Gary Ballance      

Full name Gary Simon Ballance

Born November 22, 1989, Zimbabwe

Current age 24 years 234 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 Right-arm slow

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 4 7 1 297 104* 49.50 631 47.06 1 2 36 1 2 0
ODIs 11 10 1 254 79 28.22 353 71.95 0 2 17 1 7 0
First-class 76 117 15 5555 210 54.46 10484 52.98 22 25 672 46 70 0
List A 67 63 11 2723 139 52.36 3022 90.10 6 16 240 60 31 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 4 1 6 0 0 - - - 0.00 - 0 0 0
ODIs 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 76 7 150 138 0 - - - 5.52 - 0 0 0
List A 67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 3-5, 2014 scorecard
Last Test England v India at Nottingham, Jul 9-13, 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 Nottingham, Jul 9-13, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Derbyshire v West Indies A at Derby, Aug 6, 2006 scorecard
Last List A England v Sri Lanka at Birmingham, Jun 3, 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
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
- England v Sri Lanka Manchester 28 May 2014 ODI # 3494
5 England v Sri Lanka Chester-le-Street 25 May 2014 ODI # 3493
64 England v Sri Lanka The Oval 22 May 2014 ODI # 3492
12 Yorkshire v Northants Leeds 16 May 2014 T20
4 Yorkshire v Warwickshire Leeds 11 May 2014 FC
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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Jul 11, 2014

Gary Ballance walks back for 71, England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 3rd day, July 11, 2014

Gary Ballance walks back for 71

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Jul 11, 2014

Gary Ballance was the first England batsman to reach fifty, England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 3rd day, July 11, 2014

Gary Ballance was the first England batsman to reach fifty

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Jul 11, 2014

Gary Ballance played watchfully during the first hour, England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 3rd day, July 11, 2014

Gary Ballance played watchfully during the first hour

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Somerset at Northampton - Jul 12-15
Somerset 375 & 249/8d Northants 221 & 24/0
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Jul 13-16
Warwickshire 472 Durham 6/0
Essex v Hampshire at Colchester - Jul 13-16
Hampshire 246
Lancashire v Notts at Liverpool - Jul 13-16
Lancashire 225 Notts 253/8
Worcs v Leics at Worcester - Jul 13-16
Worcs 321 Leics 247/6
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Cheltenham - Jul 14-17
Gloucs 209/4
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