Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Alex Carey will stay with the Adelaide Strikers for the following 4 years, finishing the squad for the upcoming version of the Big Bash League (BBL), the membership introduced on Monday. The 29-year-old first joined the Strikers in 2017 forward of BBL season six, and already sits third on the run-scorer tally with 1,163 runs from his 35 matches performed, together with one century and 6 half-centuries. The elegant gloveman can be prime of the pile for Strikers dismissals, with 37, that includes 33 catches and 4 stumpings.
“I’m very happy to be staying at the Strikers for the next four years being my home team and it is an unbelievable feeling playing at Adelaide Oval in front of the fans, family, and friends, and I really hope that can continue this season,” Carey stated in an official assertion.
“The Big Bash is a competition I have loved playing in each year since I first signed, and I can’t wait for it all to get started,” he added.
Carey will first take the gloves in Australia’s ODI and T20I collection towards India starting 27 November, and it’s anticipated he’ll hyperlink up with the Strikers by way of December.
“Alex is a key part of the group, a player and leader of the highest standard, and for him to be at the Strikers for the next four years is a massive result for this franchise, the city, and our fans,” stated Head Coach Jason Gillespie.
A member of the Strikers’ maiden Championship crew in BBL season seven, Carey’s one BBL century so far got here towards the Hobart Hurricanes that season, needing simply 56 balls to finish the milestone at Adelaide Oval.
Topics talked about on this article