Robert Key Recovering From 'Mini-Stroke'

Robert Key Recovering From ‘Mini-Stroke’

Robert Key, England cricket team
Robert Key. Image Credit; Getty Images.

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Former England cricketer Robert Key suffered from a ministroke over the weekend. He is a prominent commentator for Sky Sports and recently, participated in several discussions during the lockdown period.

The 41-year-old Robert Key is admitted at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital and is under surveillance. Taking to social media, he informed about his suffering and thanked everyone for their support.

Rober Key’s Instagram post:

“Long weekend,” he wrote, alongside a photograph taken in his hospital bed.

“Turns out I’ve had a mini stroke. Thanks to everyone at the kent and Canterbury hospital especially Charlie And dr baht. Now got to eat food with no flavour and take pills #triffic”

Although Rob has not a long career in international cricket, he enjoyed much success in domestic cricket. Key has represented England in 15 Tests between 2002 and 2005. His most memorable innings came against the West Indies during the Test series in 2004. He converted his maiden hundred into double ton as he scored 221. This performance, coupled with the 93 he scored in the third Test, earned him recognition as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year.

Robert Key represented Kent:

Robert Key
Robert Key. Image Credit: Getty Images.

After the series against South Africa in 2005, he was dropped from the team because of inconsistent performance. Well, he continued his stint for Kent in county cricket.

Key went on to become a significant player for the club and was handed over the captaincy in 2006. Under his captaincy, the club got promoted as Division Two County Champions in 2010. He also captained them at two Twenty20 Cup Finals Days, as well as the FP Trophy final in 2008.

Robert Key
Robert Key. Image Credit: Getty Images

In 2012, he resigned from the captaincy position but was re-assigned for the role in 2014. He captained the side for two more seasons and in 2016, he announced his retirement.

Then, Sky Sports signed Robert Key as the commentator. Now, He is the prominent face of the channel and joins all the major cricket discussion.

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