The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has withdrawn the identify of Alex Hales from the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2019 squad.
The batsman has been dropped from the upcoming ODI in opposition to Eire in Malahide on Friday and the five-match sequence in opposition to Pakistan.
The English cricket board took the choice after the right-handed batsman examined optimistic in a leisure drug check. He was handed a 21-day ban for the offence.
“We’ve thought lengthy and onerous about this choice,” stated Ashley Giles, the ECB managing director of males’s cricket. “We’ve labored onerous to create the appropriate atmosphere across the England workforce and want to contemplate what’s in the very best pursuits of the workforce, to make sure they’re free from any distractions and capable of give attention to being profitable on the pitch.”
He added that it isn’t the top of the batsman’s profession. “The ECB and the PCA will proceed to assist Alex and work alongside his county membership Nottinghamshire to present him the assist he wants, to assist him fulfill his potential as knowledgeable cricketer.”
His alternative has not been introduced but and can be achieved at a later date.
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