Mr.Anurag Kulkarni

The Founder Of "PHCA"

"Praveen Hinganikar" is a Former Vidharbha First Class Cricketer having played more than 50 Ranji Trophy Matches in the Span of 15 years (1983 to 1997). He had also Captained Vidharbha Team in Ranji Trophy for five years during this period and represented Central Zonal in Duleep and Deodhar Trophy.
He has also played minor counties in Scotland in 1986. His past playing experiences and qualification as NCA (BCCI) Level-B coach have taken him to coach Vidharbha under-19 Team and then elevated to coach Ranji Trophy Team. He was also fast bowling coach for NCA in Zone Cricket Academy (Central Zone).

At present he is Executive Member of Vidarbha Cricket Association, Curator of VCA stadium, Jamtha, Nagpur, Chairman of Umpires/Scorers Committee of VCA. He's also on the Match Referee's panel of BCCI and the Hon. Secretary of Vidarbha Veterans Cricket Association, Nagpur.

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Career Record of Mr. Praveen Hinganikar in Ranji Trophy
The Follwong Figure are of career record of Mr. Pravin Hinganikar Which has been result of his hard work and determination towards the "Cricket".
Batting Average
First Class

Match 52

Inn 96

Not Out 1

Runs 2805

H.S 130

Ave 29.52

100's 3

50's 16

Ct's 71

St 16

One Day

Match 17

Inn 16

Not Out 0

Runs 390

H.S 76

Ave 24.37

100's 0

50's 3

Ct's 10

St 3

Bowling Average
First Class

Match 52

Balls 2932

Runs 1405

Wkts 47

BBI 5/25

BBM --

Ave 29.89

Econ 2.87

Sr 62.38

5W 2

One Day

Match 52

Balls 378

Runs 271

Wkts 7

BBI 2/19

BBM 2/19

Ave 38.71

Econ 4.30

Sr 54.00

5W --

As a Professional

Praveen Hinganikar not only a cricker but also successided in the professional life as Running a cricket academy (Pravin Hinganikar Cricket Academy) Narendra Nagar, Nagpur.

As a Coach

Praveen Hinganikar has been Passed LEVEL – B Coaching Examination conducted by National Cricket Academy at Bangalore and as an experience of a coaching , Coached Vidarbha Under – 19 team for three years and Vidarbha Ranji trophy for two years. Coached Central Zone Duleep Trophy team in 2007. Coaches Central Zone Under-19 players at Zonal Cricket Academy during summer camps at Nagpur and Jaipur.


Level and participation of Mr. Praveen Hinganikar is as given below

» Represented Vidarbha and Central Zone in various tournaments conducted by BCCI from 1979 to 1996.

» Played for Vidarbha Juniors (Under – 15, 19) from 1979 to 1984.

» Played for Vidarbha in Ranji Trophy from 1983 to 1996. Captain of Vidarbha Team in Ranji Trophy for 5 years.

»  Played for Central Zone in Duleep Trophy, Deodhar Trophy and Board Presidents XI in Wills Trophy.

» Played for West of Scotland Cricket Club in Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.

» Played for India Veterans against Pakistan Veterans at Kanpur in 2005.


Mr.Praveen Hinganikar has awarded as "Rajadhyaksha" award for Best Fielder in Ranji Trophy in 1987.

As as Servicemen

Worked in Bank of India for 23 years as an officer. Taken VRS from Bank in 2008