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Bal·lance

(bal'ăns),
Charles A., English surgeon, 1856-1936. See: Ballance sign, Koerte-Ballance operation.
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Kraigg's a good player, a gutsy player," said Ballance.
Yorkshire's major problem area has been their batting, with Ballance the undoubted standout with 815 runs from eight matches at an average of 101.
A statement from the ECB read: "Gary Ballance has been ruled out of the third Investec Test against South Africa starting July 27 after fracturing his left index finger.
As a result of the enforced absence of Ballance, who had been going in at number three, uncapped batsmen Mark Stoneman, Tom Westley and Dawid Malan will be among those who could be for selection fourth Test.
Ballance has a top score of 34 in the ongoing series so far, averaging 21.
Ballance was named White Rose captain in pre-season and his prolific form since taking the role has persuaded the selectors to overlook Surrey opener Mark Stoneman and Middlesex batsman Dawid Malan, who had also been considered.
He found the ideal partner in Peter Handscomb, who contributed 86 from 78 deliveries and, alongside Ballance, provided the backbone of Yorkshire's innings with a 143-run stand in exactly 20 overs.
Ballance exercised plenty of caution, taking over 150 deliveries in almost three-and-a-half hours at the crease, but he added: "I felt very good today.
Ballance, with his first 50 in his last seven Test innings, exercised plenty of caution as Sohail Khan's maiden five-wicket haul gave Pakistan plenty of hope.
Ballance top-scored with 70 as he and Moeen Ali (63) underpinned England's 297 all out after they had been put in by Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq at Edgbaston.
But Ballance dug in and Moeen provided watchful support to take the hosts through to tea without further loss.
Abu Dhabi: Having been shunted out from the England squad midway through the Ashes series last summer, Gary Ballance is keen on making his willow talk more than anything to regain his place back in the side.