England's Hales hopes 99 can book World T20 spot

Jun 26, 2012, 08:19 IST | AFP

Alex Hales looked to have played his way into England's squad for their World Twenty20 title defence in Sri Lanka in September after making a brilliant 99 against the West Indies on Sunday

Hales, on his home ground, thrilled a sell-out Trent Bridge with a barnstorming innings that saw England to a seven-wicket win.

Alex Hales

“It is an opportunity,” Hales said. “I’m happy with the way I played today (Sunday) but there’s still a lot of cricket this season for Notts and hopefully I can keep myself in the frame for the next few games.”

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