Alex Hales

India vs England: Ben Stokes should make instant return for hosts, says former captain Nasser Hussain- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has shown great mental toughness during his 11-month trial and he should be welcomed back into the test team after …

Virat Kohli

Ben Stokes deserves to be banned for a year - the punishment must match the disrepute

We must blame the Victorians for cricket having such a profound moral legacy. In the era of muscular Christianity it became, as they put it, a metaphor for life. Schoolboys, their shoulders smitten by their captain’s hand, played up, and played the game. It was a force of civilisation, even if the …

Ben Stokes

'ECB must strike right balance when investigating Ben Stokes and Alex Hales'

Ben Stokes was found not guilty of affray at Bristol Crown Court on Tuesday but the England and Wales Cricket Board has to strike a delicate balance when conducting its own investigation into last September's events near to a Bristol nightclub.


Jonny Bairstow 'delighted' with Ben Stokes affray verdict

Jonny Bairstow says he is "delighted" that England team-mate Ben Stokes has been found not guilty of affray.<p>Stokes was cleared on Tuesday at Bristol …

Jonny Bairstow

England cricket drama as Ben Stokes’ legal team accuses teammate Alex Hales

RELATIONS inside the England dressing room could be tested after Ben Stokes’ defence lawyer said in court that teammate Alex Hales was responsible …

Ben Stokes

ECB keep door open for Ben Stokes to play in third Test against India after his legal team point blame for his affray charge in part at Alex Hales

England left the door ajar on Monday night for Ben Stokes to make a rapid return to Test cricket after another extraordinary day at Bristol Crown …

Sport (UK)

England leave Ben Stokes out for third Test, jury to begin deliberations on Tuesday

ENGLAND have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the third Test against India - but Ben Stokes may be considered depending on the outcome of his …


CPS failed in last-minute bid to get Ben Stokes jailed for up to 13 years

The Crown Prosecution Service failed in a last-minute bid to get Ben Stokes jailed for up to 13 years, it can be disclosed as senior lawyers face mounting questions over apparent flaws in the case.<p>The legal team representing cleared defendant Ryan Hale expressed disbelief that the Crown had decided …


Ben Stokes jury asked to consider Alex Hales' alleged role in fight

The jury in the trial of Ben Stokes has been asked to consider whether injuries allegedly caused by the cricketer during a fracas in Bristol could have been caused by his international teammate Alex Hales.<p>In his closing speech, Stokes’s counsel, Gordon Cole QC, questioned whether the Durham and …


Ben Stokes appears in court, denies losing control in street brawl

BRISTOL, England - England cricketer Ben Stokes told a court on Friday he was "absolutely not" an angry man who lost all control in a street brawl …

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Stokes arrives at Bristol crown court for second day of trial

Ben Stokes has arrived at Bristol crown court for the second day of his trial after being charged with affray.<p>Stokes is appearing alongside Ryan …


England cricketer Ben Stokes arrives at Bristol Crown Court for start of affray trial

England cricketer Ben Stokes has arrived at court where he will go on trial for an alleged altercation outside a nightclub that cost him the chance …


Alex Hales, his cricket career highlights, future wife, tattoos and controversies including Bristol nightclub attack

Alex Hales hasn't had the best 12 months.<p>In September 2017, he was on a night out in Bristol with England team-mate Ben Stokes and others when there …

Sport (UK)

Rashid Khan turns to T10 Cricket League

After the Indian Premier League success with Sunrisers Hyderabad, Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan is all set to spin magic in the T10 Cricket …

Sports (India)

Alex Hales and Eoin Morgan will play in the first trial of 'The Hundred' competition in September

England’s one-day players, including Eoin Morgan, the captain, and Alex Hales, will be lined up to play in the pilot matches of the Hundred competition in September to test the new format.<p>Morgan, Hales and Adil Rashid do not play red-ball cricket and so should be available when the England and …

Eoin Morgan

ECB in talks to ensure Hundred tournament does not clash with Caribbean Premier League

The ECB are in high-level talks to ensure their new competition, the Hundred, does not have a scheduling clash with the Caribbean Premier …

Twenty20 Cricket

England's Hales out of India ODI series

NOTTINGHAM (UNITED KINGDOM) (AFP) -<p>England batsman Alex Hales will miss all three matches in a one-day international series with India, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Thursday.<p>Prior to Thursday's first ODI at Trent Bridge, home ground of Hales's county team Nottinghamshire, the ECB …

Alex Hales

India vs England: England's Alex Hales Out Of India ODI Series

England have retained David Malan, who did not play at Trent Bridge after being called up as cover for Hales, for the second ODI at the Middlesex …


Alex Hales ruled out of series as Eoin Morgan sees positive in spin struggle

5:11 PM ET<p>Eoin Morgan admitted Kuldeep Yadav "exposes" a weakness in England's game.<p>Kuldeep, the left-arm wristspinner, claimed 6 for 25 as England …

Eoin Morgan

Alex Hales out of India ODI series

The England batsman “will be out for three to four weeks” due to a torn left side strain.

Sports (India)

England vs India: Alex Hales ruled out of first ODI, David Malan called up as cover

Hales sustained a side injury when batting in net practice.<p>England batsman Alex Hales will miss the first one-day international against India on …

Alex Hales

Cricket: England's Hales out of opening ODI against India

LONDON (Reuters) - Injured England batsman Alex Hales was ruled out of the opening one day international against India at Nottingham's Trent Bridge on Thursday, with Dawid Malan replacing him in the squad.<p>England said Nottinghamshire player Hales, who averaged 48 in the recent Twenty20 series that …

Dawid Malan

Home favourite Alex Hales set to miss England’s ODI opener against India

Alex Hales has been the driving force behind two world‑record totals at Trent Bridge but, despite an impressive back catalogue on his home ground, he looks set to be dropped for England’s one-day series opener against India on Thursday.<p>In a move that demonstrates the intense competition for places …

World Records

England's Hales out of opening ODI against India

LONDON (Reuters) - Injured England batsman Alex Hales was ruled out of the opening one day international against India at Nottingham’s Trent Bridge on Thursday, with Dawid Malan replacing him in the squad.<p>England v India - Second International T20 - The SSE SWALEC, Cardiff, Britain - July 6, 2018 …

Sport (UK)

England dropping run-machine Alex Hales for slow-scoring Test skipper Joe Root as ODI series against India begins

Joe Root has claimed he is England's man for all formats as he returns to the one-day side at the expense of a big-hitting titan.<p>Root was axed from …

Sport (UK)

India vs England 1st ODI Live Cricket Score: Suresh Raina returns as India bowl

India vs England 1st ODI Live Cricket Score: India have won the toss and have opted to bowl against England. No Bhuvneshwar Kumar in Indian playing …

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

India vs England 1st ODI: Alex Hales out of opening one-day international against India

Injured England batsman Alex Hales was ruled out of the opening one day international against India at Nottingham's Trent Bridge on Thursday, with …

India News

England vs India, LIVE cricket scorecard: Latest updates from Trent Bridge in first one-day clash

England's bid to avenge their T20 2-1 series defeat by India begins on Thursday when the two teams meet for the first encounter of their one day …

Sport (UK)

England call up Dawid Malan as cover for Alex Hales to face India

Dawid Malan has been called up to England's one-day squad to face India as cover for Alex Hales, who has a side injury.<p><i>More to follow...</i>

Sport (UK)

Rohit's unbeaten ton ensures India's T20I series win against England

India beat England by seven wickets in the third and final T20 International to clinch the series 2-1, here, on Sunday.<p><i>More to follow....</i><p><b>Brief scores:</b><p>…

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