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VIVO IPL 2018:Alex Hales from England to replace David Warner in Sunrisers Hyderabad

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The Sunrisers Hyderabad have picked Alex Hales as the replacement for David Warner.The opening batsman was bought for his base price of INR 1 crore from the Registered and Available Player Pool (RAPP) list.

The attacking batsman is the first and only England player till date to score a T20I century. He is also the top-ranked English player and the only one to feature in the top-10 list of the ICC T20I rankings.Hales is the first and only England player till date to score a T20I century.

He has also played in the Big Bash League (BBL), Pakistan Super League and Bangladesh Premier League. England batsman Alex Hales will replace banned Australian opener David Warner in the Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) squad for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League .

Hales has bought for his base price of INR 1 crore as a replacement for 31-year-old Warner. David Warner was barred from taking part in IPL-2018 by BCCI after Cricket Australia  handed him one-year ban. This ban had imposed on him for his role in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa . “The Sunrisers Hyderabad have picked Alex Hales as the replacement for David Warner,” an IPL statement said.“The opening batsman has bought for his base price of 1 crore from the Registered and Available Player Pool  list.”

Hales is the first and the only England player till date to score a T20 century.

The 29-year-old from Middlesex was part of the Mumbai Indians team in 2015 .  He has also played in the Big Bash League (BBL), Pakistan Super League(PSL) and Bangladesh Premier League.

New Zealand captain and middle-order batsman Kane Williamson as their skipper for this season after the Australian stepped down from his position as the captain of the franchise.

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