Wicketkeeper Alex Carey will captain Australia in place of the injured Aaron Finch, to begin with, three one-day internationals against West Indies on Tuesday at Kensington Oval.
HIGHLIGHTS: Alex Carey will Captain Australia
- Alex Carey will become the 26th man to captain Australia’s ODI side
- Carey will lead Australia in place of the injured Aaron Finch
- Cricket Australia said Finch injured a knee while batting in 5th T20I
Alex Carey will end up just the fourth wicket-keeper to captain Australia’s men’s ODI group. When the side takes on the West Indies within the, to begin with of three one-day internationals on Tuesday at Kensington Oval.
Cricket Australia said on Monday that Finch harmed his knee whereas batting within the fifth Twenty20 in St. Lucia final Friday and that his wellness for the ODI arrangement. Will gonna be evaluated on a day-to-day basis.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Carey takes over the captaincy within the nonappearance of standard vice-captain Pat Cummins who is sitting out the Caribbean visit. As it were three attendants have captained Australia’s men’s ODI group within the past. They are Adam Gilchrist (17 matches), Ian Healy (8), and Tim Paine (5).
“I am deeply honored to be able to lead the team while Aaron recovers,” Carey said.
“To the captain, Australia is one of the greatest privileges in sport and honor I am extremely thankful to receive.
“Finchy is our captain and we will welcome him back with open arms. When he is fully fit, So for now I hope I can fill the role to his extremely high standards.
“To lead this group against the West Indies in the West Indies is a great challenge and one I very much look forward to for as long as I have the opportunity.”
Australia will be searching to bounce back from their 4-1 T20I series of misfortune to the same restriction. And always have reason to be certain. In having won also to each of their past three ODI campaigns. ODI is set for Thursday. And also the final match is on Saturday. Then all at Kensington Oval. West Indies won the T20 series 4-1, including the first three matches.