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Alex Carey

Batter

RUNS
27
AVERAGE
27

Batter

Bats Left Hand.
Bowls Does Not Bowl

AGE
26
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

SA

SA
LOCAL CLUB

Glenelg

Bio

After starting out as a cricketer, Carey decided to pursue a career in AFL. He took up a rookie contract with the newly formed Greater Western Sydney Giants, and the 18-year-old immediately found success.

He won their Best and Fairest Award in his first season, and was destined for higher honours with the newly formed club.

However, the talented sportsman was lured back to cricket in 2012 by the Redbacks, and Carey looks to have finally settled down in the South Australian system.

Carey debuted as a 21-year-old for the Ryobi Cup side against a NSW side needing to win to keep their finals aspirations alive.

In his only limited-overs appearance, Carey looked at ease at the Adelaide Oval, before being trapped in front for 38 by a fired up Doug Bollinger.

Carey was handed his first Sheffield Shield cap just two days later, but didn’t enjoy as much success in a game where almost everyone struggled with the bat. 

Batting at three, Carey was trapped in front by Trent Copeland for just two, before making an improved 17 in the second innings.

Carey has again earned a place in the Redbacks’ squad after a three-year absence on the back of impressive form in 2015-16.

Carey returned 822 runs at 90.2 for Glenelg in Premier Cricket, highlighted by knocks of 195 against Adelaide and 151 against West Torrens.

He also averaged 44.13 from five Futures League matches.

MATCHES
1
DEBUT
-
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
27
BEST BOWLING
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Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
27
INNINGS
1
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
27
100s
0
50s
0

Fancy footwork ends Carey's maiden knock

England's Chris Woakes was a talented footballer as a junior and used his soccer skills to run out Australia debutant Alex Carey with a clean strike


0:29 180119---BNE---Cap-Pres-still

Carey, Richardson receive their ODI caps

Ian Healy and Carl Rackemann were on hand to present Alex Carey and Jhye Richardson with their maiden ODI caps ahead of the match against England


3:59 Match-Highlights-Carey-pilots-Strikers-triumph-still

Match Highlights: Carey pilots Strikers' triumph

Adelaide Strikers snapped Hobart Hurricanes five-match winning run on the back of superb performances from Alex Carey and Jake Weatherald


Australia make three changes in Brisbane

Carey, Richardson make their ODI debuts as Zampa is axed for White for the second ODI at the Gabba


180119---BNE---Cap-Pres-still

Carey to debut in place of ill Paine

Paine joins Hazlewood on the sidelines, with Carey and potentially Richardson to debut


Paine illness leads to Carey call-up

Gloveman brought in as cover for Tim Paine ahead of second ODI against England