England's forgotten man of the middle-order Gary Ballance is determined to get his career back on track with runs in the County Championship.
Batsman Gary Ballance admits he was a "little bit surprised" after being included in England's Ashes squad on Wednesday but will be up for one for "toughest challenges you get as a cricketer".
England batsman Gary Ballance has been ruled out of the third Test against South Africa at the Oval, starting on 27 July, after scans revealed that he has fractured his left index finger.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan has expressed concern about the selection of Gary Ballance to bat at number three in the first Test against South Africa starting at Lord's on Thursday.
Former captain Michael Vaughan feels that England should drop Gary Balance and issue a call up to Kent batsman Sam Billings for the series in India
Former England wicketkeeper batsman Matt Prior feels Gary Balance just needs to get in or get a bit of luck to bring an end to his poor run of form.