Alexander Daniel Hales is an English cricketer. He is a right-handed opening batsman who currently plays for Nottinghamshire and the England cricket team. He made his One Day International debut against India in August 2014 and his Test cricket debut against South Africa in December 2015. His attacking style has made him one of the best Twenty20 batsmen in the world. Hales is the first English batsman to score a T20I century. He is also the first batsman to be dismissed for 99 in an ODI and a T20I.