Alex Carey      

Full name Alex Tyson Carey

Born August 27, 1991, Loxton, South Australia

Current age 29 years 154 days

Major teams Australia, Adelaide Strikers, Australia A, Australian Prime Minister's Invitation XI, Australian XI, Brad Haddin XII, Delhi Capitals, PJ Cummins' XI, South Australia, South Australia Under-17s, South Australia Under-19s, South Australia Under-23s, Sussex

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 42 37 7 1091 106 36.36 1189 91.75 1 4 109 8 49 5
T20Is 30 18 4 176 37* 12.57 151 116.55 0 0 13 6 14 9
First-class 37 65 6 2014 143 34.13 3430 58.71 4 11 248 17 133 2
List A 74 69 8 2087 106 34.21 2413 86.48 1 12 228 20 84 6
T20s 91 77 9 2068 101 30.41 1602 129.08 2 10 194 60 68 13
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 42 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 30 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 37 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 91 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
ODI debut Australia v England at Brisbane, Jan 19, 2018 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v India at Canberra, Dec 2, 2020 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, Feb 3, 2018 scorecard
Last T20I England v Australia at Southampton, Sep 6, 2020 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut South Australia v New South Wales at Adelaide, Feb 19-21, 2013 scorecard
Last First-class Australia A v Indians at Sydney, Dec 11-13, 2020 scorecard
List A debut South Australia v New South Wales at Adelaide, Feb 17, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Australia v India at Canberra, Dec 2, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Sydney Thunder v Adelaide Strikers at Sydney, Jan 18, 2017 scorecard
Last T20s Adelaide Strikers v Sydney Thunder at Adelaide, Jan 25, 2021 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2, 0c/0s Strikers v Thunder Adelaide 25 Jan 2021 T20
29, 2c/0s Strikers v Thunder Adelaide 24 Jan 2021 T20
101, 2c/0s Strikers v Heat Adelaide 21 Jan 2021 T20
0c/0s, 1 Strikers v Stars Melbourne 15 Jan 2021 T20
1c/0s, 21 Strikers v Stars Adelaide 11 Jan 2021 T20
42, 0c/0s Strikers v Renegades Adelaide 8 Jan 2021 T20
24, 2c/0s Strikers v Renegades Adelaide 5 Jan 2021 T20
31, 0c/0s Strikers v Sixers Carrara 3 Jan 2021 T20
82, 1c/0s Strikers v Scorchers Adelaide 31 Dec 2020 T20
15, 2c/0s Strikers v Scorchers Adelaide 28 Dec 2020 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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Jan 21, 2021

Alex Carey made the first century of the BBL season, Adelaide Strikers vs Brisbane Heat, Adelaide Oval, Big Bash League, January 21, 2021

Alex Carey made the first century of the BBL season

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Dec 31, 2020

Alex Carey's stroke-filled knock lifted his team, Adelaide Strikers vs Perth Scorchers, BBL 2020-21, Adelaide, December 31, 2020

Alex Carey's stroke-filled knock lifted his team

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Dec 13, 2020

Ben McDermott and Alex Carey during their century partnership, Australia A v Indians, day-night tour match, third day, Sydney, December 13, 2020

Ben McDermott and Alex Carey during their century partnership

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