Cricket365 – Alex Carey and Jye Richardson have been awarded national contracts by Cricket Australia for the first time as the Aussies look towards the World Cup next year.

Summary

  • Alex Carey and Jye Richardson have been awarded national contracts by Cricket Australia for the first time as the Aussies look towards the World Cup next year.
  • Fast bowler Richardson, 21, has played in a one ODI and two T20Is but was part of the Test squad that recently toured South Africa.
  • Australia selector Trevor Hohns said: “Alex (Carey) is the second wicket-keeper in this squad, alongside Tim Paine.
  • He’s an exciting prospect who has played ODI and T20 cricket for Australia this summer, and was in the Test squad for the recent tour of South Africa.”
  • Tim Paine, who is the Aussies’ new Test skipper, and batsman Shaun Marsh were have had their contracts upgraded.


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