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Ball

A slang term in Hong Kong for $1 million. The term is most common in Hong Kong securities exchanges and other trading platforms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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From the very next ball, John Stephenson chopped on a delivery from the left-armer Carter that angled across him to register his fourth duck in the competition this season.
Referee Stuart Dougal, who started the game waving yellow cards at Ball, John Hartson and Lubomir Moravcik, appeared to have booked Konterman for the foul but he didn't.
The son of the wealthy South Carolina merchant and plantation owner, Henry Laurens and his wife Eleanor Ball, John was educated in Geneva and studied law at the Inns of Court in London.
Six runs later, giant seamer Tremlett took a wicket with his fourth ball, John Sadler taking a fine diving catch at cover to dismiss left-hander Gautham Gambir.
With Ron Harper getting a fingertip on the ball, John Stockton from behind the arc missed the final shot off the front of the rim.
Although the school is organising events to commemorate its 50 years, including a grand ball, John Hall thought ex-pupils would be keen to meet up, visit their old school and compare notes.