Alex Carey, Matt Renshaw

Australia wicketkeeper Alex Carey took a sensational flying catch in the domestic Sheffield Shield tournament.

Queensland opening batsman Matt Renshaw tried to flick an Aston Agar delivery going down the leg-side. But Carey dived to his right and pulled off a superb catch, leaving commentators in awe.

Cricket.com.au shared the video on Twitter, and fans soon responded with high praise for the gloveman.

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“Miracle; Just Miracle from Carey,” one fan tweeted.

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“He should be the national team wicketkeeper in all three formats,” demanded another fan.

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“He should be ahead of Tim Paine!” another fan wrote.

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Alex Carey has established himself as Australia’s first-choice wicketkeeper in the limited-overs formats but is yet to make his Test debut.

The 28-year-old was also crucial for Australia as a finisher in the 2019 World Cup, where he scored 375 runs from 10 matches, averaging 62.50.