Alex Carey      

Full name Alex Tyson Carey

Born August 27, 1991, Loxton, South Australia

Current age 28 years 23 days

Major teams Australia, Adelaide Strikers, South Australia, South Australia Under-19s, South Australia Under-23s

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Alex Tyson Carey
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 29 26 6 804 85 40.20 874 91.99 0 4 86 5 34 5
T20Is 19 13 4 125 37* 13.88 101 123.76 0 0 10 4 11 5
First-class 31 55 6 1538 139 31.38 2735 56.23 2 9 171 14 112 2
List A 54 51 6 1521 92 33.80 1813 83.89 0 9 168 16 62 6
T20s 54 46 8 1182 100 31.10 885 133.55 1 7 119 34 40 8
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 29 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 19 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 31 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 54 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 54 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Australia v England at Brisbane, Jan 19, 2018 scorecard
Last ODI England v Australia at Birmingham, Jul 11, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, Feb 3, 2018 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v India at Sydney, Nov 25, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut South Australia v New South Wales at Adelaide, Feb 19-21, 2013 scorecard
Last First-class Derbyshire v Australians at Derby, Aug 29-31, 2019 scorecard
List A debut South Australia v New South Wales at Adelaide, Feb 17, 2013 scorecard
Last List A England v Australia at Birmingham, Jul 11, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Sydney Thunder v Adelaide Strikers at Sydney, Jan 18, 2017 scorecard
Last T20s Sussex v Worcestershire at Hove, Sep 6, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
8, 0c/0s Sussex v Worcs Hove 6 Sep 2019 T20
3c/0s, 1c/0s Australians v Derbyshire Derby 29 Aug 2019 FC
0c/0s, 61 Sussex v Glamorgan Cardiff 26 Aug 2019 T20
0c/0s, 41* Sussex v Middlesex Uxbridge 24 Aug 2019 T20
0c/0s, 3 Sussex v Essex Hove 22 Aug 2019 T20
56, 69* Sussex v Middlesex Hove 18 Aug 2019 FC
0c/0s, 19 Sussex v Surrey The Oval 15 Aug 2019 T20
1c/0s, 32 Sussex v Middlesex Hove 9 Aug 2019 T20
1c/0s Sussex v Glamorgan Hove 6 Aug 2019 T20
1c/0s, 22 Sussex v Gloucs Bristol 4 Aug 2019 T20
Profile

As inaugural captain of the Greater Western Sydney Giants on their road towards inclusion in the Australian Football League, Alex Carey appeared to be a talent lost to cricket. But the fade of his Australian football career around his 20th birthday left him to fall back on the other sport that had competed for his junior attention, starting a road to becoming Australia's limited-overs wicketkeeper and vice-captain.

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Jul 28, 2019

Alex Carey bats, watched by Tom Banton, Somerset v Sussex, Vitality Blast, Taunton, July 28, 2019

Alex Carey bats, watched by Tom Banton

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Jul 21, 2019

Tim Paine and Alex Carey in the nets, July 21, 2019

Tim Paine and Alex Carey in the nets

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Jul 11, 2019

Alex Carey is hit by a Jofra Archer bouncer, England v Australia, World Cup 2019, Edgbaston, July 11, 2019

Even as Jofra Archer's bouncer slammed into his chin, Carey was already reaching for his helmet, to keep it from falling on the stumps

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