Gary loses his Ballance in comical hit-wicket dismissal

The Aussies won't exactly be fearing Gary Ballance come the Ashes if the English Test batsman keeps getting out like this.

Ballance was batting for Yorkshire in a domestic one-day game recently when he went for a massive slash outside off stump.

The Englishman swung so hard (and missed) that he knocked himself off his feet in embarrassing fashion.

Ballance in action for Yorkshire. Image: Getty

But that wasn't the end of the humiliation, with Ballance inadvertently kicking his own stumps.

We're struggling to think of a more embarrassing dismissal, but here's a few for consideration: