Gary Ballance

  • 2nd ODI, Aus vs Eng: as it happened 17-01-2014 08:28 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: England opt to bat against Australia. England were hoping to redeem their campaign in the 50-over format but got off to a bad start by losing the first one-dayer against Australia in Melbourne by six wickets. But the...
  • 1st ODI: Aaron Finch hundred guides Australia to win 12-01-2014 04:52 PM

    Melbourne: Aaron Finch made his second century in one-day cricket internationals, sharing a 163-run opening partnership with David Warner that lifted Australia to a six-wicket win over England Sunday in the first of a four-match series. Finch made 121 and Warner 65 as Australia, in a carefully measured chase, ran...
  • England 212 for 7 declared against Australian XI in warm-up 29-11-2013 03:34 PM

    Alice Springs: England Test aspirants Jonny Bairstow and the previously uncapped and Zimbabwe-born Gary Ballance top-scored for the tourists in their 212 for 7 declared on the first day of a two-day match against a Cricket Australia Chairman's XI. Sent in to bat, England slumped to 149 for 6 on...
  • Matt Prior backs Gary Ballance to bounce back 04-11-2013 10:57 AM

    Stand-in captain Matt Prior has backed "unflappable" batsman Gary Ballance to bounce back and press for an Ashes Test spot after a first-ball duck in England's opening tour match in Australia. The Yorkshire left-hander missed a big opportunity to stake his claim for the number six batting spot in the...
  • The Ashes: Monty Panesar in England squad after drunken incident 23-09-2013 05:07 PM

    London: England selectors forgave players for drunken incidents by naming them on Monday in the squad heading to Australia in search for a fourth straight Ashes victory. Spinner Monty Panesar is in the 17-man travelling party despite last month being fined by police for drunk and disorderly conduct - urinating...
  • England name five new faces for Ireland, Australia ODIs 27-08-2013 04:20 PM

    London: After their 3-0 victory in the Ashes, England have rested five senior players - Alastair Cook, Ian Bell, James Anderson, Graeme Swann and Stuart Broad - from the one-day international series against Ireland and Australia. In Cook's absence, Eoin Morgan will lead the team in the one-off ODI against...
  • Gary Ballance ton frustrates Australia 17-08-2013 09:28 AM

    London: Australia suffered a frustrating time in the field as England Lions batsman Gary Ballance hit a century on a rain-affected first day of the tour match at Northampton on Friday. Ballance, who plays his county cricket for Yorkshire, smashed 104 from 154 balls, including 16 fours and one six...