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England’s Hales replaces Warner in IPL Sunrisers squad

By: Sarwar Alam

Indian Premier League team Sunrisers Hyderabad on Saturday picked England batsman Alex Hales to replace Australia’s scandal-plagued former vice-captain David Warner. Warner, 31, has been banned from international cricket for a year over a ball-tampering scandal during the recent third Test against South Africa in Cape Town. Hales was signed for 10 million rupees ($153,700) from the available player pool for this year’s IPL, the Indian cricket board said in a statement. A hard-hitting opener, Hales has scored 1,456 runs in Twenty20 internationals. The 29-year-old is the only England batsman to score a century in T20 internationals and is seventh…

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