Rob Keogh

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Rob Keogh
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Personal information
Full name Robert Ian Keogh
Born (1991-10-21) 21 October 1991 (age 25)
Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm off break
Role Batsman
Domestic team information
Years Team
2010–present Northamptonshire (squad no. 14)
FC debut 28 August 2012 Northamptonshire v Glamorgan
LA debut 31 August 2010 Northamptonshire v Yorkshire
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 51 33 35
Runs scored 2,437 821 170
Batting average 31.64 30.40 14.16
100s/50s 6/7 1/7 0/0
Top score 221 134 28
Balls bowled 3,926 630 48
Wickets 57 2 0
Bowling average 39.29 301.50
5 wickets in innings 1 0
10 wickets in match 1 n/a n/a
Best bowling 9/52 1/49
Catches/stumpings 13/– 6/– 13/–
Source: CricketArchive, 6 June 2017

Robert Ian Keogh (born 21 October 1991) is an English cricketer who currently plays for Northamptonshire. Keogh is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm off break. He was born in Dunstable, Bedfordshire.

After playing minor counties cricket for Bedfordshire, Keogh made his first class debut in August 2012, playing for Northants against Glamorgan. This was his only first-class appearance that season, but the next year he played 8 games. In the match against Hampshire in September 2012, he scored his maiden first-class century, and then progressed to 221, including 32 boundaries before he was out.[1] He has scored at least one century in each subsequent season, but has so far failed to reach the milestone of 1000 runs in a season, his best being 876 runs in 2015, when he played in all 18 of Northants first-class games.[2]

He had previously played for the club in both List A and Twenty20 matches. He made his List A debut in August 2010, opening the batting against Yorkshire.[3] His Twenty20 debut was in the following year. He played for Northants at Twenty20 finals day in 2016, when he finished on the winning side.[4] His best bowling figures in first-class cricket also came in the 2016 season, against Glamorgan when he and Graeme White took all twenty Glamorgan wickets between them. In the first innings, he took 9/52,[5] and took four wickets in the second innings, for match figures of 48.4-17-125-13.[6]

Career best performances[edit]

as of 2 September 2016

Batting Bowling
Score Fixture Venue Season Score Fixture Venue Season
FC 221 Northamptonshire v Hampshire Southampton 2013 9–52 Northamptonshire v Glamorgan Northampton 2016
LA 134 Northamptonshire v Durham Northampton 2016 1–49
T20 28 Northamptonshire Steelbacks v Durham Dynamos Chester-le-Street 2011 -

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tennant, Ivo. "Adams hits back for golden generation". Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "FIRST-CLASS BATTING AND FIELDING IN EACH SEASON". Cricket Archive. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "List A Matches played by Rob Keogh". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 September 2011. 
  4. ^ Dobell, George. "Defiant Northants dig deep to lift T20 prize". Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "Keogh claims NINE wickets to go sixth on all-time list for Northants". Northants Telegraph. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 
  6. ^ "White, Keogh share all 20 to run through Glamorgan". Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 September 2016. 

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