England batsman Hales ruled out of ODI opener


Alex Hales averages 38.36 runs in ODI matches
First one-day international, England v India
Venue: Trent Bridge Date: Thursday, 12 July Start: 12:30 BST
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England batsman Alex Hales will miss the first one-day international against India on Thursday because of a side injury.

The 29-year-old Nottinghamshire player, who will be monitored on a match-by-match basis, has been replaced in the squad by Middlesex batsman David Malan.

Hales averaged 48 as England lost their Twenty20 series against India 2-1.

The three-match ODI series starts at Trent Bridge, with the second game taking place at Lords on Saturday.

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