Alex Daniel Hales
(English Cricketer)

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.

Alex  Hales
Profession:English Cricketer
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.):196 cm
Weight (approx.):75 Kg
Eye Colour:Hazel Grey
Hair Colour:Brown
Tattoos:Right Arm
Personal Life
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
College:Not Known
Educational Qualifications:Not Known
Father:Gary Hales
Mother:Lisa Hales
Sister:Not Known
Brother:Not Known
Coach/Mentor:Not Known
Address:Not Known
Cricket Career
International Debut:
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
Smoking/Alcohol:Not Known
Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status:Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends:Danni Gisbourne

Net Worth:Not Known

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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.