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Rob Key      

Full name Robert William Trevor Key

Born May 12, 1979, East Dulwich, London

Current age 34 years 343 days

Major teams England, Kent, Marylebone Cricket Club

Nickname Keysy

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Height 6 ft 1 in

Education Langley Park Boys' School

Robert William Trevor Key
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 15 26 1 775 221 31.00 1639 47.28 1 3 97 2 11 0
ODIs 5 5 0 54 19 10.80 135 40.00 0 0 6 0 0 0
T20Is 1 1 1 10 10* - 8 125.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 272 469 36 17924 270* 41.39 51 69 149 0
List A 221 214 17 6381 144* 32.39 8 37 45 0
Twenty20 86 86 10 1855 98* 24.40 1546 119.98 0 10 203 36 23 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 15 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 272 472 319 3 2/31 2/31 106.33 4.05 157.3 0 0 0
List A 221 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 86 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut England v India at Nottingham, Aug 8-12, 2002 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Centurion, Jan 21-25, 2005 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v Zimbabwe at Nottingham, Jun 26, 2003 scorecard
Last ODI England v West Indies at Lord's, Jul 6, 2004 scorecard
ODI statistics
Only T20I England v Netherlands at Lord's, Jun 5, 2009 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1998
Last First-class Worcestershire v Kent at Worcester, Apr 13-16, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 1998
Last List A Kent v Nottinghamshire at Canterbury, Aug 26, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Kent at The Oval, Jul 9, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Jul 8, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
11, 13 Kent v Worcs Worcester 13 Apr 2014 FC
0 Kent v Lbrough MCCU Canterbury 7 Apr 2014 FC
134, 3* Kent v Lancashire Canterbury 24 Sep 2013 FC
101, 0/2 Kent v Northants Northampton 17 Sep 2013 FC
25, 17 Kent v Essex Canterbury 11 Sep 2013 FC
9, 33 Kent v Glamorgan Cardiff 3 Sep 2013 FC
41 Kent v Notts Canterbury 26 Aug 2013 LA
53, 2* Kent v Gloucs Canterbury 21 Aug 2013 FC
7 Kent v Warwickshire Canterbury 15 Aug 2013 LA
0 Kent v Northants Northampton 13 Aug 2013 LA
Profile

A career tends to need to end before the epithet "legend" can be appended to it, but in Kent at least Rob Key has already earned it. After seven years leading the county on the field, for much of the time under trying circumstances, he stood down at the end of the 2012 season, and in the following season proceeded to accumulate over 1,000 runs in County Championship cricket and 500 in the one day game. His captaincy successor James Tredwell was much in demand by England during 2013, and is likely to be going forward, so now Key is back in charge for an eighth year in 2014.

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Sep 25, 2013

Rob Key acknowledges his century, Kent v Lancashire, County Championship, Division Two, Canterbury, 2nd day, September 25, 2013

Rob Key acknowledges his century

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May 26, 2013

Rob Key strikes one down the ground, Sussex v Kent, YB40, Horsham, May 26, 2013

Rob Key strikes one down the ground

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May 26, 2013

Robert Key is stumped off Michael Yardy, Sussex v Kent, YB40, Horsham, May 26, 2013

Robert Key is stumped off Michael Yardy

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 1998

NBC Denis Compton Award 2001

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2005

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Hampshire at Derby - Apr 20-23
Hampshire 231/5
Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street - Apr 20-23
Durham 308 Somerset 7/0
Glamorgan v Gloucs at Cardiff - Apr 20-23
Glamorgan 47/6
Kent v Leics at Canterbury
Apr 20-23, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester - Apr 20-23
Lancashire 247 Warwickshire 63/0
Surrey v Essex at The Oval
Apr 20-23, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Yorkshire v Northants at Leeds - Apr 20-23
Yorkshire 328/7
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