Alex Carey was eagerly ready to share the Delhi Capitals dugout alongside the good Ricky Ponting however the Australian wicket-keeper now feels he’s unlikely to get the chance this yr with the IPL indefinitely postponed.
Carey, who was scheduled to make his IPL debut with the Ponting-coached Delhi outfit, stated solely time will inform whether or not the T20 World Cup and the IPL can occur this yr with the COVID-19 wreaking havoc throughout the globe.
“At this stage it’s looking likely that (IPL) might not go ahead,” Carey was quoted as saying by Cricket Australia on Friday.”It can be good to be in Delhi taking part in cricket – it was my first time chosen to be a part of the IPL. I’m nonetheless actually optimistic.
“I’m sure the world will move in the way we want it to, and there’s still that hope later in the season the IPL will go ahead and the (men’s T20) World Cup (scheduled for Australia), but we’ll wait and see,” he added.
With most international locations underneath lockdown, Carey at present is in isolation together with his spouse Eloise and 19-month-outdated son Louis in Adelaide. He can also be advantageous-tuning his wicket-conserving abilities by throwing a golf ball towards a wall and catching it on the rebound.”I have a look at it as I’m wholesome, protected, and getting to spend so much of time with my household. It was an enormous couple of years on the cricket subject, so to should spend time at dwelling is sort of good,” the vice-captain of Australia’s restricted-over workforce stated.