K. P. Appanna

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KP Appanna
Personal information
Full name Kotarangada Prabhu Appanna
Born (1988-12-20) 20 December 1988 (age 28)
Kodagu, Karnataka, India
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Left arm orthodox
Role Bowler
Domestic team information
Years Team
2006–present Karnataka
2009–2010, 2012–present Royal Challengers Bangalore
2009–2012 South Zone
First class debut 23 November 2006 Karnataka v Baroda
Last First class 4 February 2012 South Zone v Central Zone
List A debut 27 February 2008 Karnataka v Hyderabad
Last List A 21 February 2012 Karnataka v Kerala
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 22 21 23
Runs scored 77 26 13
Batting average 12.83 8.66 13.00
100s/50s
Top score 31* 9* 9*
Balls bowled 4461 1068 402
Wickets 69 33 21
Bowling average 32.65 25.45 24.04
5 wickets in innings 3 1
10 wickets in match 1
Best bowling 6/68 5/56 4/19
Catches/stumpings 11/– 9/– 5/–
Source: Cricinfo, 21 May 2012

Kotarangada Prabhu "KP" Appanna (born 20 December 1988) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Karnataka and Royal Challengers Bangalore as a specialist slow left arm orthodox bowler and a right handed batsman.

Early life[edit]

Appanna was born in Virajpet, Kodagu, Karnataka.[1]

Cricket career[edit]

In 2001 Appanna represented Karnataka at Under-14 level, later playing at Under-15, Under-17 and Under-19 level.[2]

Appanna made his first-class debut for Karnataka as a 17-year-old in 2006 against Baroda, taking two wickets in the first innings in which he bowled.[3] He made four further appearances in the competition, as Karnakata finished second in Elite Group A. In February 2007, Appanna made his first of his four Under-19 Test appearance for India against New Zealand.[citation needed]

In 2007 he played for India Under-19s. He has also represented South Zone.[4][5][6][7][8][9]

He was selected in the squad for Royal Challengers Bangalore for the 2009 Indian Premier League. He played again for Bangalore in the 2010 tournament, however was not contracted for 2011. In January 2012 he signed for the 2012 tournament after a strong season for Karnataka.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players / KP Appanna". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Other matches played by Kotragada Appanna". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "KP Appanna first-class debut: Match scorecard". Cricinfo. Retrieved 21 May 2012. 
  4. ^ Srivastava to lead Under-19 team to Sri Lanka
  5. ^ Appanna and Jadeja put India in front
  6. ^ South Zone Squad, Duleep Trophy 2011/12
  7. ^ Karnataka Squad, Ranji Trophy 2011/12
  8. ^ RCB sign Zol, Appanna, Syed Mohammad
  9. ^ KP Appanna, ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2012-02-17.
  10. ^ "RCB sign Zol, Appanna, Syed Mohammad". ESPNcricinfo. 15 February 2012. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 

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