|Full name||Gary Simon Ballance|
|Born|| 22 November 1989|
|Bowling style||Right-arm slow|
|Relations||David Houghton (uncle)|
|Only ODI (cap 228)||3 September 2013 v Ireland|
|Domestic team information|
|2008–||Yorkshire (squad no. 19)|
|2010–2012||Mid West Rhinos|
|5 wickets in innings||–||–||–||–|
|10 wickets in match||–||–||n/a||n/a|
|Source: CricketArchive, 30 September 2013|
Gary Simon Ballance (22 November 1989 in Harare, Zimbabwe) is a Zimbabwean-born English first-class cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and a leg-break bowler, who currently plays for Yorkshire County Cricket Club.
Ballance first played in the Second XI Championship in 2006, having made five appearances for Zimbabwe in the 2006 Under-19 World Cup, in which the team finished in sixth place. In the final match for the team, Ballance scored a half-century, gaining notice from Derbyshire and earned the chance to sign for the team in 2006. He played his first limited overs match two weeks later, having performed in the Derbyshire Second XI.
At the end of the 2007 season, Ballance left Derbyshire to sign academy terms with Yorkshire. He made his first-class debut for Yorkshire against Kent at the St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury, in July 2008. In the first-class match against Durham MCC University in April 2011, Ballance scored 72 and 73 not out. He made his England debut on the 3rd of September 2013 in an ODI against Ireland.