Ryan Carters

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Ryan Carters
Personal information
Full name Ryan Graham Leslie Carters
Born (1990-07-25) 25 July 1990 (age 27)
Canberra, Australia
Batting Right-handed
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
2009–2013 Victoria
2011–2012 Melbourne Renegades
2013–2017 New South Wales
2012–2014 Sydney Thunder
2014–2017 Sydney Sixers
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 43 22 35
Runs scored 2,515 345 319
Batting average 35.92 31.36 15.19
100s/50s 5/11 0/1 0/0
Top score 209 65 35*
Catches/stumpings 66/1 13/1 29/2
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 12 May 2017

Ryan Graham Leslie Carters (born 25 July 1990) is an Australian former cricketer who represented New South Wales in the Australian domestic cricket competition and the Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League. In May 2017, he announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.[1]

Originally from Canberra, Carters played for the ACT Comets in the Cricket Australia Cup as well as Wests/ University of Canberra Cricket Club in the local Canberra grade competition. Carters moved to Melbourne in the 2009-10 season, making his first class debut in 2010 for Victoria. Carters signed on with New South Wales for the 2013-14 season, and cemented his place in the Shield team with hundreds in back-to-back Sheffield Shield matches at the start of the season. Carters was awarded the NSW 2013-14 Sheffield Shield Player of the Year at the 2013-14 Steve Waugh Medal Dinner. He was also awarded the NSW 2014-15 One Day Player of the Year, also at the Steve Waugh Medal Dinner.

Carters is the founder of Batting for Change,[2] in partnership with the LBW Trust Charity. Batting for Change has raised over AUS$140,000 during the last two BBL seasons.[3][4]

Retirement[edit]

Ryan Carters retired from all forms of cricket on 12 May 2017, At the age of 26, he played 46 First class Matches, and played all the Big Bash League seasons. He left the game at the age of 26 to pursue higher education with the goal of leadership and service.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ryan Carters retires at the age of 26". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Batting for Change grows with BBL". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 May 2017. 
  3. ^ Link text, additional text.
  4. ^ "Ryan Carters". Australia - Players. Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 October 2010. 
  5. ^ http://www.sydneysixers.com.au/news/ryan-carters-retires-from-cricket/2017-05-12

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