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Cricket World Cup 2019: Alex Carey in line for batting promotion and Ashes chance, Michael Slater says

Fox Sports Australia – That is the view of former Australia opener Michael Slater who was impressed by Carey’s man of the match performance against New Zealand at Lord’s on Saturday night.

Summary

  • That is the view of former Australia opener Michael Slater who was impressed by Carey’s man of the match performance against New Zealand at Lord’s on Saturday night.
  • Get your 14-day free trial and start streaming instantly >Carey was considered by some as a lucky inclusion in Australia’s 15-man World Cup squad, holding off a fast finishing Peter Handscomb who was fancied after the summer by the likes of Mitchell Johnson.
  • FIVE THINGS WE LEARNED: Aussies have a giant slayer, keeper comes of ageFROM ZERO TO HERO: Flying Kiwi sends Smith packingAhead of Carey in the order is Marcus Stoinis and Glenn Maxwell, who have both failed to make a big impression with the bat at the World Cup with 65 runs at 16.
  • Slater said Carey’s performances in English conditions will likely keep him there for the highly-anticipated Ashes series, which follows the World Cup in August.
  • Slater isn’t the only Australian great singing Carey’s praises – three-time World Cup winner Adam Gilchrist is a big fan, too.


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