VIVO IPL 2020 – Melbourne: Delhi capitals head coach Ricky Ponting believes Alex Carey, who was recently purchased at the IPL auction, can play a lot of matches while playing fourth. They are a good substitute for wicketkeeper Rishabh pant.
Australia wicketkeeper Alex Carey, who usually started inning in the big bash league, played 55 runs in 24 balls by the Parrot Adelaide strikers while Ricky Ponting was present in the commentary box.
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Ricky Ponting has said a local news agency said, ‘Alex Carey who is playing the role at the moment, because of this he inspired me and Delhi Capitals‘. Ponting said, ‘He is a good player against spin, his mind to play cricket is brilliant and they play with caution, which I think they can win us a lot of matches next year’.
Rishabh Pant will be the replacement of Alex Carey
Ricky Ponting said that Alex Carey could be used as a replacement for Rishabh Pant. ‘if our current wicketkeeper Rishabh pant is hurt, then Alex Carey can play this role too easily,’ he said. Alex Carey was part of Australia’s World Cup team so Alex Carey will debut in IPL next season. Delhi capitals bought 28-year-old Alex Carey for Rs 2 crore 40 lakh.
It should be noted that Alex Carey is told the next Michael Hussey in Australia. They are called big match finisher. Alex Carey has even proven herself so far. Their average in ODI is more than 40 and in T20, they also have a strike rate of 135 and make an average of over 32. Alex Carey is also making good runs in the big bash league. Adelaide strikers captain Carrie has played a fast-paced inning of 45 runs against Sydney thunders and 55 runs against Perth scar marijuana.