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Gary Ballance will stay with Yorkshire

Current Yorkshire Cricket Team captain Gary Ballance has confirmed he has signed a two-year extension to his contract.

The 27-year-old left-handed batsman, has won 21 Test caps for England, scoring four hundreds. Balance inherited the Yorkshire captaincy from Andrew Gale who retired in the close season to become the team's new head coach in 2016.

Ballance posted a message on the club's website which said:

"I'm obviously delighted to sign an extension. I've been at Yorkshire for such a long time now and it's the only place I want to be. For me it's all about focusing on the main task; scoring runs and winning matches for Yorkshire. I'm really appreciative of Yorkshire for giving me an opportunity earlier in my career, the opportunity to move up to Leeds and play there. I've loved very minute of it, have worked with some great coaches, very talented players and I'd love to stay here for the rest of my career."

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