Newell was speaking after finding out that batsman Alex Hales will miss out on a minimum of 2 video games in the competitors after being handed a handle the Sunrisers Hyderabad to play in the Indian Premier League.
Hales had actually at first lost out on an IPL offer, however has actually now been prepared in by the Sunrisers as a replacement for Australian David Warner.
And Newell is pleased to see white-ball professional Hales acquire a belated chance to impress, even it suggests something of a re-jig for the Outlaws.
He informed the county’s main site: “Although Alex lost out in the IPL auction, we understood there was an opportunity he might be registered as a replacement, provided his outstanding record in the T20 Blast last summer season and with England.
” Clearly, we would have liked Alex to be around for the entire of our 50-over project, however we still enter into that competitors with a really strong team and his lack for a duration opens chances for others.”
Hales was the star of the program in the Lord’s masterpiece Royal London Cup final last summer season, blasting a wonderful 187 not out to assist his side to a four-wicket win over Surrey.
His runs originated from 167 balls and consisted of 20 fours and 2 6s.