England Alex Hales has signed up a fresh agreement to represent Nottinghamshire in white-ball cricket until the end of the 2021 season.
The batsman, who has played solely cricket to the county returned to the Notts fold May after he served a ban for recreational drug usage.
Hales was withdrawn from all of England’s squads after his ban but has performed 283 runs since his reintegration into his county squad, hitting three fifties to the Outlaws to assist them attain the quarter-finals of their Vitality Blast in their last-eight suit against Middlesex will be live on Sky Sports The Ashes from 7pm on Thursday, September 5.
“Notts is like home for me now,” Hales said. “I could not actually envisage playing everywhere else. I have made some great memories and hopefully there’s many more to come back.
“After a challenging start to the summer, everyone in the club has been brilliant with me. I want to pay off the faith they’ve shown which will continue to become my goal for at least the following couple of decades.”
Hales has struck 11 centuries and 41 fifties since he came at Notts and has gathered accumulated 6,415 runs in cricket.
He’ll join up with Barbados Tridents in the Caribbean Premier League, that begins live on Sky Sports The Ashes from 12.30am on Thursday, September 5, after Notts’ Blast semi-final.
“Alex is a highly sought-after white-ball cricketer directly across the world,” said director of cricket Mick Newell. “He has delivered several match-winning performances for us down the last few years and we are looking for that to continue.”
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