Age: 50 Years
Marital Status: Married
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. He is also known for being the person on whom a biopic titled ‘Kaun Hai Tambe’ is set to release on 1st April 2022 on Disney+Hotstar that stars Shreyas Talpade.
- Before becoming a professional cricketer, he used to play at Kanga Cricket League, club crickets, and for his office. He has also played club cricket in Liverpool and District cricket competition in England.
- When Pravin was young, he aspired to become a fast bowler, but his captain Ajay Kadam suggested he bowl leg-spin.
- In an interview, Pravin’s father said that Pravin gained interest in cricket when he saw his father 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.
- 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 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 played for Kolkata Knight Riders.
- 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 2020, the BCCI did not allow Pravin to play in the 2020 IPL because 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 season, Pravin became the first player to take five wickets for the Sindhis team.
- Shreyas Talpade announced the release date and posted the poster of the movie, ‘Kaun Hai 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 Hai 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 sites.