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Shubhangi Kulkarni Arjuna Award Awarded In 1985

Shubhangi Kulkarni

Shubhangi Kulkarni

Award Name : Arjuna Award

Year of Award : 1985

Award for : Sports and Games

Location : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Shubhangi Kulkarni is a former Indian women cricketer. She was the secretary of the Women's Cricket Association of India (WCAI) when WCAI was merged into BCCI in 2006. She was born on July 19, 1959 in Mumbai. 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, a feat she would repeat four more times in the nineteen tests she played in her career. 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. In 1985, She received the Arjuna Award. 


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