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Gary Ballance      

Full name Gary Simon Ballance

Born November 22, 1989, Zimbabwe

Current age 28 years 266 days

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

Nickname Gazza

Playing role Middle-order batsman

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 Insights on test 23 42 2 1498 156 37.45 3176 47.16 4 7 195 8 22 0
ODIs Insights on odi 16 15 1 297 79 21.21 443 67.04 0 2 21 1 8 0
First-class 139 227 22 9716 210 47.39 18920 51.35 33 46 1217 63 114 0
List A 103 96 14 4066 152* 49.58 4569 88.99 7 25 352 72 41 0
T20s Insights on t20 82 73 8 1575 79 24.23 1282 122.85 0 6 110 67 43 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 23 2 12 5 0 - - - 2.50 - 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 16 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 139 9 162 154 0 - - - 5.70 - 0 0 0
List A 103 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 82 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 3-5, 2014 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at Nottingham, Jul 14-17, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v England at Dublin (Malahide), Sep 3, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI England v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Mar 1, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Kent v Yorkshire at Canterbury, Jul 11-14, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester, Jul 22-24, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Derbyshire v West Indies A at Derby, Aug 6, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton, Jun 18, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds, Jul 4, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire at Nottingham, Aug 10, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
10 Yorkshire v Notts Nottingham 10 Aug 2018 T20
13 Yorkshire v Lancashire Leeds 9 Aug 2018 T20
24 Yorkshire v Northants Leeds 3 Aug 2018 T20
6 Yorkshire v Leics Leeds 31 Jul 2018 T20
13 Yorkshire v Derbyshire Leeds 30 Jul 2018 T20
16 Yorkshire v Derbyshire Chesterfield 28 Jul 2018 T20
35 Yorkshire v Bears Leeds 27 Jul 2018 T20
9, 9 Yorkshire v Lancashire Manchester 22 Jul 2018 FC
- Yorkshire v Lancashire Manchester 20 Jul 2018 T20
40 Yorkshire v Worcs Worcester 15 Jul 2018 T20
Profile

The belief that when one seemingly indispensable player retreats into the background another often rises to the challenge was exemplified by Gary Ballance as he took the England chance offered by Jonathan Trott's stress-related illness. In no time, Ballance's nuggety left-handed batting style was providing the backbone of England's line-up. There was nothing overly stylish about his approach, but his discipline and shrewdness was apparent and he could step up the tempo when necessary. Ballance, in the coach's parlance was a batman who Found A Way.

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Jun 14, 2018

Gary Ballance revived the innings with a half-century, Essex v Yorkshire, Royal London Cup quarter-final, Chelmsford, June 14. 2018

Gary Ballance revived the innings with a half-century

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Dec 9, 2017

Gary Ballance batted for only the second time on tour, Cricket Australia XI v England XI, Tour match, Perth, 1st day, December 9, 2017

Gary Ballance batted for only the second time on tour

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Nov 4, 2017

Gary Ballance and Dawid Malan take a breather between overs, Western Australia XI v England, tour match, 1st day, Perth, November 4 2017

Gary Ballance and Dawid Malan take a breather between overs

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Notes

ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year 2014

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2015

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