Age: 21 Years
Hometown: Ingleburn NSW
|Physical Stats & More
|in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 10”
|in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
|Did not play
|• Ingleburn RSL Cricket Club
• Liverpool Catholic Club
• Mr druitt club
Note: His first club was Ingleburn.
|Wests Group Macarthur Elite Sports Person of the Year Award in the Wests Sports Council 23rd Annual Sports Awards in 2021
|Date of Birth
|26 November 2001 (Monday)
|Age (as of 2022)
|Liverpool, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|East Hills Boys High School, Panania, Sydney Facebook - East Hills Boys High School
|Relationships & More
|He is single.
|Father- Joga Sangha (Taxi driver)
Mother- Upjeet Singh (Acountant)
|He has an elder sister, Simran Singh.
|Cousin: Navi Nahal
|• Honda CBR
• Kawasaki Ninja
Some Lesser Known Facts About Tanveer Sangha
- Tanveer Sangha is an Indian-Australian cricketer who became viral in 2023 when he earned a spot in Australia’s list of probable players for the 2023 ODI Cricket World Cup.
- In 1997, his father moved to Australia from Rahimpur village in Jalandhar, Punjab, India, on a student visa. YouTube – Radio Haanji
- During his younger days, his father motivated him to engage in a range of sports such as rugby, kabaddi, volleyball, football, and cricket. His father’s initial aspirations were for Tanveer to excel in kabaddi or volleyball; however, Tanveer’s inclination gradually shifted towards cricket, leading him towards a career in the sport.
- He initiated his cricket journey with Liverpool Catholic Club, initially playing for the Under-10 team, then advancing to the Under-11 team. He secured the Player of the Year accolade while participating in the Under-12 team. He further continued his cricket endeavours with Ingleburn RSL Cricket Club and eventually became a part of Campbelltown Camden District Cricket Club, The Ghosts, where he competed as a member of the Under-17 team.
- In his initial career phase, Tanveer Sangha would take up the opening batting position and also play as a fast bowler; however, he transitioned to becoming a legspinner as time progressed. At the age of eighteen, he earned a spot in the New South Wales Blues cricket team.
- On 27 October 2021, he made his debut in first-class cricket for New South Wales (NSW) during the Sheffield Shield Tournament against Victoria. In the first innings, he scored a single run and unfortunately got out without scoring in the second innings, and on the bowling front, he secured 3 wickets for 44 runs in the first innings but couldn’t clinch any wickets in the second innings. As for List-A (one-day) cricket, he debuted for New South Wales on 24 November 2021, in The Marsh Cup against Victoria, taking 4 wickets for 21 runs.
- In 2016, he represented the Australia Under-16 team and met Pakistani-Australian spinner Fawad Ahmed, who later became his mentor. In 2020, he joined the Australia Under-19 team for the Under-19 World Cup hosted in South Africa. During the tournament, he showcased his skills by taking 15 wickets.
- Tanveer Sangha’s Big Bash League journey began with Sydney Thunder on 12 December 2020, when he played his debut match against Melbourne Stars, securing 2 wickets for 26 runs. The 2020-21 BBL season proved to be a standout for him, as he concluded it as the third-highest wicket-taker with an impressive tally of 21 wickets, maintaining an average of 16.66. During a match, West Indies power hitter Andre Russell applauded Sangha, labelling him as a courageous spinner unafraid of bowling to formidable hitters. India Today
- He was chosen for Birmingham Phoenix in The Hundred tournament in 2022 as a replacement for Imran Tahir; however, he did not get the chance to play in any matches for the team.
- He earned a spot in the Washington Freedom team in the inaugural season of the Major League Cricket tournament in 2023 as a replacement for Wanindu Hasaranga; however, he didn’t have the opportunity to participate in any matches for the team.
- He holds a special admiration for Yuzvendra Chahal, considering him his favourite spinner, and he aspires to share the field with him in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
- He encountered a stress fracture in his back in 2022, causing a hiatus from the game for approximately six months.
- He embarked on a visit to the MRF Academy in Chennai in August 2022 to enhance his bowling skills.
- Tanveer Sangha secured his spot in the 18-member squad for the 2023 ODI World Cup in August 2023, which would be subsequently trimmed down to 15 members. Renowned Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting, having been impressed by Sangha’s bowling performance in the Big Bash League, put forward his name to Cricket Australia’s selection board, led by George Bailey.
- He also occasionally provides cricket training to youngsters at a local club.