Shubhangi Kulkarni

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Shubhangi Kulkarni (born 19 July 1959) is a former Indian women cricketer. She was the secretary of the Women's Cricket Association of India (WCAI)[1] when WCAI was merged into BCCI in 2006.[2]

She was a leg-spinner and a useful lower order batswomen. She represented Maharashtra women's cricket team in women's domestic cricket and made her international debut in India women's cricket team's first women's cricket series against West Indies women's cricket team in 1976. She bagged a five-wicket haul in the first innings she bowled,[3] a feat she would repeat four more times in the nineteen tests she played in her career.[4]

Shubhangi Kulkarni played in 27 ODIs over 5 international tours:[5]

Kulkarni captained India in three Test match (one against England and two against Australia) as well as one ODI match against England.

After retirement from Test cricket in 1991, she became a cricket administrator and was the secretary of WCAI when WCAI got merged into BCCI in 2006. Currently, she part of ICC Women's Cricket Committee representing Asian Cricket Council.[6]


  1. ^ "Indian women's board optimistic despite delay". Cricinfo. 2005-06-07. Retrieved 2007-05-24. 
  2. ^ "Committee formed to discuss contract with players". Rediff. 2007-05-07. Retrieved 2007-05-24. 
  3. ^ "Scorecard - India Women v West Indies Women, West Indies Women in India 1976/77 (1st Test)". Retrieved 2007-05-24. 
  4. ^ "Shubhangi Kukarni - List of Test matches". Retrieved 2007-05-24. 
  5. ^ "Shubhangi Kukarni - List of ODI matches". Retrieved 2007-05-24.