Ball's knee injury leaves England and Notts on tenterhooks

With doubts lingering over Stuart Broad's fitness for Saturday's Royal London One-Day Cup final at Lord's, Nottinghamshire face another anxious couple of days assessing the fitness of a second key bowling asset after injury forced Jake Ball to leave the field during the final session here.

The England fast bowler, who had already struck an important blow for his team in this match at the start of Kent's second innings, pulled up in his follow-through after bowling one delivery of his third over, feeling some pain in his right knee.

After receiving attention on the field it looked at first as if he would continue but after a couple of attempts to replicate his run-up to the crease under the supervision of his county physio he left the field.

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