Ishant Sharma's Wife

Last Modified Apr 12, 2024 14:27 IST
Ishant Sharma Wife
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35-year-old Indian seamer Ishant Sharma is one of the most underrated fast bowlers in India. He started his International journey in 2007 with a Test match against Bangladesh at Mirpur, since then he has played 105 Tests, 80 ODIs, and 14 T20Is where he has picked 311, 115, and 8 wickets respectively. He ranks 9th with the most International wickets (434) for India.

Ishant played his last International game against New Zealand in 2021 which was a Test match. He will be playing for Delhi Capitals in the 2024 season. He played his last T20I game in 2013. With 400 or more wickets, Ishant is the only bowler who hasn't played in any ODI World Cup.

Ishant was born on 2 September 1988 in Delhi where he played his early cricket. His parents are Vijay Sharma and Grisha Sharma. Ishant got married to his girlfriend Pratima Singh in 2016.

Wife’s NamePratima Singh Solanki
Date of Birth6 February 1990
Height173 cm
Weight63 kg
ProfessionBasketball player
Birth PlaceVaranasi, Uttar Pradesh
EducationStudied in Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi. Has a Master's in Physical Education, a Bachelor of Physical & Health Education, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Diploma in Basketball Coaching.
SiblingPrashanti Singh (Sister), Akanksha Singh (Sister), Divya Singh (Sister), Vikrant Solanki (Brother), Priyanka Singh (Sister)
SpouseIshant Sharma
Married on9 December 2016
ChildrenA daughter was born on 3 November 2023

Who is Ishant Sharma's wife?

Ishant Sharma’s wife, Pratima Singh is a member of the Indian women’s national basketball team. She was born on 6 February 1990 in the Shivpur region of Varanasi in the Solanki Agnivanshi Rajput family. Most of her siblings have either played or are still playing for India in the National Women’s Basketball Team. Ishant and Pratima dated each other for almost five years before getting married in 2016.

Pratima Singh’s Height and Age?

Pratima Singh is 34 years old, she was born on 6 February 1990. According to Startsunfolded Partima is 5 feet 8 inches tall, her height helped him to become a basketball player.

Pratima Singh Parents

Pratima Singh was born to North Indian couple Gauri Shankar Singh and Urmila Singh. She has four Sisters who are or were also Indian Basketball players.

Pratima Singh Social Media

Pratima Singh has an Instagram account named @pratima0808 with 292k followers as of April 2024. She often shares pictures with his husband Ishant Sharma and her daughter.

What does Pratima Singh do for Iiving?

Ishant Sharma Wife
Image Courtesy - Pratima Singh's Twitter

Ishant Sharma’s wife Pratima Singh is a Basketball player, she plays for the Indian national team. Pratima began playing in 2003 in UP and later learned the game at Udai Pratap College. Thanks to her growing basketball skills, she got a berth in the junior Indian team in 2006 and went on to captain the Junior Indian Girls team in the year 2008. Under her leadership, Delhi won several medals like the Junior National Championship in Bhilwara, Rajasthan.

Singh even led the Delhi University team in the All India Inter-University Games, Kottayam, Kerala, in 2010, and secured the gold medal. She was the vice-captain when the University of Delhi secured a gold medal in the All India University Basketball Championship at Nellore, where she was bestowed with a joint Best Player award alongside her sister, Akanksha Singh. She bagged many ‘Best Player’ titles at the university level. Pratima also secured a gold medal for the nation in the first 3 * 3 FIBA Asia Championship in 2013.

How did Ishant Sharma meet his wife?

It was in 2011 when the Indian pacer was invited as the chief guest at Delhi’s IGMA Basketball Association League, which was being organized by Ishant’s friend and Pratima’s sister.

Pratima, who was injured at that time, was a scorer at the tournament. Ishant joked to his pal that the scorers at that tournament were pretty as he was oblivious to the fact that Pratima was also a professional basketball player.

It was love at first sight for the Indian cricketer and he already had intentions of marrying Pratima after the very first time he saw her at the event. The duo was later introduced by a mutual friend and it wasn’t until after a couple of years that Pratima accepted his friend request on Facebook.

How long have Ishant Sharma and Pratima Singh been married?

Ishant Sharma wife
Image Courtesy - Pratima Singh's Twitter

Ishant Sharma and Pratima Singh got married on 9th December 2016 and last year both completed 7 years of togetherness. At the beginning of their relationship, Pratima had no idea that Ishant was serious about her. After a year of contemplating, Ishant shared his intention of marrying her once he returns from the Australian tour.

The couple finally got engaged on 19 June 2016 in Ishant Sharma’s wife’s hometown.

They later tied the knot on December 9th that same year.

The ceremony was a star-studded affair. Big names from the sports world like Indian wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt and Sharma’s colleagues, MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh, were present to bless the newlyweds.

How many children do Ishant Sharma and Pratima Singh have?

A couple welcomed their first baby after 6 six years of marriage on 3rd November 2023, she is a baby girl and both have announced her arrival with a post on Instagram. Her name hasn’t been revealed yet.

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FAQs on Ishant Sharma

Who is the wife of Ishant Sharma?

Ishant Sharma is married to his girlfriend and basketball player Pratima Singh.

What Does Ishant Sharma’s wife do?

Ishant Sharma’s wife Pratima Singh is a famous Indian Basketball player, she is known as one of the Singh sisters of the Indian basketball team.

When did Ishant Sharma get married?

Ishant Sharma and Pratima Singh got married on 9th December 2016 after dating for almost five years.

Is Ishant Sharma still playing for the Indian team?

Ishant Sharma played his last international game in 2021 which was a test match against New Zealand. He is looking for a comeback in the national team.

For which team does Ishant Sharma play in the IPL?

Ishant Sharma is playing for Delhi Capitals in the IPL, he is one of the major bowlers of DC in their campaign.

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