Full Name: Jake Needham
Born: September 30 1986 , Portsmouth
Other teams: England U19
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Off-spin
Needham progressed through the Academy system at Derbyshire to earn a contract for the 2006 season. A former England Under-19 international, he is predominantly an off-spinner but is also capable of useful runs in the lower-middle order. He played an increasing role in Derbyshire's one-day campaign in 2007, when he was rewarded for his continued progression with a new two-year deal, keeping him at the County Ground until the end of the 2009 season. He featured more prominently in four-day cricket in 2008 - he made seven championship appearances - and ended the season with career-best fi...