Alex Carey Biography, Records, Batting, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More

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 Alex Carey Full Biography

The Loxton-born teenager kid named Alex Carey is a footballer turned cricketer. Initially, he carried both cricket and football but later completely switched to the top-order batsman. After his failures, he turned a wicketkeeper-batsman and bats at lower order. Carey made his first-class debut way back in 2013 but he had to take time to adjust himself in the shield cricket. His extraordinary season with the bat and gloves earned him a call for 1st eleven. In season 2016-2017, Carey came to the limelight and scored 500 runs and over 50 dismissals which caught the eyes of selectors.

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Carey made his T20I and ODI debut in early 2018 but he had to wait 3 years for his maiden Baggy Green cap. Being in competition with Matthew Wade in white-ball and Tim Paine in red-ball cricket, but his brilliant performances in 2019 earned him a place in the World Cup squad. while batting at lower order, Carey performed well throughout the campaign and was named as a wk batsman in the ICC team of the tournament. After the suspension of Tim Paine, Carey received his test debut cap from legend Adam Gilchrist during Ashes 2021-2022.

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Alex Carey Basic Information 

  • Name: Alex Tyson Carey
  • Nickname: Kez
  • Role: wk-batsman
  • Batting Style: left-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: N/A

Alex Carey Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.):  5’8″
  • Weight (approx.): 72 KG
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown

Personal Life of Alex Carey

  • Date of Birth: 27 August 1991
  • Age: 30 years
  • Birth Place: Loxton, South Australia
  • Zodiac sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: Australian
  • School: N/A
  • College: N/A
  • Educational Qualifications: N/A
  • Net Worth: $1 Million – $2 Million

  Alex Carey Family & Religion

  • Father: Gordon

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  •  Mother: Andrea
  • Brother: N/A
  • Sister: N/A
  • Coach/Mentor:  Justin Langer
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Address: Loxton, South Australia

Cricket Career Of Alex Carey

  • Test:  Australia vs England at Brisbane – December 08 – 11, 2021
  • ODI: Australia vs England at Brisbane – January 19, 2018
  • T20: Australia vs New Zealand at Sydney – February 03, 2018
  •  Jersey Number: 4
  • Domestic/State Teams: Australia, South Australia, Adelaide Strikers, Prime Ministers XI, Australia A, Sussex, Delhi Capitals, Cummins XI, Finch XI
  • Nature on the field: Calm.

Batting Career

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 3 5 0 97 51 19.4 211 45.97 0 0 1 7 0
ODI 45 40 7 1203 106 36.45 1341 89.71 1 0 5 118 10
T20I 38 26 5 233 37 11.1 215 108.37 0 0 0 19 7

Bowling Career

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 3
ODI 45
T20I 38

 Source: Cricbuzz

Highlighted Records of Alex Carey

  • Carey became one of the fourth players to score 500 runs with the bat and 50 dismissals as a wk batsman in a single Sheffield Shield season in 2016-17.
  • Carey equaled the record of most catches 8 by a wicket-keeper on Test debut.
  • He was named by ICC as a wicket-keeper in the ‘Team of the Tournament’ for the ICC World Cup 2019.
  • Carey set the record for most catches 18 by a wicket-keeper in a single edition of the Icc World Cup. He achieved this feat in ICC World Cup 2019.
  •  He was picked by the Delhi Capitals ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League in 2020 IPL auctions.

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Alex Carey Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: playing Football
  • Favorite Cricketers:  Adam Gilchrist
  • Favorite Sportspersons: Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Favorite Food: Pasta
  • Favorite Color: White

Alex Carey Relationship Status

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Eloise

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  • Marriage Date: N/A
  • Children: Clementine & Louis

                                      Alex Carey Awards and Recognitions

  • He was named by ICC as a wicket-keeper in the ‘Team of the Tournament’ for the ICC World Cup 2019.

Controversies did by (Alex Carey)

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The All Out Cricket Post Interview Of Alex Carey

Lesser-Known Facts

  • Carey used to play full-time as a footballer later switched his career to cricket.
  • In ICC World Cup 2019 semi-final against England, Brutal bouncer of jofra archer smashed his chin.

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