England’s star opening batter Alex Hales is having a great time within the ongoing inaugural season of The Hundred. Hales, who’s representing Trent Rockets within the competitors, is the main run-getter for his facet. General, the right-handed batsman is on the sixth place among the many highest run-scorers of the 100-ball match.
With 4 wins out of six matches, Rockets are safely positioned on the second spot within the factors desk. Nonetheless, of their latest match in opposition to Oval Invincibles, the Lewis Gregory-led side faced a defeat by nine runs.
Hales performed an important knock of 25 runs from 15 balls, together with three fours and a six, however couldn’t take his group over the end line. Throughout his keep within the center, Hales caught himself in a humorous scenario when he acquired hit on the tender space.
All of it occurred on the thirteenth ball bowled by Reece Topley. The left-arm seamer noticed Hales making some room and adopted the batter by pitching at a great size exterior the leg-stump. Hales tried to slog the ball over sq. leg, nevertheless it missed, and the white leather-based hit him on the field, leaving the 32-year-old in a clumsy place as he was heard screaming, “OH, NO!”
The Nottinghamshire cricketer appeared in ache as he fell good after the hit. Commentators discovered it a bit humorous, nevertheless, they had been involved for the batter as effectively. On the very subsequent supply, Hales once more tried to hit the ball in direction of mid-wicket, however the inside edge struck him on the identical portion, forcing him to once more fall on the bottom.
“Absolute Nightmare,” mentioned the on-air commentator.
One other English cricketer Liam Livingstone, who once had been in a similar situation during BBL 09, wrote on social media that he felt for Alex.
😂😂😂😂😂😂 I really feel you Alex 😫
— Liam Livingstone (@liaml4893) August 8, 2021
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— Spark Sport (@sparknzsport) August 9, 2021
After the sport, Hales himself reacted to the entire incident and defined what precisely occurred to him.
“Recognize all of the messages of concern after final night time… Peanuts It’s nice to know that my well-being was on the forefront of everybody’s ideas and that nobody discovered it humorous within the slightest! Sadly, it’s the worst-case state of affairs at this time with minimal swelling and maximal ache,” Hales wrote on Twitter.
Recognize all of the messages of concern after final night time.. 🥜 It’s nice to know that my well-being was on the forefront of everybody’s ideas and that nobody discovered it humorous within the slightest!Sadly it’s worst-case state of affairs at this time with minimal swelling and maximal ache 😢
— Alex Hales (@AlexHales1) August 9, 2021