Nottinghamshire have recognised
the achievements of Jake Ball by
awarding the 25-year-old fast bowler
his County Cap.
Ball enjoyed a breakthrough campaign
in 2015, taking 65 wickets in all
competitions and earning his maiden
call-ups for the England Lions in both
20 and 50 over cricket.
He has begun the 2016 campaign in
even better form, with 19 Specsavers
County Championship wickets in
the first three fixtures, including a
roaring spell to account for England
internationals Adam Lyth, Gary
Ballance & Joe Root againstYorkshire.
“It’s always a real pleasure to
present a County Cap to a player.
It’s something that’s unique and
traditional to cricket and it’s highly
valued by players at our Club
and around the country,” said
“He’s an option for
England across all
Newell on Jake Ball
Nottinghamshire Director of Cricket
“Jake has been a bowler of terrific
potential for a number of years, and
since the start of last season he has
really started to fulfil that promise.
“He performed well for us in all
formats in 2015 and enhanced his
reputation in white ball cricket with
the England Lions during the winter.
“During the 2016 season so far he’s
bowling better than ever.
“He’s certainly a bowler with
the potential to move on to full
international honours, and he’s an
option for England across all three
Ball has also been named as
Nottinghamshire’s Player of the
Month for April.