Tag : Gary Ballance

Sport | England’s Young Lions finally roar

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Alistair Cook must have felt blessed, sweet relief when Moeen Ali took the wicket of Pankaj Singh (who, incidentally, must rank as one of the unluckiest bowlers in his first test ever) on Thursday morning in Southampton to tie up a spectacular, wonderful Test match victory for his beleaguered England … Read More

Sport: England begin new era with thrilling draw

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England and Sri Lanka played out a thrilling draw in the first Test match of the cricket summer at Lords, as Euan Cunningham reports   12 months ago the Australian coach Darren Lehmann, ably assisted by his lieutenant inside the English media Shane Warne, were keen to suggest that the … Read More

Sport | England Strike Yorkshire Ballance

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Three Yorkshire players have been selected in England’s Ashes squad for the return series in Australia this winter. Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow and newcomer Gary Ballance have all caught the selector’s eye and have been named in the 17 man squad. Zimbabwe born left hander Gary Ballance has impressed for … Read More