Rob Key      

Full name Robert William Trevor Key

Born May 12, 1979, East Dulwich, London

Current age 36 years 273 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 299 517 37 19419 270* 40.45 54 76 155 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 299 484 331 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 Glamorgan v Kent at Cardiff, Sep 9-12, 2015 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
94, 158 Kent v Glamorgan Cardiff 9 Sep 2015 FC
113 Kent v Lancashire Canterbury 1 Sep 2015 FC
29, 67 Kent v Derbyshire Derby 21 Aug 2015 FC
16, 42 Kent v Northants Canterbury 4 Aug 2015 FC
71 Kent v Essex Tunbridge Wells 19 Jul 2015 FC
8, 4 Kent v Leics Leicester 5 Jul 2015 FC
87, 14 Kent v Australians Canterbury 25 Jun 2015 FC
35, 1 Kent v Northants Northampton 20 Jun 2015 FC
0, 18 Kent v Derbyshire Canterbury 7 Jun 2015 FC
89, 26 Kent v Surrey Beckenham 24 May 2015 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 then awakened interest from England, leaving Key to take charge once more - 2015 was to be his ninth season at the helm.

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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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Jul 22, 2014

Rob Key clips into the leg side, Surrey v Kent, Guildford, July 22, 2014

Rob Key clips into the leg side

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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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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 1998

NBC Denis Compton Award 2001

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2005

Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd ODI: South Africa v England at Centurion - Feb 9
England 318/8 South Africa 45/0 (8.4/50 ov)
5th Place Play-off Semi-Final: England U19 v Namibia U19s at Fatullah
Feb 10, 2016 (09:00 local | 03:00 GMT | 22:00 EST -1d | 21:00 CST -1d | 19:00 PST -1d)
2nd ODI: SA Women v Eng Women at Centurion
Feb 12, 2016 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
4th ODI: South Africa v England at Johannesburg
Feb 12, 2016 (13:30 local | 11:30 GMT | 06:30 EST | 05:30 CST | 03:30 PST)
5th ODI: South Africa v England at Cape Town
Feb 14, 2016 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
3rd ODI: SA Women v Eng Women at Johannesburg
Feb 14, 2016 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
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