Picture of Kotarangada Appanna

Kotarangada Appanna

Batting style:
Right Handed bat
Bowling style:
Slow left-arm orthodox
Played for:
South Zone, Bangalore, India Under-19, Karnataka
Roles played:
December 20, 1988, Kodagu, Karnataka


Kotarangada Appanna is a left arm orthodox bowler and a right handed batsman who represents Karnatka in domestic cricket. Appanna started representing his state at the Under-14 level and went on to play till the Under-22 side. After making appearances at the junior level, he started playing for the senior state side.

He impressed for Karnataka in the 2011-12 season picking up 28 wickets, becoming fourth joint highest wicket taker this season. With his good performances he struck a claim for a regular place in the side. He was also a part of the India Under-19 squad and following a string of good performances, Appanna was signed by the Bangalore in 2008 for the inaugural IPL edition. But with the presence of stalwarts like Anil Kumble, he did not get a regular run of games. The Challengers re-signed him following an impressive season for the fifth edition of the IPL in 2012.


  Matches Innings Runs NO Avg. SR 100's 50's HS
IPL 14 3 2 2 2 50 0 0 1
  Matches Innings Balls Runs Wickets BBI BBM Avg. Econ. 4w 5w 10w Extras
IPL 14 13 216 286 9 4/19 / 31.77 7.94 1 0 0 6
  Catches Stumpings Runouts
IPL 1 0 3


Bangalore Vs Delhi at St George's Park, Port Elizabeth - Apr 26, 2009
Last played:
Bangalore Vs Mumbai at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru - May 14, 2012