Full Name: Alexander Daniel Hales
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Born: 3 January 1989 (age 30)
Hillingdon, London, England
Bowling: Right-arm medium
About AD HalesAD Hales or Alexander Daniel Hales is 30 years old English right-handed batsman and right-arm medium bowler. He is currently playing for the England cricket squad and for the domestic Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club. He came in to notice for scoring a century in a T20 match as the only English batsman to do so and is also the first one to be dismissed for 99 in an ODI and a T20 international match.
Early LifeAD Hales was born on 3rd January, 1989 in Hillingdon, London, England as Alexander Daniel Hales to Gary Hales and Lisa Hales. He inherited the spirit of sportsmanship from his family with grandfather Dennis Hales being the talented tennis player and father hitting up the local records with his batting skills. His father was a cricket enthusiast who made a score of 321 not out for Gerrards Cross against Chalfont St Peter in 1991 in a league match. He attended Westbrook Hay School, Hemel Hempstead and England Chesham Grammar School to complete his studies. Aside from playing cricket he loves to play football and golf as his personal interest.
CareerHe started his cricket career after making it up to limelight with score of 55 runs in an over with just 8 sixes and a four due to 3 no balls in Cricket Idol T20 Tournament 2005. His performance showed his skills to be a cricket star with promising batting career. He next played for Buckinghamshire in Minor Counties in 2006 followed by representing MCC Young Cricketers in the Second XI Championship in 2007. His next shocking performance came at age 18 when he scored 218 runs playing for Nottinghamshire against Derbyshire in 2007 thus bagging a two-year contract. In 2008, he played for Under-19 tests and ODIs in New Zealand grabbing the opportunity to make his place in England national team with 544 runs and a brilliant strike rate of 146 in 2011 Friends Life T20.
He made his first senior international T20 debut against India at Manchester in August 2011 followed by his next match against West Indies where he scored unbeaten 62. He then made his ODI debut in 2014 against India scoring 40 at Cardiff whereas test debut was made against South Africa in 2015. He achieved many high points like by scoring 116 runs off 64 balls against Sri Lanka in the 2014 ICC T20 World Cup, hitting three consecutive half-centuries in ODIs against South Africa thus naming after him the title of being the Man of the Series in February 2016. He also scored England’s highest individual ODI score of 171 against Pakistan at Trent Bridge in 2016. Recently, he got named in the England’s cricket squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup but due to some issues of using recreational drugs he got banned and got dropped from England’s preliminary World Cup squad and for international seasons.
Personal LifeAt present he is unmarried but rumours are there about him dating Danni Gisbourne.
Net WorthIt is estimated to be around $1 million.