Full name Jacob Daniel Libby
Born January 3, 1993, Plymouth
Current age 25 years 167 days
Major teams Cardiff MCCU, Cornwall, Cornwall Under-13s, Cornwall Under-14s, Cornwall Under-15s, Cornwall Under-17s, Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire 2nd XI
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
|First-class debut||Glamorgan v Cardiff MCCU at Cardiff, Apr 1-3, 2014 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Somerset v Nottinghamshire at Taunton, Jun 9-12, 2018 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|0, 69, 0/13||Notts||v Somerset||Taunton||9 Jun 2018||FC|
|2, 1/19, 69||Notts 2nd XI||v Worcs 2nd XI||Stourbridge||5 Jun 2018||Other|
|61*||Notts 2nd XI||v Derby 2nd XI||Long Eaton||4 Jun 2018||Other OD|
|3||Notts 2nd XI||v Durham 2nd||Grantham||31 May 2018||Other OD|
|0/30, 57, 55*||Notts 2nd XI||v Durham 2nd||Nottingham||28 May 2018||Other|
|0/10, 174||Notts 2nd XI||v Leics 2nd XI||Kibworth||22 May 2018||Other|
|7, 0/13||Notts 2nd XI||v Leics 2nd XI||Lutterworth||21 May 2018||Other OD|
|34, 46||Notts||v Lancashire||Nottingham||11 May 2018||FC|
|0, 54||Notts||v Hampshire||Nottingham||4 May 2018||FC|
|9||Notts||v Worcs||Worcester||27 Apr 2018||FC|
Jake Libby impressed good judges with a carefully-assembled hundred on Championship debut against Sussex at Trent Bridge in a largely inconsequential match at the end of the 2014 season at Trent Bridge. Libby came the first person for 68 years to make a century on debut for Nottinghamshire and revealed an unflappable temperament and decent technique against a Sussex attack including Chris Jordan and Steve Magoffin.
Libby, who graduated in Sport and Exercise Science from Cardiff Met earlier in the summer, had made a first-class debut for Cardiff MCCU against Glamorgan in a prelude to the professional season in early April and, a native of Devon, later played for nearby Cornwall before attracting Notts' interest.
Hopes of advancement in 2015 were curtailed when he ruptured a cruciate ligament in the close season playing for Latrobe in Tasmania, and did not make a Championship return until September. This time there was no achievement to cherish, merely a second-ball duck. His recovery in 2016 took in a loan spell at Northants where he made a hundred against Derbyshire, and a September hundred back at Notts against Durham, but runs were in short supply the following season despite ample opportunities as Notts' opening-batting problems seemed as embedded as ever.