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Gary Ballance      

Full name Gary Simon Ballance

Born November 22, 1989, Zimbabwe

Current age 24 years 284 days

Major teams England, Derbyshire, Derbyshire 2nd XI, England Lions, Mid West Rhinos, Yorkshire, Zimbabwe Under-19s

Nickname Gazza

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Education Peterhouse, Zimbabwe; Harrow School

Gary Simon Ballance
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 8 13 1 729 156 60.75 1433 50.87 3 3 101 2 7 0
ODIs 11 10 1 254 79 28.22 353 71.95 0 2 17 1 7 0
First-class 80 123 15 5987 210 55.43 11286 53.04 24 26 737 47 75 0
List A 68 64 11 2784 139 52.52 3111 89.48 6 17 243 60 33 0
Twenty20 57 52 8 1170 68 26.59 971 120.49 0 5 83 50 30 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 8 2 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 80 8 156 143 0 - - - 5.50 - 0 0 0
List A 68 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 3-5, 2014 scorecard
Last Test England v India at The Oval, Aug 15-17, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v England at Dublin, Sep 3, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, Jun 3, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Kent v Yorkshire at Canterbury, Jul 11-14, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class England v India at The Oval, Aug 15-17, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Derbyshire v West Indies A at Derby, Aug 6, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Yorkshire v Durham at Leeds, Aug 28, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jul 4, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Yorkshire v Northamptonshire at Leeds, May 16, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
61 Yorkshire v Durham Leeds 28 Aug 2014 LA
64 England v India The Oval 15 Aug 2014 Test # 2137
37 England v India Manchester 7 Aug 2014 Test # 2134
156, 38, 0/5 England v India Southampton 27 Jul 2014 Test # 2132
110, 27 England v India Lord's 17 Jul 2014 Test # 2130
71, 0/0 England v India Nottingham 9 Jul 2014 Test # 2128
74, 0 England v Sri Lanka Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
23, 104* England v Sri Lanka Lord's 12 Jun 2014 Test # 2124
10 England v Sri Lanka Birmingham 3 Jun 2014 ODI # 3496
42 England v Sri Lanka Lord's 31 May 2014 ODI # 3495
Profile

Gary Ballance's reputation flowered during a run-rich 2013 season after which he was selected for England's tour of Australia. He made his Test debut in Sydney at the end of England's 5-0 whitewash and followed up an ODI debut in Dublin the previous summer with further limited-overs forays against Australia.

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Aug 17, 2014

Joe Root and Gary Ballance celebrate with the series trophy, England v India, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 3rd day, August 17, 2014

Joe Root and Gary Ballance celebrate with the series trophy

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Aug 17, 2014

Gary Ballance dived in front of second slip to pull off a stunner, England v India, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 3rd day, August 17, 2014

Gary Ballance dived in front of second slip to pull off a stunner

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Aug 17, 2014

Gary Ballance is mobbed after taking a screamer in the slips, England v India, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 3rd day, August 17, 2014

Gary Ballance is mobbed after taking a screamer in the slips

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Worcs at Derby - Aug 31-Sep 3
Derbyshire 356 Worcs 221/6
Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Aug 31-Sep 3
Durham 253 & 196/7 Notts 188
Hampshire v Leics at Southampton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Leics 303 Hampshire 48/0
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Aug 31-Sep 3
Glamorgan 329 Kent 205/4
Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester - Aug 31-Sep 3
Lancashire 278 Yorkshire 396/5
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's - Aug 31-Sep 3
Warwickshire 362/8d
Somerset v Northants at Taunton - Aug 31-Sep 3
Somerset 314 Northants 135/4
Surrey v NZ A at The Oval - Aug 31-Sep 2
Surrey 101 & 72/3 NZ A 211
1st T20I: Eng Women v SA Women at Chelmsford - Sep 1
Eng Women won by 9 wickets (with 39 balls remaining)
4th ODI: England v India at Birmingham
Sep 2, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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