Robert Key

Team England Cricket Team England Cricket Team
Role Batsman
Born Oct 21, 1991
Nationality England England
Nickname Keysy, Bobby, Pudding
Team History
Kent County Cricket Club Kent 1998 - present
England Cricket Team England 2002 - present
Steelbacks Steelbacks 2014 - present

Robert William Trevor Key is a right handed batsman and a right arm offbreak bowler with the English cricket team. He has also played cricket for the England A and Kent cricket teams.

Robert Key started playing first class cricket in 1998. He made his debut in International cricket in a test match against India at Nottingham in 2002. Key helped dismiss Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman by securing catches and later opened the England first innings. He scored 17 runs off 50 balls which included 2 boundaries and was bowled by Ashish Nehra. The match ended in a draw. He debuted in his first one day International match in a game against Zimbabwe at Nottingham in 2003. Key got bowled at 11 runs off 37 balls on a ball by Price. Zimbabwe went on to win the match by 4 wickets.

In 2006, Key was made captain of the Kent County Cricket Club.

In a total of 15 test matches, Key has scored 775 runs with a high score of 221 runs against the West Indies in 2004. He also has a strike rate of 47.28 which includes a double century, a century and 3 half centuries. Key has a total of just 54 runs in the 5 One day Internationals that he has played.

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