen of England. However, he has been a target of team management due to bad behavior. He was dropped from the team due to drugs. Due to this he could not even play the World Cup 3 years ago, but this player has made a great comeback after 42 months. The England team is currently on a tour of Pakistan. In the first match of the 7-match T20 series (PAK vs ENG), England defeated Pakistan by 6 wickets. Hales scored a half-century. The 33-year-old batsman has also got a place in the English team for the T20 World Cup 2022.
In the first match of the T20 series, Pakistan scored 158 runs for 7 wickets while playing first. Mohammad Rizwan scored 68 runs. In reply, England achieved the target for 4 wickets in 19.2 overs. Opener batsman Hales scored 53 runs in 40 balls. Hit 7 fours. The strike rate was 133. He was the highest run scorer for the team. Harry Brooke remained unbeaten on 42 off 25 balls.
The captain said – do not believe
Alex Hales was found positive in a drugs test on 26 April 2019. Due to this, he was banned for 21 days. On 29 April, the England and Wales Cricket Board said that Hales had been dropped from the probable squad for the ODI World Cup. Eoin Morgan, who was captaining the team at the time of this incident, had said that he had lost faith. Later England also won the World Cup. Recently, Morgan had retired from international cricket. Although Hales was not included in the current T20 World Cup squad initially. Jonny Bairstow was ruled out after being selected due to injury. He was replaced by Hales.
Has scored 5 centuries
Alex Hales’ record has been excellent in T20. He has scored 10157 runs in 360 matches at an average of 31. Has scored 5 centuries and 64 half-centuries. The strike rate is 148. He is the only player to score 10,000 runs in T20 for England. He has scored 1697 runs in 61 T20 Internationals at an average of 31. He has scored one century and 9 half-centuries. The strike rate is 137. He has scored 6 centuries and 14 half-centuries in 70 ODIs.
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 21, 2022, 14:00 IST