Raju Kulkarni

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Raju Kulkarni
Personal information
Full name Rajiv Ramesh Kulkarni
Born (1962-09-25) 25 September 1962 (age 54)
Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Role Bowler
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 175) 15 October 1986 v Australia
Last Test 11 February 1987 v Pakistan
ODI debut (cap 46) 17 December 1983 v West Indies
Last ODI 26 March 1987 v Pakistan
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches 3 10
Runs scored 2 33
Batting average 1.00 16.50
100s/50s -/- -/-
Top score 2 15
Balls bowled 366 444
Wickets 5 10
Bowling average 45.39 34.50
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - n/a
Best bowling 3/85 3/42
Catches/stumpings 1/- 2/-
Source: [1], 6 March 2006

Rajiv Ramesh Kulkarni About this sound pronunciation  (born 25 September 1962, Bombay, Maharashtra) is a former Indian cricketer. He played domestic cricket for Bombay as a pace and swing bowler. He took 8 for 111 in the semi-final of the Ranji Trophy in 1982-83, and played in his first One Day International in December 1983.

He was called in shortly before the Test against Australia in his home town of Bombay in October 1986, where he made his Test debut. He played two more Tests against Pakistan in February 1987, but his Test career ended after these 3 matches. He played the last of his 10 ODIs, also against Pakistan, in March 1987. He was selected for the Indian Asia Cup squad in 1990 Asia Cup but did not play a match.

He retired from first-class cricket in 1992, and has a sports equipment business.