Keith Barker      

Full name Keith Hubert Douglas Barker

Born October 21, 1986, Manchester, Lancashire

Current age 32 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 124 165 29 3887 125 28.58 6755 57.54 6 17 514 16 35 0
List A 62 39 11 560 56 20.00 592 94.59 0 1 54 9 14 0
T20s 65 35 7 383 46 13.67 345 111.01 0 0 33 9 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 124 211 20254 9942 387 6/40 10/70 25.68 2.94 52.3 16 14 1
List A 62 58 2342 2263 69 4/33 4/33 32.79 5.79 33.9 1 0 0
T20s 65 61 1206 1588 69 4/19 4/19 23.01 7.90 17.4 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Warwickshire v Nottinghamshire at Birmingham, Jun 6-9, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Hampshire v Kent at Southampton, Jul 13-16, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham, Apr 19, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Warwickshire v Worcestershire at Birmingham, Jun 7, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Northamptonshire v Warwickshire at Northampton, May 25, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s Warwickshire v Worcestershire at Birmingham, Aug 4, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
35*, 2/78, 37*, 1/29 Hampshire v Kent Southampton 13 Jul 2019 FC
35, 1/65, 6, 1/47 Hampshire v Warwickshire Southampton 6 Jul 2019 FC
0/52, 38, 2/52, 4 Hampshire v Somerset Taunton 30 Jun 2019 FC
3, 2/38, 0 Hampshire v Essex Chelmsford 16 Jun 2019 FC
2/40 Hampshire v Notts Nettleworth 9 Jun 2019 FC
2/40, 14, 3/64 Hampshire v Yorkshire Leeds 27 May 2019 FC
0, 3/46, 3/42 Hampshire v Notts Newport 20 May 2019 FC
13, 0/26, 2/23 Hampshire v Warwickshire Birmingham 14 May 2019 FC
15, 2/47, 3/52 Hants 2nd XI v Middx 2nd XI Newport 30 Apr 2019 Other
4/35 Hants 2nd XI v Surr 2nd XI Southampton 24 Apr 2019 Other OD
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 21, 2018

Keith Barker appeals for a wicket, Kent v Warwickshire, Specsavers Championship, Division Two, Tunbridge Wells, June 21, 2018

Keith Barker appeals for a wicket

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Jul 5, 2016

Keith Barker is in cheery mood, Surrey v Warwickshire, Specsavers Championship Division One, Guildford, July 5, 2016

Keith Barker is in cheery mood

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Apr 10, 2016

Keith Barker made early inroads for Warwickshire, Hampshire v Warwickshire, Specsavers County Championship, Division One, Ageas Bowl, 1st day, April 10, 2016

Keith Barker made early inroads for Warwickshire

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