Rob Key stands down as captain of Kent County Cricket Club
Rob Key has stepped down as Kent County Cricket Club
Key is one of the club’s longest serving captains, having
succeeded David Fulton at the end of the 2005 season.
During his seven years at the helm, Key led Kent to
victory in the Twenty20 Cup in 2007. They also reached the t20
final the following year when they were also beaten finalists in
the Friends Provident Trophy.
He will be replaced by long-serving player James Tredwell.
Chairman of cricket Graham Johnson said: "This is a time to
acknowledge two players who have come through the Kent system to
play at the highest level.
"In Rob Key, we have to pay tribute to the longest-serving Kent
captain in the professional era. His contribution has been
"James Tredwell takes over in leading our team at an exciting
time in the club's history and has all the right attributes and
experience to build on the efforts so far and to take us to the
"Both typify all that is best about Kent Cricket."
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