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Keith Barker

Key facts

Full Name: Keith Hubert Douglas Barker
Born: October 21 1986 , Manchester, Lancashire
County: Warwickshire
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Left-arm medium-fast

Biography

An improving seamer and destructive lower-order batsman, Barker is from a cricketing family, epitomised by the fact his late father’s best friend was Sir Garry Sobers.Barker’s best performances had come in limited-overs cricket before the 2011 season, when he struck two championship centuries and illustrated his potential with the batFresh from re-modelling his bowling action over the winter, Barker performed brilliantly during the first half of the 2012 LV= County Championship campaign.The left-arm seamer claimed 32 wickets in the opening seven matches at an outstanding average of 17.43 an...

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