Australia limited-overs wicketkeeper Alex Carey is raring to have a chat with India wicketkeeper when the 2 get collectively within the UAE for the upcoming season of Indian Premier League. Carey, who was purchased by Delhi Capitals final yr on the auctions, will make his IPL debut this yr within the UAE, and he believes that the match will be probability for him to spend a while with among the greatest cricketing minds.
“I suppose, you know, chatting to Rishabh and the way he plays his cricket. Obviously, wicketkeeper-batsman and he’s so explosive and dynamic, as a batsman,” Carey throughout a digital press convention in Australia, as quoted by ESPNCricinfo.
“It will be great to talk to him, he’s quite unconventional in some of his cricket shots, it’s amazing to see him play, so probably have a good chat about mindset with him,” he added.
On being requested about how excited he’s to play within the match, Carey stated: “Yeah, it’s really exciting. It will be my first opportunity playing the IPL, so firstly it’s just exciting to be a part of that competition, which we all watch and admire around the world in the T20 format.”
“And then leading into the T20 World Cups in the next couple of years… it’s a great opportunity to play against the best in the world, in different conditions as well,” he added.
“All the net sessions we’re going to have, we’re going to make sure we’re playing against the great spinners at Delhi Capitals, and speaking to a lot of those players – Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane and all those senior guys – picking their brains really. Add Ricky Ponting (head coach) in as well, it’s a pretty exciting list of players and staff members we’ve got in Delhi,” he additional stated.
“Shikhar Dhawan is so experienced in the top order, and has performed on massive occasions as well. Again, another left-hand batter. So [I am] keen to speak to him. Ashwin is an amazing spinner and I want to face him once in the nets as well, just to put yourself up against some of those guys,” Carey went on.
IPL 2020 will start from September 19th with the ultimate to be performed on November 10th. The matches will happen in three cities – Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Dubai.