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Keith Pont      

Full name Keith Rupert Pont

Born January 16, 1953, Wanstead, Essex

Current age 63 years 222 days

Major teams Essex

Nickname Monty, Plod

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 6 ft 2 in

Education Brentwood School

Relation Brother - IL Pont

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 198 305 44 6558 125* 25.12 7 35 92 0
List A 249 207 44 2894 60* 17.75 0 5 46 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 198 6531 3189 96 5/17 33.21 2.92 68.0 2 0
List A 249 5355 3880 146 4/22 4/22 26.57 4.34 36.6 3 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1970 - 1986
List A span 1972 - 1986
Profile

One of three brothers with Essex connections, Keith Pont was an allrounder who was a key member of the Essex side that won the county their first trophies and made them a major force in county cricket in the late 1970s and early 1980s. His strength was his batting - he regularly passed 500 runs in the season, and in 1983 he scored 802 at 34.86 including the best of his seven first-class hundreds - 125* against Glamorgan. After retiring he became director of development at the ECB and then in 2005 chief executive of the Get Fit Foundation, the national governing body for physical activity.
Martin Williamson

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 344/7 (116 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 149/2 (45.3 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 & 34/4 (16.3 ov) Kent 533/6d
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-25
Essex won by an innings and 10 runs
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 534/7 (134 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 & 203/8 (63 ov) Surrey 480
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 195/3 (57.2 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 61/3 (23 ov, target 452)
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