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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
Nick Name  Carey
Birthday August 27, 1991
Birthplace Loxton, South Australia
Age 31 Years
Nationality  Australian
Sun Sign  Virgo
Profession Cricketer
Religion Christianity
School Brighton High School
Race / Ethnicity
White
Net Worth $15 million

Family

Father Name Gordon Carey
Mother Name Andrea Carey
Martial Status Married
Sisters Ashleigh Carey
Brother Adam Carey
Wife/Spouse Eloise Carey
Wife Profession therapist
Total Children 2
Son Louis Robert Carey
Daughter Clementine Rose
Son Birthday September 8, 2018

Physical Stats

Body Stats 40-13-32 inches
Eye Color Blue
Height 174 cm
Weight 72 kg
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Body type Athletic
Waist 32 inches
Hair Color Dark Brown

Cricket Stats

Batting Style Left-hand Bat
Role Wicketkeeper Batter
Fielding Style Wicketkeeper
Shirt/Jersey Number 4
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
Color  Blue, Green
Singer  Rhian Benson, Izzy Bizu
player  Ricky Ponting, Lionel Messi
Sports Baseball, Football, Cricket
Film Not Known
Place Miami
Pets Cats

Facts

  • 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.

Records

  • 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.

Career

IPL

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.

BBL

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.

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