Hales returns to red-ball

By BBC: Friday, June 1st 2018 at 00:00 GMT +3 | Cricket
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England and Nottinghamshire batsman Alex Hales says he will return to red-ball cricket after the 2019 World Cup.

In February, the 29-year-old signed a deal with Notts to only play limited-overs games until 2019, in a bid to cement his spot in the England team.

“I’m certainly not turning my back on four-day cricket,” he said.

“For 18 months I wanted to dedicate all my practice and all my energy to getting as good as I can at white-ball cricket just for the World Cup.”

He told BBC Radio Nottingham: “With the busy schedule - you’ve got the tournaments around the world, the tours with England, the series in the summer and the T20 Blast.

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