Nilesh  Kulkarni

Founder & Director @ International Institute of Sports Management

Nilesh  Kulkarni  is a former Indian cricketer. He is a slow left-arm bowler and left-handed lower order batsman. Nilesh Kulkarni wrote himself into cricketing history by taking a wicket with the very first ball that he bowled in Test cricket, becoming the only Indian bowler, and the twelfth bowler in the history of the game. His passion for sports led him to educate the young aspirants who are willing to pursue their career in sports management  by instituting International Institute of Sports Management.

In a short span of six years, International Institute of Sports Management, Mumbai (IISM) has succeeded in carving a niche for itself as the first professional Sports Management education provider of India. He has conceptualised, conceived and produced the first ever national anthem with the sporting heroes of India. The video features legends of the  sporting world Sachin Tendulkar, Sania Mirza, Dhanraj Pillai, Sushil Kumar to name a few.