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Rob Key      

Full name Robert William Trevor Key

Born May 12, 1979, East Dulwich, London

Current age 35 years 134 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 286 493 37 18461 270* 40.48 52 71 154 0
List A 225 218 17 6469 144* 32.18 8 37 46 0
Twenty20 98 98 11 2239 98* 25.73 1797 124.59 0 13 241 48 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 15 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 286 484 331 3 2/31 2/31 110.33 4.10 161.3 0 0 0
List A 225 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 98 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Hampshire v Kent at Southampton, Sep 15-18, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 1998
Last List A Warwickshire v Kent at Birmingham, Sep 4, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Kent at The Oval, Jul 9, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kent v Surrey at Canterbury, Jul 25, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0 Kent v Hampshire Southampton 15 Sep 2014 FC
0, 28 Kent v Essex Chelmsford 9 Sep 2014 FC
23 Kent v Warwickshire Birmingham 4 Sep 2014 LA
41, 0/12 Kent v Glamorgan Canterbury 31 Aug 2014 FC
2 Kent v Gloucs Canterbury 29 Aug 2014 LA
16 Kent v NZ A Canterbury 27 Aug 2014 LA
17, 5 Kent v Hampshire Canterbury 15 Aug 2014 FC
47 Kent v Durham Canterbury 29 Jul 2014 LA
14 Kent v Surrey Canterbury 25 Jul 2014 T20
7, 59 Kent v Surrey Guildford 20 Jul 2014 FC
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 4, 2014

Rob Key top-edged a pull to end a promising opening stand, Warwickshire v Kent, Royal London Cup, semi-final, Edgbaston, September 4, 2014

Rob Key top-edged a pull to end a promising opening stand

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Jun 11, 2014

Rob Key clattered a half-century, Kent v Essex, NatWest T20 Blast, South Division, Canterbury, June 11, 2014

Rob Key clattered a half-century

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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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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 1998

NBC Denis Compton Award 2001

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2005

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby
Sep 23-26, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Essex v Worcs at Chelmsford
Sep 23-26, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Glamorgan v Hampshire at Cardiff
Sep 23-26, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury
Sep 23-26, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Lancashire v Middlesex at Manchester
Sep 23-26, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Northants v Sussex at Northampton
Sep 23-26, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham
Sep 23-26, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds
Sep 23-26, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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