Shubhangi Kulkarni is former cricketer who played for India. She was a leg-spinner bowler and a useful player in the lower batting order of the national team. Before getting selected for the team, she played domestic cricket for the West Zone Women.
Kulkarni was a very dominant player at the domestic front which made it easier for the selectors to offer her a place in the national team. She made her international cricket debut for India against West Indies in 1976. At her debut match, she successfully grabbed 5 wickets and was also able to repeat this feat four more times during her test cricket career.
She played 19 test matches for her country scoring 700 runs with batting averages of 23.33. Her bowling averages for test matches remains at 27.45 and for one day matches remains at 17.60. During her 27 one day match career, she scored 347 runs at an average of 13.34. Her top scores for test matches is 118 runs and for ODI is 44 runs. Her top bowling figures for the same are 7 wickets for 57 runs and 4 wickets for 27 runs respectively.
Kulkarni was also named the captain of her team for three test matches and one ODI match. She retired in 1991 and became the cricket administrator as well as served as a secretary for the WCAI when it merged with the BCCI in 2006.