Keith Barker      

Full name Keith Hubert Douglas Barker

Born October 21, 1986, Manchester, Lancashire

Current age 28 years 253 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 66 82 15 1996 125 29.79 3392 58.84 5 4 259 9 22 0
List A 43 30 7 397 56 17.26 446 89.01 0 1 33 8 8 0
Twenty20 56 29 5 311 46 12.95 293 106.14 0 0 29 5 15 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 66 114 10655 5488 209 6/40 10/70 26.25 3.09 50.9 10 10 1
List A 43 41 1498 1468 48 4/33 4/33 30.58 5.87 31.2 1 0 0
Twenty20 56 52 1002 1292 58 4/19 4/19 22.27 7.73 17.2 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Warwickshire v Nottinghamshire at Birmingham, Jun 6-9, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Worcestershire v Warwickshire at Worcester, Jun 14-15, 2015 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 Yorkshire at Birmingham, Jun 21, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/14 Warwickshire v Yorkshire Birmingham 21 Jun 2015 T20
4/65, 50*, 3/26 Warwickshire v Worcs Worcester 14 Jun 2015 FC
37, 1/80, 0, 0/24 Warwickshire v Middlesex Lord's 31 May 2015 FC
24, 2/38, 0, 0/49 Warwickshire v Sussex Hove 24 May 2015 FC
102*, 4/54, 5/103 Warwickshire v Durham Birmingham 17 May 2015 FC
1, 0/21 Warwickshire v Notts Nottingham 15 May 2015 T20
21, 3/43, 43, 3/42 Warwickshire v Worcs Birmingham 9 May 2015 FC
27, 0/74, 1*, 0/25 Warwickshire v Yorkshire Leeds 26 Apr 2015 FC
1/51, 31, 2/68 Warwickshire v Hampshire Birmingham 19 Apr 2015 FC
1/58 Warwickshire v Worcs Birmingham 30 Mar 2015 Other
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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Jun 14, 2015

Keith Barker took four wickets to put Worcestershire in trouble, Worcestershire v Warwickshire, County Championship Division One, New Road, 1st day, June 14, 2015

Keith Barker took four wickets to put Worcestershire in trouble

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May 18, 2015

Keith Barker finished unbeaten on 102, Warwickshire v Durham, County Championship, Division One, Edgbaston, 2nd day, May 18, 2015

Keith Barker finished unbeaten on 102

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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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Tour Results
M.C.C. v ROW XI at Lord's - Jul 5, 2014
M.C.C. won by 7 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)
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