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21 Questions: Rob Key

by Wisden Staff

Kentish charmer and Sky Sports new-blood Rob Key takes on All Out Cricket’s 21 Questions.

Describe yourself in one word.

What words or phrases do you most overuse?

What is your most marked characteristic?


If you could edit your past, what would you change?
Spending a vast amount of my twenties in Patrick’s

What is your idea of happiness?

Having a great time with my wife and kids

What’s your ideal sandwich?
Italian BMT

Which living person do you most admire and why?
George Digweed

What has been your biggest disappointment?

Not playing more for England

What piece of advice would you give to your 16-year-old self?

Smoking and drinking won’t help

If you were an animal, what would you be?


What is the most beautiful thing you have ever seen?
Fleur Key [Rob’s wife]

What becomes of the broken hearted?

What’s wrong with the world?

Which three people would you invite to your dream dinner party?
Jesus, Elvis and Michael Jackson (I bet Jesus wouldn’t rock up)

Whose windows would you most like to smash?

Joe Denly’s

What song would you have playing when walking out to bat?
Here Comes The Hotstepper

Who would you like to play you in a film of your life?
Harrison Ford

If you could be one other cricketer for a day, who would you be?

Shane Warne

What’s your ultimate pet hate?

Being picked up when eating [Ed: more likely Rob’s pet’s ultimate hate?]

What was the first record you bought?
Huey Lewis and the News from the Back to the Future soundtrack

Who is your favourite fictional hero?

Han Solo

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