Australia cricketers Alex Carey, Nathan Coulter-Nile not surprised at being released by IPL franchises
While wicket-keeper batsman Carey was released by last edition's runners-up side Delhi Capitals on Thursday, Coulter-Nile was de-listed by champions Mumbai Indians.
India vs Australia: Cameron Green, Mitchell Swepson named in Australia A squad for pink-ball warm-up game
The 21-year-old Green, who scored an unbeaten 125 for Australia A in their first practice match against India A, will look to seal his place in the first Test playing eleven with another good outing in the pink-ball game against a full-strength Indian side.
Carey had the opportunity to work with Ponting in the UAE during his time with IPL finalists Delhi Capitals, a side coached by the former World Cup-winning skipper.
Bairstow breaks into top 10 of ICC rankings for ODI batsmen after century against Australia, Kohli stays at top
Jonny Bairstow topped the England-Australia ODI series aggregate with 196 runs after his 126-ball 112 in the final match to re-enter the top 10 of ICC ODI rankings.
A record sixth-wicket stand of 212 runs between Alex Carey (106) and Maxwell (108) helped Australia to a 2-1 success as England suffered their first home ODI series defeat in five years.
England vs Australia: Maxwell, Carey smash tons as Aussies recover from precarious position to win third ODI, clinch series
Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey both hit brilliant hundreds as Australia sealed a dramatic series win over world champions England in the third one-day international at Old Trafford on Wednesday.
Carey, along with pacer Pat Cummins, had shared the vice-captaincy title in limited overs cricket since that leadership structure was implemented under then new coach Justin Langer in 2018.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Cricket is not going to be the same in post-COVID-19 world, says Australia's Alex Carey
Carey is open to the idea of playing in empty stadiums, which according to him could be a way forward
Alex Carey, who was scheduled to make his IPL debut with the Ponting-coached Delhi outfit, said only time will tell whether the T20I World Cup and the IPL can happen this year with the COVID-19 wreaking havoc across the globe.
The 28-year-old Carey said cricketers thrive on the energy of their fans and they would be jobless without them but if a spectator-less event is in store, he will still definitely go out to play for his country
IPL 2020: Delhi Capitals' Chris Woakes pulls out of IPL to stay fresh for England Test team, says report
Delhi Capitals' Chris Woakes has pulled out of the upcoming IPL to stay fresh ahead of England's home Test summer, according to a media report.
Carey, who was a part of Australia's World Cup team last summer, will make his debut in the cash-rich IPL this season after the Delhi based franchise purchased him for Rs 2.40 crore in the player auction.
South Africa vs Australia: Visitors recall Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell for ODI, T20 series, Marcus Stoinis misses out
Marsh last featured in an Australian side in the Ashes series last September. He hasn't played an ODI since January 2018 or a T20 international since October 2018
India vs Australia, Highlights, 3rd ODI at Bengaluru, Full Cricket Score: Men in Blue stroll to 7-wicket victory, win series 2-1
India vs Australia 3rd ODI Live updates: INDIA WIN BY 7 WICKETS! Manish Pandey with another boundary straight down the ground and that's the win! India win by 7 wickets and seal the series 2-1. Shreyas Iyer remains unbeaten on 44 and 8 for Pandey.
India vs Australia, Highlights, 1st ODI in Mumbai, Full Cricket Score: Warner, Finch slam tons as Aussies go 1-0 up with 10-wicket win
India vs Australia 1st ODI Live Updates: It's over! Warner hits a boundary to take his team to the victory line. A 258-run opening partnership between Finch and Warner takes Australia to a comprehensive 10-wicket win in the first ODI. They take a 1-0 lead in the series. India have been completely decimated today. One of the worst losses ever.
The 28-year-old Carey admits that the series against India will be a tough one, especially facing the likes of Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami.
IPL 2020: Alex Carey a 'good cricket brain', can be a quality back up option for Rishabh Pant, says Delhi Capitals coach Ricky Ponting
Carey, who usually opens the innings in the Big Bash League, smashed a 24-ball 55 for the Adelaide Strikers at number 4 role while Ponting looked on from the television commentary box on Monday night.
IPL 2020 Auction: From Alex Carey to George Munsey, underrated international stars who could find buyers
It has been 12 years since the Indian Premier League (IPL) first kicked off but the excitement and fervour remain as good, if not better, and the prelude to the big event, the IPL auctions, is once again set to hit the floors.
Australia vs Pakistan: Alex Carey elated over having a 'very role-specific side', lauds bowlers' performance
Australia recently whitewashed Sri Lanka in a three-match T20I series. They are now hosting Pakistan for a three-match T20I series and the first match was abandoned during Australia's chase of 108 runs on Sunday.
Australia vs Pakistan: Alex Carey to lead A side; batting spots up for grabs before hosts take on visitors in two-match Test series
Australian selectors on Tuesday flagged a number of batting spots still up for grabs in the upcoming Test series against Pakistan, with an A-side promising a run-off among a number of contenders.