The surprising return of Alex Hales will boost Islamabad United’s confidence

Islamabad United’s opening batter Alex Hales ready make a surprise return to the PSL. According to reports, Hales will be available for selection for Thursday’s eliminator match against Peshawar Zalmi..

England’s star batsman Alex Hales has given a big surprise to everyone by announcing his return to the PSL. Alex Hales has announced his return after withdrawing from the PSL due to personal reasons, which is great news for Islamabad United. Islamabad United has to play the first eliminator at the Gaddafi stadium against Peshawar Zalmi on 24 February. The Islamabad United team has been struggling with injuries. Islamabad United’s situation has worsened after captain Shadab Khan, Colin Munro and young promising bowler Ehsan Jamir were injured. Along with this, Paul Stirling, who was the top scorer for United so far, has also left the PSL due to his national duty. Islamabad United’s team seems to be in trouble at the moment, but the arrival of Alex Hales will definitely give strength to Islamabad’s team.

The England star opener last week announced his withdrawal from the PSL due to personal reasons, which was a major setback for Islamabad United.


Hales scored 255 runs at an average of 42.50 in 7 matches played in PSL 2022, including 2 half-centuries.

Islamabad United lost three out of their last four matches and the match against Peshawar Zalmi is very important for United as whichever team loses in this match will out of the tournament.

According to the new amendments, Alex Hales will have to pass the COVID-19 test for the match against Peshawar Zalmi on Thursday evening. Along with this, Alex Hales will also not be allowed to go to the team dressing room and he will also be given a separate place in the team hotel. Alex Hales does not need to quarantine for 3 days before this match against Peshawar and can directly become part of the team.