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Ballance

John. 1839--93, New Zealand statesman, born in Northern Ireland: prime minister of New Zealand (1891--93)
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White Rose captain Ballance knows all about Brathwaite as he played against him in the drawn three-match Test series in the Caribbean at the start of 2015 when Brathwaite scored a second-innings century in the second Test, which the hosts lost.
We've obviously played some very good cricket for the last few years at Headingley," said captain Ballance.
Ballance, above, was hit on the left index finger by Morne Morkel in the second innings of England's defeat against South Africa at Trent Bridge.
A statement from the ECB read: "Gary Ballance has been ruled out of the third Investec Test against South Africa at the Kia Oval starting July 27 after fracturing his left index finger.
Nottingham [UK], July 19 ( ANI ): Left-handed England batsman Gary Ballance has been ruled out of the third Test of the ongoing four-match series against South Africa after fracturing his left index finger.
Thursday's match at Lord's will be Joe Root's first since succeeding Alastair Cook as captain in February and his Yorkshire team-mate Ballance, the second highest scorer in the Specsavers County Championship with 815 runs, will slot in at number three behind Durham's Keaton Jennings.
England squad: J Root (Yorkshire, captain), A Cook (Essex), K Jennings (Durham), G Ballance (Yorkshire), B Stokes (Durham), J Bairstow (Yorkshire), M Ali (Worcestershire), L Dawson (Hampshire), S Broad (Nottinghamshire), T Roland-Jones (Middlesex), M Wood (Durham), J Anderson (Lancashire).
Ballance has already surpassed 500 runs in only three Specsavers County Championship matches and he shows no signs of slowing down in any format after amassing 85 from 77 balls in a total of 296 for nine.
Ballance scored 70 as he dug in to defy Sohail Khan in half-century stands with James Vince and then Moeen as England eked out a hard-working 297.
Ballance top-scored with 70 as he and Moeen Ali (63) underpinned England's 297 all out at Edgbaston.
Gary Ballance feels at home again in the England fold after his first Test half-century since his return this summer.
Fast bowler Sohail Khan took four wickets to put the hosts in trouble at 158 for five but Gary Ballance made a gritty 70 and Moeen 63 to leave the match delicately poised.