L BALAJI

  • Glenn Maxwell bats Punjab to third straight victory in IPL 7 April 22, 2014

    A disciplined allround performance by the Kings XI Punjab helped them register their third victory on the trot in IPL 7, beating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 72 runs in Sharjah on Tuesday. Punjab rode on Glenn Maxwell's blistering 43-ball-95 to set a mammoth 194-run target against Shikhar Dhawan-led Hyderabad. In reply,...
  • KKR crush Pune to keep minuscule hopes alive May 9, 2013

    Pune: Keeping alive the slightest of hopes in reaching the IPL 6 playoffs, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders registered their fifth victory of the season by beating Pune Warriors by 46 runs on Thursday. Pune might have thought they had done well to keep KKR to 152 but even that...
  • Vinay replaces Balaji in India's T20 squad December 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Medium pacer R Vinay Kumar has replaced Lakshmipathy Balaji in India's Twenty20 squad for the AIRTEL T20 International series against England after the Tamil Nadu pacer suffered a stress injury. Balaji was ruled out on Thursday after injuring his right big toe, after which the BCCI named Kumar...
  • Ranji Trophy: Delhi, TN battle in key Group B clash November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi would want to arrest their upanddown campaign with a dominating performance in round four but will need to down the might of one of the Group B powerhouses Tamil Nadu in a match that begins with the visitors as favourites here at the Feroz Shah Kotla. Delhi,...
  • Yuvraj Singh returns for World Twenty20 August 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Yuvraj Singh has made a comeback to the 15member India squad announced for the ICC World Twenty20, which is scheduled to take place in Sri Lanka next month. Also recalled in a 15man squad were Harbhajan Singh, Piyush Chawla and L Balaji. Yuvraj's selection is a tremendous boost for...
  • Ranji final: Rajasthan 221 for no loss January 19, 2012

    Chennai: It was oneway traffic at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, as Rajasthan openers Aakash Chopra and Vineet Saxena carried the defending champions to 221 for no loss at stumps on day one of the 201112 Ranji Trophy final. You can't blame Tamil Nadu for having a sense of dj vu....