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K. P. Appanna

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Role  Bowler
2009–2012  South Zone
Position  Bowler
Bowling style  Left-arm orthodox spin
2006–present  Karnataka
Career start  23 November 2006
Batting style  Right-handed
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Full name  Kotarangada Prabhu Appanna
Born  20 December 1988 (age 28) (1988-12-20) Kodagu, Karnataka, India
2009–2010, 2012–present  Royal Challengers Bangalore
First class debut  23 November 2006 Karnataka v Baroda
Number  3 (Royal Challengers Bangalore / Bowler)

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

Appanna was born in Virajpet, Kodagu, Karnataka.

Cricket career

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

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. 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.

In 2007 he played for India Under-19s. He has also represented South Zone.

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.


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