MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 07: Alex Hales of England in action batting during the NatWest International T20 match between England and Pakistan at Old Trafford on September 7, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

In some surprising local cricket news, English superstar Alex Hales will make an appearance for the Balwyn Cricket Club in their T20 match on Tuesday November 29.

The Tigers will face Kew Cricket Club at Gordon Barnard Reserve on Tuesday night at 5pm, in what is a massive signing for the Victorian Premier Cricket club.

The 27-year-old has made 45 Twenty20 appearances for England, and has played for the national side in all three formats of the game.