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Jake Ball      

Full name Jacob Timothy Ball

Born March 14, 1991, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Current age 23 years 173 days

Major teams England Under-19s, Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire 2nd XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Relation Uncle - BN French, Brother - JJ Ball

Jacob Timothy Ball
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 5 7 1 72 31 12.00 108 66.66 0 0 11 0 0 0
List A 32 13 5 75 19* 9.37 70 107.14 0 0 7 1 2 0
Twenty20 11 1 1 1 1* - 1 100.00 0 0 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 5 8 426 239 12 3/18 4/75 19.91 3.36 35.5 0 0 0
List A 32 30 1105 1052 37 4/25 4/25 28.43 5.71 29.8 1 0 0
Twenty20 11 11 210 306 11 3/38 3/38 27.81 8.74 19.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Marylebone Cricket Club v Nottinghamshire at Abu Dhabi, Mar 27-29, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Nottinghamshire at Taunton, May 4-7, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Sussex v Nottinghamshire at Hove, Sep 7, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Nottinghamshire v Derbyshire at Nottingham, Aug 26, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Lancashire v Nottinghamshire at Manchester, Jul 10, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Yorkshire v Nottinghamshire at Leeds, Jul 25, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/35 Notts v Derbyshire Nottingham 26 Aug 2014 LA
1, 0/39 Notts v Durham Chester-le-Street 12 Aug 2014 LA
1/20 Notts v Kent Nottingham 8 Aug 2014 LA
56, 0/32 Notts 2nd XI v Durham 2nd Gosforth 4 Aug 2014 Other OD
6*, 3/57 Notts v Somerset Nottingham 29 Jul 2014 LA
6*, 2/61 Notts v Sussex Horsham 27 Jul 2014 LA
3/38 Notts v Yorkshire Leeds 25 Jul 2014 T20
1/42, 2/72 Notts 2nd XI v Warwcks 2nd Birmingham 15 Jul 2014 Other
14*, 2/58 Notts 2nd XI v Warwcks 2nd Birmingham 14 Jul 2014 Other OD
2/43 Notts 2nd XI v Lancs 2nd XI Worksop 23 Jun 2014 Other OD
Profile

Jake Ball, a 23-year-old right-arm seamer, has long been predicted as a bowler with a bright future, but he reached the end of the 2013 season still awaiting his Championship debut. He did have a wonderful memory from 2013 to sustain him, however, in the semifinal of the YB40. He took 4 for 25, his best figures in senior cricket, as Somerset were beaten by some distance. Ball missed the final because of a back injury but could at least watch with satisfaction from afar as Notts brished aside Glamorgan to claim their fist piece of one-day silverware for more than 20 years.

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Sep 9, 2013

Jake Ball cut through Somerset's lower order to end with four wickets, Nottinghamshire v Somerset, YB40 semi-final, Trent Bridge, September 9, 2013

Jake Ball cut through Somerset's lower order to end with four wickets

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Aug 8, 2013

Jake Ball removed Hamish Rutherford in his first over, Nottinghamshire v Essex, FLt20 quarter-final, Trent Bridge, August 8, 2013

Jake Ball removed Hamish Rutherford in his first over

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Sep 7, 2009

Dwayne Smith bowls Jacob Ball to complete his hat-trick, Sussex v Nottinghamshire, Pro40, Division One, Hove, September 7, 2009

Dwayne Smith bowls Jacob Ball to complete his hat-trick

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Tour Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Sep 8-12, 2005
Match drawn
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Sep 3-4, 2005
Match drawn
England v Australia at Nottingham - Aug 25-28, 2005
England won by 3 wickets
Northants v Australians at Northampton - Aug 20-21, 2005
Match drawn
Scotland v Australians at Edinburgh - Aug 18, 2005
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
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