Alex Hales Opines England Has Always Done Well In Tough Situations
By CricShots - Nov 10, 2022 12:45 pm
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The English opener, Alex Hales has stated ahead of the semi-final clash against India that England has always managed to come good on big occasions and they will continue to do so in the knockout match. Hales further added that they have a lot of match-winners and confident cricketers, which makes the three lions a strong side.

Alex Hales
Alex Hales

The T20 World Cup 2022 has entered its business end and Pakistan has already qualified for the summit clash by beating New Zealand in the semis. England, considered to be one of the strongest teams in the shortest format of the game with the number of aggressive batters in their squad, will square off against India to make it to the semi-final of the ongoing T20 World Cup 2022.

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England won all their fixtures so far in the tournament except for the match against Ireland. Also, the opening pair of Jos Buttler and Alex Hales was not able to give solid starts to them earlier but they have been making good use of the powerplay in the last couple of matches. Ahead of the important knockout clash, Alex Hales has backed the team saying England has always risen to big occasions in recent times.

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As per the quotes in India Today, Alex Hales said, “England has always risen to the big occasion over the last few years, and that’s the sign of a really good team. We’ve got match-winners and confident cricketers in our side, and I feel in good form now that the crunch games are coming up.”

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He further added, “I’m trying not to beat myself up too much for my slow start in the competition, and I’m looking to cash in now that the pitches are better to bat on in the powerplay.”

England, with their template of aggressive cricket, will be aiming to come out all guns blazing against India in the semi-final. The winner of the India-England clash will meet Pakistan in the final at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.