Date of birth – 17 October 1994, Farnborough, London

Nottinghamshire First Class Debut – 4 September 2018 v Yorkshire 

Ben Duckett joined Nottinghamshire during the closing weeks of the 2018 season, after beginning his career with Northants.

The hard-hitting top order left-hander appeared on course for a debut century at Trent Bridge, but just came up short after making 80 from 89 balls.

Duckett had played a starring role in helping his former county lift the T20 Blast crown in both 2013 and 2016, scoring a man-of-the-match winning 84 to end Notts’ interest in the semi-final three years ago.

Kent-born, Duckett – who can also keep wicket – has already featured at the highest level of the game, making four Test and three ODI appearances for England and has recently returned to the international fold as part of the national side’s efforts against Ireland and Pakistan.

This past winter he has been in outstanding form for the England Lions and carried that momentum into the new campaign, making 216 out of an opening partnership of 325 with Ben Slater, against Cambridge MCCU at Fenner’s.