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Rob Key

Key facts

Full Name: Robert William Trevor Key
Born: May 12 1979 , East Dulwich, London
County: Kent
Other teams: England, England Lions
Test debut: England v India at Nottingham, Aug 8-12, 2002
ODI debut: v England v Zimbabwe at Nottingham, Jun 26, 2003
T20 debut: v Netherlands at Lord's, Jun 5, 2009
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm off-break

Biography

Key is a classy opening batsman who came to prominence when he hit over 1,000 runs during the 2001 season and was then selected to spend time with Rod Marsh’s Academy in Adelaide. He became the second player who attended the Academy - after Simon Jones - to be handed his Test debut, against India the following summer. Key was included in the squad to tour Australia for the Ashes series in 2002/03 and made some useful contributions, including a half-century in the fourth Test in Melbourne. He was no stranger to success on the international stage having helped England win the Under-19 Wo...

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