Ramakrishnappa made his first-class debut in the 1961-62 Ranji Trophy, against Hyderabad. He took two catches in the match.
Ramakrishnappa's top score of 50 not out, his only half century, came in his first of two games in the 1963-64 season, against Andhra - a game which finished in an innings victory for Mysore. After making one further appearance for the team during the 1963-64 season, Ramakrishnappa did not make another first-class appearance.
- A. Ramakrishnappa at Cricket Archive