sport news Sussex to explore alternative overseas options to Alex Carey

Sussex exploring alternative overseas options for their Twenty20 Blast campaign with Australia's Alex Carey expected to earn an Ashes call-up Alex Carey is due to join up with Sussex but may receive an Ashes call-up The Australia World Cup vice-captain has scored 375 runs at the tournament However, his first-class cricket average is less than 30, with only two hundreds 

By Richard Gibson For Mailonline

Published: 10:27 BST, 12 July 2019 | Updated: 10:34 BST, 12 July 2019

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Sussex are exploring alternative overseas options in anticipation of Australia's World Cup vice-captain Alex Carey receiving an Ashes call-up.

The 27-year-old is due to join up with the Sharks for their Twenty20 Blast campaign, potentially pitching him alongside the man who inflicted a wound in his chin on Thursday in England star Jofra Archer, but his form at this tournament has led the hierarchy at last year's Blast runners-up to formulate back-up plans to complement Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan.

The wicketkeeper-batsman has scored 375 runs for Aaron Finch's team, regularly repairing faltering

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