Alex Daniel Hales
Alexander Daniel Hales is an English cricketer who was born on January 3 1989. A right-handed opening batsman, Hales made his debut against India in August 2014 and he went on to make his Test debut against South Africa in December 2-015. He currently plays for Nottinghamshire in County cricket, Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League and the England cricket team. Hales is the only English batsman to notch a century in T20 format. Alex Hales was born in Hillington and he took his education from Buckinghamshire.
Hales burst into the limelight after hitting 55 runs off a single over in a cricket Idol T20 tournament at Lords in 2005. But, surprisingly, he got roped in to play first-class cricket for his fast bowling abilities.
|Height (approx.):||196 cm|
|Weight (approx.):||75 Kg|
|Eye Colour:||Hazel Grey|
|Date of Birth:||3 January 1989|
|Age (as on 2018):||29 years|
|Birth Place:||Hillingdon, London, England|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Capricorn|
|School:||Westbrook Hay School, Hemel Hempstead, England|
Chesham Grammar School, Chesham, England
|Educational Qualifications:||Not Known|
|Test:||26 December 2015 vs South Africa in Durban|
|ODI:||27 August 2014 vs India in Cardiff|
|T20I:||31 August 2011 vs India in Manchester|
|Jersey Number:||#35 (England)|
|Domestic/State Team:||Nottinghamshire, Duronto Rajshahi, Melbourne Renegades,Worcestershire, Hobart Hurricanes, Adelaide Strikers, Mumbai Indians, Sun Risers Hyderabad|
|Nature on the field:||An agressive batsman|
|Likes to play against:||Australia|
|Favourite Shot:||Straight Drive|
|Records and Awards|
- Alex Hales scored 55 runs while playing at London County Cricket Club’s Founders Day at Lord’s in 2005, which included three no balls. He smashed 8 sixes and a four in the over. He went on to finish the innings unbeaten 114.
- While playing for Nottinghamshire, Hales scored 2018 runs in 2007. Interestingly, it was Hales’ second appearance for the county. This impressive score was followed by a century and two 95s.
- Hales smashed 150 runs off just 102 balls against Worcestershire in a Pro40 match in 2009.
- While playing third ODI against Pakistan in August 2016, he scored 171 off 122 balls which included 22 fours and 4 sixes. With this, he broke Robin Smith’s (167) record for highest ever individual ODI score.
|Hobbies:||Playing Football & golf, listening to music|
|Favourite Batsmen:||Brendon McCullum, Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favourite Bowlers:||Not Known|
|Favourite Cricket Ground:||Luke Fletcher and AB de Villiers|
|Favourite sports personalities:||Not Known|
|Favourite Food:||Not Known|
|Favourite Actors:||Megan Fox|
|Favourite Films:||Not Known|
|Car Collection:||Not Known|
|Favourite Musicians/Singers:||Not Known|
|Favourite Destinations:||Not Known|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|Net Worth:||Not Known|
No Controversies yet.
|Lesser Known Facts|
- His father Gary broke several local batting records while his grandfather was an acclaimed Tennis player.
- In the Cricket Idol T20 tournament 2005, he was picked as a fast bowler, but he went on to score 55 runs in an over which included 8 maximums and a boundary because of 3 no balls. This knock served as the founding stone for Hales’ promising batting career.
- He was rejected at the Hertfordshire trial when he was 14.
- He was ranked number one ICC t20 batsman T20 batsman 2013.