Prakash Bhandari was an attacking right-handed batsman and an off-break bowler in the international test cricket. Prakash Bhandari appeared for Delhi Schools and Delhi University in All India competitions between 1951–1952 and 1956-1957. His first international test debut was against Pakistan at Karachi which is now in Pakistan on February 26 to March 1 in year 1955 and his last international test match was against Australia in Kolkata (Eden Gardens) on November 2 to November 6, in the year 1956.
Prakash Bhandari led Delhi University in the Rohinton Baria inter-university tournament in the last of those seasons.
Prakash Bhandari also played for the Indian XI against the Silver Jubilee Overseas Cricket Team in 1953-1954 and toured Ceylon in 1956. He later played with the major domestic teams in India like Bengal Cricket Team, Delhi Cricket Team, Jharkhand
Bhandari toured Pakistan in 1954 to 1955 as a teenager. After being the twelfth man thrice, Prakash Bhandari made his debut on the matting wicket in the final Test match at Karachi which is now located in Pakistan.
Prakash Bhandari made 19 runs before being bowled by Khan Mohammad who broke one of the stumps. Prakash Bhandari also appeared in the international tests against New Zealand and Australia. His highest score was 39 against New Zealand at Delhi in 1954 to 1955 where he batted at No. 8 and added 73 with Bapu Nadkarni, who was an another widely acclaimed Test cricketer.
Prakash Bhandari also played against Rajasthan Cricket Team in the year 1961 to 1962 Ranji Trophy semi-final. There he scored a hundred in 60 minutes while Bengal Cricket team was going for a declaration in the second innings. It was believed that it was the fastest hundred in Indian cricket.
Prakash Bhandari scored 58 runs in the first innings. There he took seven wickets in the same match. Prakash Bhandari compiled his highest first class score of 227 runs for Delhi Cricket team against Patiala Cricket team in 1957 to 1958 and also took nine wickets in the same match for 81 runs.
His first class cricket career spans from 1952 to 1971. After his retirement from Indian cricket scenario, he joined with Tata Industries.