I just want the IPL to start: Alex Carey of Delhi Capitals
NEW DELHI: Alex Carey, Australia's goalkeeping hitter, said he can't wait to join Capitals of Delhi for the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League ( IPL ) DC bought Carey for Rs 2.4 crore in the auction prior to the 13th edition of the stunning T20 league.
"I was really delighted to have been picked up by the Capitals of Delhi during the IPL Auction. I was over the moon, and I couldn't stop smiling for 24 hours when I heard the news", said Carey in an Instagram Live video chat on the franchise's official handle.
Carey revealed that he had met the DC hierarchy before and also expressed his enthusiasm for the prospect of playing in Delhi.
I was lucky to have met some of the team staff, including our owner, Parth Jindal. All the people I have met are amazing, and I was very excited to come to Delhi and play around a bit. Cricket said the 28-year-old.
"At this moment, I just want the IPL to get started, and I can't wait for our team to build on last season's result. I believe we have an amazing group of players in all departments and we will play some brilliant Cricket when we get the chance," Carey said.
IPL 2020 It was originally scheduled to start on March 29, but due to coronavirus pandemic, the start date was moved to April 15. The BCCI subsequently postponed the tournament indefinitely as a precaution against the spread of the virus.