Vinay Kumar Replace L Balaji in Eng T20 Series

Delhi: Karnataka Cricket player R. Vinay Kumar will replace pacer L Balaji in the upcoming 2-match Twenty20 International series against England.

Balaji suffered a stress injury to his right toe and was ruled out of the series as a result, said a Board of Control for Cricket in India press release Thursday.

The All-India Senior Selection Committee picked R. Vinay Kumar as his replacement. Vinay Kumar has played 8 T20Is and has picked up 7 wickets with a best of 3/24.

The 28-year-old played his last T20I against South Africa at Johannesburg March 30 earlier 2012. The 2 matches between India and England will be played in Pune and Mumbai.

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