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Former England batsman Robert Key has told talkSPORT that Nick Compton’s brilliant century against New Zealand will ease the pressure on him ahead of this summer’s Ashes.
The 29-year-old was yet to hit a big score alongside Alastair Cook since his debut against India last November.
But his 117 in their stunning 231 opening stand during the second innings of the first Test will earn him a reprieve, with youngster Joe Root waiting in the wings.
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