|Full name||Pravin Vijay Tambe Pravin Vijay Tambe - Twitter|
|Famous for||• Making his IPL debut at the age of 41.
• His biopic Kaun Pravin Tambe? that was released on Disney+ Hotstar on 1 April 2022 starring Shreyas Talpade as Pravin Tambe
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 44 Inches
- Waist: 36 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
|International Debut||Did not make|
|Batting Style||Right-handed bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm legbreak|
|Awards, Achievements||• He received the Golden Wicket Award for taking most wickets in the tournament in Champions League 2013.
• On 5 May 2014, Pravin took a hat-trick against Kolkata Knight Riders in Ahmedabad and also won the man of the match award.
• He received the Purple Cap as the highest wicket-taker in the IPL 2014.
• He became the first player to take 5 wickets in the season two of the T10 League.
|Date of Birth||8 October 1971 (Friday)|
|Age (as of 2021)||50 Years|
|School||Govt High School, Mumbai|
|College/University||Govt PC-College, Bangladesh|
|Relationships & More|
|Wife/Spouse||Name Not Known
|Children||He has a son and a daughter.|
|Siblings||Brother- Prashant (Engineer)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Pravin Tambe
- Pravin Tambe is an Indian cricketer who is known for making his IPL debut at the age of 41. A biopic titled Kaun Pravin Tambe is based on the life of Pravin Tambe; the biopic was released on Disney+ Hotstar on 1 April 2022 in which Shreyas Talpade played the role of Tambe.
- Before making his debut in the IPL, he played in various leagues and for various clubs including Kanga Cricket League, club crickets, and his office. He has also played club cricket in Liverpool and District cricket competitions in England.
- When Pravin was young, he aspired to become a fast bowler, but Ajay Kadam suggested he bowl leg-spin.
- In an interview, Pravin’s father said that Pravin gained interest in cricket when he saw him playing cricket for Johnson and Johnson.
- Once, cricketer, Sandeep Patil saw Pravin bowling at Shivaji Park Gymkhana, and he was impressed by his bowling style.
- Pravin was selected in the team Rajasthan Royals in 2013 and remained a part of the team till 2015. In February 2017, he was selected for the Sunrisers Hyderabad team for Rs. 10 lakhs. In the 2020 IPL auction, he was inducted into Kolkata Knight Riders. In an interview, Pravin talked about his late debut as a cricketer and said,
I am passionate about the game. I have always played the game for enjoyment. I was not worried about anything. My aim was just to bowl the right lengths.”
- Pravin was named in the Mumbai Ranji team in 2000, but he did not get a chance to play. He played for the Mumbai team in the 2013–14 Ranji Trophy. He also played the 2016–17 Vijay Hazare Trophy on 25 February 2017.
- In July 2020, he became a part of the Trinbago Knight Riders squad in the 2020 Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
- In the 2020 IPL because he did not follow the BCCI policy of announcing his retirement or seeking permission from the BCCI to enter the IPL 2020 after playing the T10 tournament in 2019, he did not follow the BCCI policy of announcing his retirement or seeking permission from BCCI to enter the IPL in 2020.
- In 2021, during the second season of the T10 League, Pravin became the first player to take five wickets for the Sindhis team.
- Shreyas Talpade announced the release date and posted the poster of Tambe’s biopic Kaun Pravin Tambe
on Twitter on 7 March 2022. In an interview, Shreyas talked about playing the role of Pravin in the biopic and said,
It’s an honour to represent Pravin and I will always treasure the time spent with him in preparing for this role which required a new level of dedication and effort from all of us. I hope our audiences not only enjoy the film but are touched & inspired by it.”
Kaun hai Pravin Tambe? Cricket ka most experienced debutante, and the most inspiring cricket story never told.#KaunPravinTambe, trailer out on 9th March.#DisneyPlusHotstarMultiplex@legytambe @anjalipofficial @paramspeak @AshishVid @jaypraddesai pic.twitter.com/UD8ZqF1HyE
— Shreyas Talpade (@shreyastalpade1) March 7, 2022
- In an interview, Pravin talked about the biopic ‘Kaun Pravin Tambe’ that was made on his life story and said,
My only wish is that more and more people get inspired to live their dreams and never underestimate their potential no matter what their circumstances are and never give up. My family and loved ones can’t wait to see my story come alive, and for me it is going to be a very special day.”
- Pravin owns a cricket academy named Pravin Tambe Cricket Academy in Mumbai.
- He is a fitness enthusiast and often posts pictures of his workout on social media.