Born in Loxton, South Australia, Alex Carey is a well-known Australian international cricket player and former Australian soccer player.
He presently serves as the Australian ODI and Twenty International teams’ co-captain. In essence, he serves as the team’s goalkeeper.
He also is becoming better at left-handed strikes and representing South Australia and the Adelaide Strikers in first-class cricket in Australia.
Alex Carey Biography
|Full Name||Alex Tyson Carey|
|Birthday||August 27, 1991|
|Birthplace||Loxton, South Australia|
|School||Brighton High School|
|Race / Ethnicity||White|
|Net Worth||$15 million|
|Father Name||Gordon Carey|
|Mother Name||Andrea Carey|
|Son||Louis Robert Carey|
|Son Birthday||September 8, 2018|
|Body Stats||40-13-32 inches|
|Shoe Size||9 (US)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Batting Style||Left-hand Bat|
|Test Debut||December 8, 2021, vs England|
|T20 Debut||February 3, 2018 vs New Zealand|
|ODI Debut||19 Jan 2018 vs England|
|T20 Cap Number||89|
|ODI Cap No.||223|
|Test Cap No.||461|
|Coach & Mentor||N/A|
|Teams||Australia, Australia A, Australia XI, South Australia.|
|BBL Team||Adelaide Strikers|
|IPL Team||Delhi Capitals|
|T20 Blast Team||Sussex|
Alex Carey’s Favorite Things
|Food||Shepherd’s Pie, Cornish Pasty|
|Actress||Nell Gwyn, Gemma Chan|
|Actor||Simon Pegg, Bill Nighy|
|Hobbies||Playin, Dancing, Traveling|
|Singer||Rhian Benson, Izzy Bizu|
|player||Ricky Ponting, Lionel Messi|
|Sports||Baseball, Football, Cricket|
- After the 2019 world cup, the ICC included him as a wicketkeeper in its “Team of Tournament.”
- He is only the 4th wicketkeeper in his Sheffield Shield career to achieve 500 runs and 50 dismissals in a season.
- He participated in the 2019 T20 Blast event with Sussex County Club.
- Alex Carey scored his first century at his home field, the Adelaide Oval, against the Hobart Hurricanes. He was chosen for Australia’s ODI squad after two days.
- He is the fourth wicketkeeper in Sheffield Shield history to record 500 runs and 50 dismissals in a single season.
For INR 2.4 crore, Delhi Capitals acquired Alex Carey for the 2020 IPL. On October 12, 2020, against the Mumbai Indians, he made his DC debut. On his first day, he scored 14 runs while being unbroken.
Alex played his lone BBL game for the Adelaide Strikers in the 2016–17 season. During the next BBL season, he achieved his first half-century against the Sydney Sixers. During the same season, his first BBL century came against the Hobart Hurricanes, and Jofra Archer bowled him out for 100.
He scored fifty against the Brisbane Heat to begin the 2018 BBL season. At a strike rate of 120.07 in 12 innings throughout the season, he scored 329 runs. He scored 391 runs at an average of 35.55 in the following season, including a fifty against the Perth Scorchers.