|Real Name||Parthiv Ajay Patel
|Nickname||PP and Bachcha|
|Profession||Indian Cricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 62 kg
in Pounds- 137 lbs
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
|International Debut||Test- 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
#42(IPL, County Cricket)
|Domestic/State Team||India, 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 field||Calm
|Likes to play against||Pakistan|
|Favourite Shot||Pull 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 Point||Performance in the 2004 series against Australia.|
|Date of Birth||9 March 1985|
|Age (as in 2017)||32 Years|
|Birth Place||Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Pisces|
|Hometown||Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India|
|Educational Qualifications||Not Known|
|Family||Father- Ajay Patel
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sisters- Not Known
|Controversies||There was a rumour that once he applied for the post of Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) in the Income Tax department.|
|Favourite Cricketer||Batsman: Adam Gilchrist and Kumar Sangakkara
Bowler: Anil Kumble, Harbhajan Singh and Waqar Younis
|Favourite Actor||Akshay Kumar, Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favourite Actress||Deepika Padukone, Yami Gautam and Parineeti Chopra|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Avni Zaveri (Interior designer)|
|Wife||Avni Zaveri (Interior designer)
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 consider Adam Gilchrist as his role-model.
- When he toured London with 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 him, “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, popular TV show MTV Bakra trapped him into a trouble 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.