Hales Added To England ODI Squad
Nottinghamshire batsman Alex Hales has been added to England's One-Day International squad as cover for Alastair Cook ahead of tomorrow's second One-Day International against Sri Lanka.
Cook has a tight right groin muscle but will be assessed prior to the match at the Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground in Chester-le-Street.
Although Hales has played 32 Twenty20 Internationals - including top scoring in England's innings as they lost to Sri Lanka earlier in the week - he has yet to play One-Day International cricket.
In 72 domestic one-day games he has scored 2,262 runs at an average of 33.26 for Nottinghamshire and England Lions.
Should Cook be ruled out of the match, Eoin Morgan would captain the side in his absence.
England lead the five-match series 1-0 after a comprehensive 81-run win in a rain-affected game at the Kia Oval.
England ODI squad: Alastair Cook (captain), James Anderson, Gary Ballance, Ian Bell, Ravi Bopara, Tim Bresnan, Jos Buttler, Michael Carberry, Harry Gurney, Alex Hales, Chris Jordan, Eoin Morgan, Joe Root, James Tredwell, Chris Woakes
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