Alex Hales has marked his return to the international stage with a match-winning innings of 53 as England recorded a six-wicket victory over Pakistan in Karachi. After an injury to Jonny Bairstow, the decision was made to end Hales's three-year international exile, and the Nottinghamshire opener showcased his skills as England posted a relatively comfortable win in the first of seven T20 matches.
Alex Hales has been recalled by England for the first time in three years, with the opener set to feature at the upcoming T20 World Cup after Jonny Bairstow was ruled out with an injury Alex Hales believes he has "changed" after being handed a second chance by England due to Jonny Bairstow's 'freak golf injury'.
Opener insists he has grown into a better player and person after rejoining the England fold following a three-year exile Alex Hales’ drive home from the England training camp in Cardiff in April 2019 felt like the longest journey of his life. That morning England’s former managing director, Ashley Giles, had told Hales he was being kicked out of England’s World Cup squad because he had failed a second recreational drugs test.
Buttler is without big hitter Jonny Bairstow due to injury and new England Test captain Ben Stokes, though the latter will be fit and ready to play in the World Cup. England have lost their last three T20 series against the West Indies, India and, most recently, South Africa.
Alex Hales' success in Australia made him "the obvious pick" to replace the injured Jonny Bairstow in England's T20 World Cup according to Jos Buttler, who suggested that Hales is "a different person" after three-and-a-half years out of international cricket. Hales was back in England training gear for the first time since a camp before the 2019 World Cup when he arrived in Pakistan, carrying a dartboard as part of his hand luggage as he prepared to spend three weeks in close company with team-mates old and new under tight security conditions in Karachi and Lahore.
A YouTube prankster ran on to the pitch at an England-India Test Match to ‘make people happy’, a court heard. Daniel Jarvis held up play by bowling a ball then barged into England batter Jonny Bairstow before being dragged away by security. Dressed in cricket whites, bearing the name Jarvo 69, he leapt over the boundary fence at The Oval in September last year, magistrates heard.
YouTuber found guilty of aggravated trespass after darting onto the Oval to bowl at the wicket A pitch invader who collided with England cricketer Jonny Bairstow at the Oval hid in the toilet beforehand, a court has heard. The court was shown broadcast footage of Daniel Jarvis, 34, hiding in a toilet before darting onto the field to bowl at Ollie Pope, 24, on day two of the fourth Test against India in September 2021.
Daniel 'Jarvo' Jarvis collided with England batter Jonny Bairstow at The Kia Oval last year; the court found the YouTuber guilty of aggravated trespass, with the judge stating he intended to disrupt the match; Jarvis will be sentenced on October 19 A self-styled YouTube prankster who collided with England batter Jonny Bairstow after invading the pitch at The Oval last year has been found guilty of aggravated trespass.
A self-styled YouTube prankster who collided with England cricketer Jonny Bairstow after invading the pitch at the Oval has been found guilty of aggravated trespass. Daniel Jarvis, 34, ran into the batter at the non-striker's end after sprinting on to the field to bowl at Ollie Pope on day two of the fourth Test against India last September.
Daniel Jarvis sprinted on to the field and ran into Jonny Bairstow at the Oval during an England-India match A YouTube prankster who ran into England cricketer Jonny Bairstow after invading the pitch has been found guilty of aggravated trespass. Daniel Jarvis, 34, collided with the batsman at the Oval on day two of the fourth test against India last year.
Daniel Jarvis sprinted on to the field at The Oval during an England-India Test match in September 2021. A self-styled YouTube prankster who collided with England batter Jonny Bairstow after invading the pitch at The Oval last year has been found guilty of aggravated trespass. Daniel ‘Jarvo’ Jarvis, 34, crashed into an unsuspecting Bairstow at the non-striker’s end after sprinting onto the field to bowl at Ollie Pope on day two of the fourth Test against India.
London [UK], September 14 (ANI): England batter Jonny Bairstow confirmed on Wednesday that his leg surgery has been completed successfully and is heading back home for rest. Just hours after the announcement of England's ICC T20 World Cup 2022 squad, Bairstow was ruled out of the rest of the summer season and the World Cup.
Posting on Instagram, the batter said the operation has been completed successfully. He reportedly suffered a lower limb injury on a golf course in Leeds earlier in September. Jonny Bairstow scored important runs this summer for England, including two centuries against India at Edgbaston Jonny Bairstow has provided an update on his lower limb injury after he was ruled out of England's final Test against South Africa and the T20 World Cup.
Joe Root shares a joke with Ben Stokes at the end of the third Test Getty Images In the aftermath of England's convincing nine-wicket win over South Africa in their last Test of the summer, Joe Root was asked when he realised things were just a little different under the leadership of Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum.
NASSER HUSSAIN: Harry Brook can relax knowing he's here for long run... Jonny Bairstow's misfortune has allowed Yorkshireman to start his Test career in the perfect position
An injury to Jonny Bairstow has opened up an England spot for Harry Brook England's selection process has improved exponentially in recent decades Brook can book his place in England's tour of Pakistan with a good performance Harry Brook absolutely fits the bill to come into this England team as they seek to finish the international summer with a series victory over South Africa.
Included in the wake of Johnny Bairstow's freak golfing injury, England have felt all summer that the 23-year-old's debut was overdue The last England batsman to make a Test debut in a series decider at the Oval was Jonathan Trott 13 years ago. He set quite a standard with a hundred that made his mother cry in the stands and put England on the path to Ashes-winning glory.
England have lost Jonny Bairstow through a freak golf injury, which opens a spot for Harry Brook to come into the batting line-up England take on South Africa in the deciding Test match of their three-game series this week. Dean Elgar’s tourists comprehensively won the first Test at Lord’s, inflicting a first defeat on the new regime of England head coach Brendon McCullum and captain Ben Stokes.