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Keith Barker      

Full name Keith Hubert Douglas Barker

Born October 21, 1986, Manchester, Lancashire

Current age 27 years 274 days

Major teams Warwickshire, Warwickshire 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium

Relation Father - KH Barker

Keith Hubert Douglas Barker
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 55 66 11 1572 125 28.58 2740 57.37 4 2 203 7 20 0
List A 43 30 7 397 56 17.26 446 89.01 0 1 33 8 8 0
Twenty20 54 28 5 310 46 13.47 292 106.16 0 0 29 5 15 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 55 93 8417 4343 160 6/40 10/70 27.14 3.09 52.6 6 8 1
List A 43 41 1498 1468 48 4/33 4/33 30.58 5.87 31.2 1 0 0
Twenty20 54 50 984 1257 58 4/19 4/19 21.67 7.66 16.9 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Warwickshire v Nottinghamshire at Birmingham, Jun 6-9, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street, Jul 13-15, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham, Apr 19, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Sussex v Warwickshire at Hove, Aug 15, 2012 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Northamptonshire v Warwickshire at Northampton, May 25, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham, Jun 6, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
15, 6/46, 2/20 Warwickshire v Durham Chester-le-Street 13 Jul 2014 FC
1/90, 15, 0/44, 23* Warwickshire v Notts Birmingham 29 Jun 2014 FC
36, 1/68, 16 Warwickshire v Yorkshire Birmingham 22 Jun 2014 FC
0/56, 102*, 0/14 Warwickshire v Northants Northampton 15 Jun 2014 FC
0/43, 44*, 0/55 Warwickshire v Lancashire Birmingham 8 Jun 2014 FC
1/28 Warwickshire v Durham Birmingham 6 Jun 2014 T20
4, 0/33 Warwickshire v Leics Leicester 1 Jun 2014 T20
2/18, 0 Warwickshire v Lancashire Manchester 30 May 2014 T20
2/44 Warwickshire v Somerset Birmingham 25 May 2014 FC
3/82, 20, 4 Warwickshire v Yorkshire Leeds 11 May 2014 FC
Profile

A former footballer who was signed as a batsman, Keith Barker actually made his name as a left-arm swing bowler. Declining the offer of a Lancashire contract when he was 16, Barker instead pursued a career in football and, as a striker, represented England at U-18, U-19 and U-20 level. But after signing for Blackburn Rovers, he dropped to Rochdale Town and then Northwich Victoria and, by the time he was 21, it became apparent that he was not going to make it as a footballer. With Lancashire initially showing little interest in having him back, he impressed in club cricket with Enfield in the Lancashire League and, having scored a century in a trial match, was offered a contract by Warwickshire in August 2008.

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May 26, 2014

Keith Barker removed James Hildreth for 98, Warwickshire v Somerset, County Championship, Division One, Edgbaston, 2nd day, May 26, 2014

Keith Barker removed James Hildreth for 98

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Apr 29, 2014

Keith Barker celebrates a wicket, Nottinghamshire v Warwickshire, County Championship, Trent Bridge, 3rd day, April 29, 2014

Keith Barker celebrates a wicket

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Sep 26, 2013

Keith Barker celebrates after removing David Wainwright, Derbyshire v Warwickshire, County Championship, Division One, Derby, 3rd day, September 26, 2013

Keith Barker celebrates after removing David Wainwright

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County Results
Somerset v Surrey at Lord's - Sep 17, 2011
Surrey won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Sep 12-15, 2011
Glamorgan won by 8 wickets
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Sep 12-15, 2011
Durham won by 151 runs
Hampshire v Warwickshire at Southampton - Sep 12-15, 2011
Match drawn
Leics v Middlesex at Leicester - Sep 12-15, 2011
Middlesex won by 5 wickets
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Sep 12-15, 2011
Sussex won by an innings and 5 runs
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - Sep 12-15, 2011
Lancashire won by 8 wickets
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