Rob Key appointed as Club Captain in 2012

Wednesday 19th October 2011

Men’s First Team

Kent County Cricket Club today announced that Rob Key has been appointed as Club Captain for 2012.

Key became captain of the Club in 2006, making him currently the longest serving captain in county cricket. He has scored 13,906 first class runs for Kent at an average of 41.88, and has represented the Club in 462 matches in all competitions.

Commenting on the appointment, Chairman of Cricket, Graham Johnson said: “I am delighted that Rob has taken on the role for 2012. We continue to be ambitious in what we hope to achieve and having a captain as experienced as Rob to lead the team is very important. He continues to be committed to ensuring the future of Kent Cricket is as bright as possible, and his passion for the Club’s success is undimmed.”

Rob Key said: “It continues to be a great privilege to lead the Club on the field. Now I have had my wrist operation – which seems to have gone well – I am determined that we work hard to ensure 2012 is as successful as possible. I look forward to working with all our players on the challenges that lie ahead.”