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Alex Hales’ involvement in nightclub brawl comes under scrutiny in closing statements | Cricket Bats | England

The jury in the Ben Stokes trial has been asked to consider the possibility that Alex Hales inflicted the most serious of the injuries outlined in the incident. The court has heard previously that Ryan Ali, who is standing trial for affray alongside Stokes, sustained a broken eye-socket in the fight in the early hours […]

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Alex Hales ruled out of series as Eoin Morgan sees positive in spin struggle | Cricket Bats | England

Eoin Morgan admitted Kuldeep Yadav “exposes” a weakness in England’s game. Kuldeep, the left-arm wristspinner, claimed 6 for 25 as England were thrashed by eight wickets with 59 balls remaining at Trent Bridge. But despite the margin of defeat, Morgan played down the significance of the result. Suggesting that Kuldeep offers such unique challenges that […]

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Alex Hales appears likely fall guy for Ben Stokes’ ODI return | Cricket Bats | England

By the time Alex Hales left the pitch at Trent Bridge a couple of weeks ago, he could have been forgiven for thinking he had made his point. He had, after all, just made 147 from 92 balls. And, in doing so, he had helped his side to a second-successive world-record ODI score in completed […]

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Alex Hales bounces back after ‘very, very bad day at the office’ | Cricket Bats | England

Alex Hales turned from scapegoat to saviour in the space of 72 hours, as England bounced back from an ignominious batting collapse at Old Trafford to square the T20I series with a hard-fought five-wicket victory at Cardiff. And no-one fought harder than Hales himself, as he clubbed England over the line with 58 not out […]

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Alex Hales turns it around with unbeaten 58 to level series for England | Cricket | Cricket Bats | England

England 149 for 5 (Hales 58*, Bairstow 28, Umesh 2-36) beat India 148 for 5 (Kohli 47, Dhoni 32*, Plunkett 1-17) by five wickets Alex Hales’ unbeaten 58 not out steered England to victory © Getty Images England swept and swept, first unsuccessfully, then inefficiently, and then decisively enough […]

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Alex Carey targets ‘red-hot’ tour finale from Australia’s in-form T20 squad | Cricket Bats | Australia

Jun 25, 2018 Melinda FarrellCricinfo Alex Carey says Australia can bounce back from their one-day series defeat by England and will go into their standalone T20I at Edgbaston on Wednesday aiming to top the international T20 rankings. Carey, who played in the final two ODIs of the series as a specialist batsmen, will take on […]

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When 147 may still not be enough for Alex Hales | Cricket Bats | England

5:20 PM GMT Melinda FarrellCricinfo It’s not often you hear a batsman muse that he isn’t guaranteed a place in his side after making almost 150 as part of a record-setting innings. So it speaks volumes about the strength of England’s current batting options that Alex Hales did so after his magnificent century in the […]

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Alex Hales admits he needs ‘big runs’ to reclaim first-choice England place | Cricket Bats | Australia

Alex Hales has admitted he needs “big runs” if he is to force his way back into England’s first-choice ODI side ahead of the World Cup. Hales, who initially lost his place in the side when he was suspended in the aftermath of the incident in Bristol in which Ben Stokes was arrested, is currently […]

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Alex Blackwell – the first ever woman elected to the NSW board | Cricket Bats | Australia

Former Australia captain Alex Blackwell has become the first woman in the 159-year history of New South Wales cricket to be elected to the board. Blackwell, 34, retired from all formats in February after a record 251 matches for Australia. She led her country to victories in the Ashes and the World T20, and was […]

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Alex Hartley dropped; Sarah Taylor and Katherine Brunt return for England | Cricket | Cricket Bats | England

Sophie Ecclestone belts out an appeal © BCCI Left-arm spinner Alex Hartley, who played an important role in England’s World Cup final victory over India last year, has been left out of the one-day squad for the first two matches against South Africa. Sophie Ecclestone, the 19-year-old left-arm spinner, […]

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