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Jake Libby
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Jake Libby

England|Batter
Jake Libby

Full Name

Jacob Daniel Libby

Born

January 03, 1993, Plymouth

Age

28y 123d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm offbreak

Playing Role

Batter

TEAMS

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 became 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 had 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 played for 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.

By 2018, Notts were in transition, but the signing of a trip of batsmen - Ben Slater, Ben Duckett and Joe Clarke - suggested that Libby would have to advance his game to be seen as an automatic starter. He did break into Notts' T20 side, however, relishing the chance to prove he could quicken his game.
ESPNcricinfo staff

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
FC641118348318433.81814142.788153778230
List A7501176623.40115101.73016310
T202923468775*36.15507135.50036310100
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
FC642873443872/452/4562.573.58104.80000
List A7------------
T20294425411/111/1154.007.7142.00000

Recent Matches - Player

MATCHBATBOWLDATEGROUNDFORMAT
Worcs vs Essex41 & 52*1/4529-Apr-2021WorcesterFC
Worcs vs Notts1170/8 & 0/2122-Apr-2021WorcesterFC
Worcs vs Derbyshire0 & 21--15-Apr-2021DerbyFC
Worcs vs Essex180*0/2208-Apr-2021ChelmsfordFC
Worcs vs Durham UCCE3--24-Mar-2021KidderminsterOTHER

Photos


Jake Libby is congratulated by Ed Barnard after bringing up his century
Jake Libby brings up his century for Worcestershire at Chelmsford
Jake Libby frees his arms
Jake Libby raises his bat on reaching a century
Jake Libby forces one through the covers
Jake Libby tucks off the pads