Alex Carey, who is Australia’s first-choice wicketkeeper in limited-overs cricket, could be one of the most lucrative picks in the upcoming IPL 2021 auction.
The 29-year-old wicket keeper Batsman, who was recently released by the Delhi Capitals, has shown keen interest in playing the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League.
Australia’s Alex Carey urges teams to bid for him at the IPL 2021 auction. The team’s head coach, Ricky Ponting, had major plans for the player and had even expressed his desire of having the talented batsman play as a finisher. However, with the presence of Rishabh Pant, it became a task to accommodate the Australian in the playing eleven and the could play only three matches during with the Delhi Capitals.
The player has garnered a lot of praise for his batting in the BBL 2021. He plays as an opening batsman for the Adelaide Strikers. Alex Carey also smashed the first-ever century in the ongoing season of the Australian League. During the 46th match of the tournament, the star player scored a crucial 101 off just 62 balls and impressed with his striking rate. The left-hander’s ton came just a day after being released by his IPL franchise.
Speaking on his experience of being a part of the Indian Premier League, Alex Carey, in a conversation with 7Cricket, mentioned that it was a significant opportunity for him to be a part of the world’s best t20 league. The cricketer also seemed optimistic regarding the auctions and also urged the IPL teams to pick him for the forthcoming season. He also asked Ricky Ponting for an opportunity of representing the Delhi Capitals once again. Ricky Ponting, who currently serves as a commentator for 7Cricket, also revealed that there is a strong chance that he will buy Alex Carey back in the auction, and he has also communicated the same to the player.