Who is Pravin Tambe?
Pravin Vijay Tambe (born 8 October 1971) is an Indian cricketer. Tambe made his IPL debut at the age of 41 and became the oldest ever IPL debutant. During the time when he was picked for IPL, he had never played professional cricket.
Pravin Tambe Biography, Wiki
Pravin Tambe was born on 8th October, 1971 in Mumbai. He was in love with the game of cricket right from the very young age and wanted to become a fast bowler. But his Orient Shipping captain Ajay Kadam encouraged him to try leg-spin.
He was holding a job in the daytime while playing club cricket on the weekends. He toiled hard in Mumbai club cricket structure to get recognition but failed to do so for several years.
His father’s name is Vijay Tambe.
His father also used to play cricket, for a team called Johnson and Johnson. Tambe used to accompany his father to the games, from where he took an interest in cricket.
Tambe was a part of the Orient Shipping team from 1994 to 2004.
Initially, he was a fast bowler. But his captain at Orient Shipping, Ajay Kadam advised him to have a go at leg-spin. Tambe got a lot of success in this new trait, and never looked back since.
His mother’s name is Jyoti Tambe.
Tambe was also a part of the famous Shivaji Park Gymkhana team.
Tambe once impressed the former Indian cricketer Sandeep Patil with his flippers.
In 2004, Orient Shipping wrapped their business. With that, the cricket team also came to a permanent halt.
After that, Tambe moved to the DY Patil side.
In 1998, he won the Raj Kapoor Trophy in Chembur, which happened to be a tennis-ball tournament.
Tambe has been a part of the Prescot & Odyssey club, Rainford cricket club and St Helens Recreation of England.
He has worked as the liaison officer during matches at the DY Patil Stadium.
|Real Name||Pravin Vijay Tambe|
|Wife Name||Not Known|
|Age||51 Years (2022)|
|Height (Approx.)||5 feet 5 inches|
|Weight (Approx.)||65 kg|
|Date of Birth||8 October 1971|
|Birth Place||Bombay, Maharashtra, India|
|Current City||Jaipur, Rajasthan, India|
|School Name||Govt High School, Mumbai|
|College Name||Govt PC-College Bagerhat, Bangladesh|
|Sister Name||Not Known|
|Source Of Income||Cricket|
|Appeared In||Not Known|
|Net Worth, Salary||Not Known|
Pravin Tambe Career
Pravin Tambe received his maiden call for Mumbai cricket team squad in 2013–14 Ranji Trophy and made his debut in the next round vs Orissa cricket team. He made his List A debut for Mumbai in the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 25 February 2017. Interestingly, his domestic cricket debut came after he played the IPL.
During the early seasons of the IPL, Tambe worked as a liaison officer whenever matches were played at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. However, he became the oldest player to play in the IPL when he made his debut at the age of 41 for Rajasthan Royals in 2013.
Later that year, Pravin Tambe grabbed the ‘Golden Wicket award’ in Champions League T20 after he took most wickets in the competition. He took 12 scalps at an average of 6.50 during that competition.
In the 2014 IPL season, Tambe picked up a brilliant hat-trick against Kolkata Knight Riders, the first of that season and 12th, overall.
Pravin Tambe became the oldest player to be picked up by a franchise at the IPL 2020 auction last year. KKR bought the veteran spinner for Rs 20 Lakh. However, he was barred from playing the IPL by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
Tambe was pulled up by the Indian cricket board for featuring in a franchise-based cricket league overseas. According to the BCCI rules, only retired players can feature in overseas leagues and that Tambe, according to the board, had breached this policy.
Tambe has played 33 IPL matches and has 28 wickets at 30.46. He has not played in the T20 league since 2016 wherein he represented the Gujarat Lions.
Tambe went ahead and played for Trinbago Knight Riders in the Caribbean Premier League, becoming the 1st Indian player to feature in the T20 league. T
ambe was part of the TKR side which won all 12 matches en route to their 4th title earlier this month. On popular demand, Pravin Tambe will be part of KKR’s support staff at IPL 2020.
Pravin Tambe Achievements
- He was the highest wicket-taker in Champions League T20 2013. He picked up 12 wickets in just 5 games.
- He picked up a hat-trick in IPL 2014, against Kolkata Knight Riders.
- He was the first bowler to hit double figures in terms of wickets, after just 4 games in Champions League T20.
- He is the first player to take a hat-trick in the 10-over format of the game.
- Tambe also is the first player to get a 5-wicket haul in the 10-over format.
Pravin Tambe FAQ’s
Q. 1 Who Is Pravin Tambe?
Ans. Pravin Tambe is a Cricketer.
Q. 2 Who Is The wife/girlfriend Of Pravin Tambe?
Ans. Pravin Tambe’s wife’s name is Not Known.
Q. 3 What Is The Official Account Of Pravin Tambe’s Instagram?
Ans. The official account link of Pravin Tambe is https://www.instagram.com/tambepravin/
Q. 4 What Is The Networth Income Of Pravin Tambe Yearly?
Ans. The net worth income of Pravin Tambe is not known.
Q. 5 How old is Pravin Tambe?
Ans. Pravin Tambe’s age is 51 years as of 2022.
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