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Balachandra Akhil      

Full name Balachandra Akhil

Born October 7, 1977, Bangalore, Karnataka

Current age 36 years 289 days

Major teams Karnataka, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Royal Challengers Bangalore

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Balachandra Akhil
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 51 72 9 1810 135 28.73 1 14 79 0
List A 69 56 6 1382 91 27.64 0 8 34 0
Twenty20 35 26 8 321 35 17.83 216 148.61 0 0 30 12 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 51 4283 1837 49 5/58 37.48 2.57 87.4 1 0
List A 69 2653 1960 57 4/31 4/31 34.38 4.43 46.5 1 0 0
Twenty20 35 32 535 638 24 3/16 3/16 26.58 7.15 22.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 1998/99
Last First-class Maharashtra v Karnataka at Pune, Nov 24-27, 2009 scorecard
List A debut 1998/99
Last List A Karnataka v Tamil Nadu at Visakhapatnam, Feb 21, 2009 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Karnataka v Kerala at Visakhapatnam, Apr 3, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kochi Tuskers Kerala v Delhi Daredevils at Kochi, Apr 30, 2011 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/27, 8 SB of Mysore v India Cem Mumbai 18 Feb 2014 Other OD
63 SB of Mysore v Food Corp In Mumbai 17 Feb 2014 Other OD
0/54, 3 SB of Mysore v Air India Mumbai 16 Feb 2014 Other OD
115, 0/84 SB of Mysore v BSNL Nagpur 4 Feb 2013 Other OD
0, 0/19 SB of Mysore v IOC-XI Nagpur 2 Feb 2013 Other OD
2/39, 23 SB of Mysore v India Cem Nagpur 1 Feb 2013 Other OD
0/22, 13 Kochi v Daredevils Kochi 30 Apr 2011 T20
8*, 0/22 India v New Zealand Kowloon 7 Nov 2010 Other OD
1/24, 17 India v Sri Lanka Kowloon 7 Nov 2010 Other OD
0/21, 4 India v Pakistan Kowloon 6 Nov 2010 Other OD
Profile

Balachandra Akhil is a useful allrounder - medium-pacer and middle-order bat - for Karnataka. He came into the spotlight in the Cooch Behar Trophy for the Under-19 side in 1995 before graduating in 1998 to the state senior side, where he has been a fixture since. Though he has a moderate record in first-class and List A games, he boasts a strike-rate hovering around 150 and enviable bowling figures in Twenty20s. That saw him picked for the Bangalore Royal Challengers in the Indian Premier League.

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Sep 24, 2010

B Akhil drops M Vijay at deep midwicket, Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore, Champions League Twenty20, Durban, September 24, 2010

B Akhil drops M Vijay at deep midwicket

© Associated Press

Sep 21, 2009

Balachandra Akhil in an aggressive mood, Bangalore Provident (Rural) v Mysore Maharaajas, Karnataka Premier League Cup, September 21, 2009

Balachandra Akhil in an aggressive mood

© ESPNcricinfo Ltd

Apr 18, 2009

B Akhil is undone by Shane Warne's legspinner, Bangalore Royal Challengers v Rajasthan Royals IPL, 2nd game, Cape Town, April 18, 2009

B Akhil is undone by Shane Warne's legspinner

© Associated Press

Tournament Results
NSW v Trinidad & T at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Oct 23, 2009
NSW won by 41 runs
Cape Cobras v Trinidad & T at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Oct 22, 2009
Trinidad & T won by 7 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
NSW v Victoria at Delhi - Oct 21, 2009
NSW won by 79 runs
Cape Cobras v Daredevils at Delhi - Oct 19, 2009
Daredevils won by 30 runs
Eagles v Trinidad & T at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Oct 18, 2009
Trinidad & T won by 24 runs
NSW v Somerset at Hyderabad (Deccan) - Oct 18, 2009
NSW won by 6 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)
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