|Alex Carey Quick Info|
|Date of birth||27 August 1991|
|Husband or wife||Eloise Carey|
Alex Carey is an Australian professional cricketer who has represented his country in all 3 formats of the game (Test, ODI and T20I) as a wicketkeeper-batsman. In the Australian domestic circuit, he has played in all 3 formats for his home state South Australia (2012–13–present). In the franchise based T20 league, he has turned out for Adelaide Strikers (2016-17-present) in bbl (Big Bash League) and Delhi Capitals (2020) in IPL (Indian Premier League). A rare occurrence in modern cricket, Alex has also played outside his home country representing domestic cricket. Sussex County Cricket Club (2019) in England.
name at birth
Alex Tyson Carey
loxton, south australia, australia
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
- father — Gordon Carey
- Mother — Andrea Carey
- siblings – Adam Carey (Older Brother), Ashley Carey (Sister)
wicket keeper batsman
- 4 – Test matches, One Day International (ODI), T20 International (T20I), Sussex County Cricket Club (English domestic cricket)
- 5 – Adelaide Strikers (BBL), Delhi Capitals (IPL)
6 feet or 183 cm
73 kg or 161 lbs
girlfriend / spouse
Alex has dated –
- Eloise Carey (2012-Present) – Alex started dating Eloise in August 2012 and the couple got married in September 2016. They have 2 children together – a son named Louis Robert Carey (b. September 2018) and a daughter named Clementine Rose Carey (b. September 2021).
Caste / Ethnicity
- toned physique
- short curly hair
- friendly smile
- clean shaven look
Alex is sponsored by –
- Kookaburra Cricket Australia/New Zealand
- ASICS Australia
- Toyota Australia
Alex Carey Facts
- In his teens, Alex played both Australian rules football and cricket. As he grew up, he preferred Australian rules football and represented Glenelg South Australian National Football League (SANFL) reserves the competition when he was 15 years old.
- In 2008, he got the 2008 . Was selected in the team of South Australia for afl (Australian Football League) Under 18 Championship But didn’t play any game. After this he played for South Australia in 2009. AFL Under 18 Championship and had won sanflo Reserves the Premiership with Glenelg.
- He moved to Sydney in 2010 to join aflNew Expansion Club of Greater Western Sydney Giantswho were participating in Tac Cup (an under-19 Australian rules football representative competition) in preparation for their entry afl in 2012. He captained the team in the final and won the team’s ‘Best and Fair’ award. He left for the team again in 2011. North East Australian Football League but was not given a place in his inauguration afl Team for the 2012 season.
- He then returned to Adelaide and started playing grade cricket with him. Glenelg Cricket Club In the 2012-13 season. He soon earned a contract with South Australia to play senior domestic cricket. He started out as a specialist batsman but later moved down the order and became a wicket-keeper.
- in 2016-17 session Sheffield Shield (the major domestic first-class cricket competition in Australia), he became the fourth player in history to score 500 runs with the bat and 50 dismissals as a wicketkeeper in a single season of the tournament. During the final of the tournament, he recorded his 59th dismissal of the season, a new record for a wicketkeeper in a season.
- 2019. In ICC Cricket World Cup, he was Australia’s fourth highest run-scorer in the tournament (375 runs in 10 matches). With 18 catches, he also set a new record for most catches by a wicketkeeper in a single edition of the tournament. for their performance, international cricket council (ICC) included him in the ‘team of the tournament’.
- In July 2021, he was named Australia’s captain for the first ODI of their bilateral series against West Indies after regular captain Aaron Finch was ruled out due to a knee injury. This was the first time that Alex had captained Australia in an international match. Australia won the match by 133 runs and he also completed 1,000 ODI runs and 50 ODI catches in that match.
- He made his Test debut in December 2021 in the first match of the 2021–22 edition. Ashes (A biennial Test match series played between England and Australia). The debut took place under highly unusual circumstances as he had to fast-track into the team after the regular wicketkeeper (as well as captain of the Test team), Tim Paine, stepped down just days before the start of the series. , Tim was embroiled in a scandal after a series of inappropriate texts he shared with a woman threatened to be exposed to the public. Alex took 8 catches in that match and set a new record for most catches by a wicketkeeper at the start of a Test match.
Featured image by Alex Carey / Instagram