Parthiv Patel Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Avni Zaveri
Age: 35 Years
Height: 5' 4"

Parthiv Patel

Full NameParthiv Ajay Patel
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 8 August 2002 vs England in Nottingham
ODI- 4 January 2003 vs New Zealand in Queenstown
T20- 4 June 2011 vs West Indies in Port of Spain
International RetirementOn Wednesday, 9 December 2020, he announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
Parthiv Patel's announcement about his retirement from all forms of cricket
Last MatchTest- 24 January 2018 vs South Africa at New Wanderers Stadium
ODI- 21 February 2012 vs Sri Lanka at The Gabba
T20- 31 August 2011 vs England at Emirates Old Trafford
Jersey Number#42(India)
#42(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamIndia, Chennai Super Kings, Deccan Chargers, Gujarat, India Green, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Cricket Association President's XI, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad
Nature on fieldCalm
Favourite ShotPull shot
Records (main ones)• Youngest wicket-keeper in Test history (17 years).
• He is the only Indian batsman to score 5 hundreds in consecutive innings in first-class cricket history.
Career Turning PointPerformance in the 2004 series against Australia.
Personal Life
Date of Birth9 March 1985
Age (as of 2020)35 Years
BirthplaceAhmedabad, Gujarat, India
Zodiac signPisces
HometownAhmedabad, Gujarat, India
FamilyFather- Ajay Patel
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sisters- Not Known
ControversiesThere was a rumour that once he applied for the post of Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) in the Income Tax department.
Favourite Things
CricketerBatsman: Adam Gilchrist and Kumar Sangakkara
Bowler: Anil Kumble, Harbhajan Singh and Waqar Younis
ActorAkshay Kumar, Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan
ActressDeepika Padukone, Yami Gautam and Parineeti Chopra
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsAvni Zaveri (Interior designer)
WifeAvni Zaveri (Interior designer)
Parthiv Patel with his wife
ChildrenDaughter- Venika
Parthiv Patel with his wife and daughter
Son- N/A
Money Factor

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Parthiv Patel

  • Does Parthiv Patel smoke?: No
  • Does Parthiv Patel drink alcohol?: No
  • Parthiv was the youngest wicket-keeper in Test history with 17 years of age.
  • He considers Adam Gilchrist as his role-model.
  • When he toured London with the Indian cricket team in 2002, he was assumed as the Indian team mascot in the Wisden Indian Cricketer of the Century Awards.
  • During the 2004 Border-Gavaskar series in Australia, he sledged Steve Waugh by saying,

    Come on Steve, just one more of your popular slog-sweeps before you quit.”

    after which Waugh replied,

    Show a bit of respect. You were in nappies when I debuted 18 years ago.”

  • Once he was fined 60% of his match fees for over-appealing for numerous occasions against Pakistan at Lahore.
  • In 2003, the popular TV show MTV Bakra trapped him into a troublesome situation to see how he copes up with it.
  • He played for 6 teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL): Chennai Super Kings, Kochi Tuskers, Deccan Chargers, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Mumbai Indians.