Pravin Tambe

Pravin Tambe Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 15, 2023

Date of Birth

8 / October / 1971


53 Years



Pravin Tambe Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Pravin Tambe an Indian cricketer by the name of achieved the distinction of becoming the oldest player to debut in the Indian Premier League at the age of 41. Remarkably, Tambe had never played professional cricket prior to being selected for the IPL.

Born on 8 October 1971, Pravin Vijay Tambe is an Indian cricketer who made his debut in the Indian Premier League at the age of 41, setting a record as the oldest-ever IPL debutant. Interestingly, Tambe had no prior experience playing professional cricket before his IPL debut.


Pravin’s father is named Vijay, and his mother’s name is Jyoti. He has a brother named Prashant, who is an engineer. Pravin is married and has a son and a daughter.

Jyoti Pravin Tambe Mother

Jyoti Pravin Tambe Mother

Prashant Pravin Tambe Brother

Prashant Pravin Tambe Brother

Vaishali Tambe Pravin Tambe Wife

Vaishali Tambe Pravin Tambe Wife

Early Life

Pravin Tambe, born on 8 October 1971 in Mumbai to Hindu parents Vijay and Jyoti Tambe, has had a lifelong passion for cricket. During his youth, he initially pursued fast bowling, but his Orient Shipping captain, Ajay Kadam, noticed his spin potential and encouraged him to try leg-spin bowling instead.

Personal Life

Pravin Tambe and his wife Vaishali Tambe have a son named Pranav Tambe and a daughter named Pari Tambe.

Early Career

In his younger years, Pravin Tambe aspired to become a fast bowler, but his captain at Orient Shipping, Ajay Kadam, recognized his potential as a leg spinner and encouraged him to switch to that style of bowling. For many years, Tambe played cricket at the club level in Mumbai as a part-time pursuit while also maintaining a day job.

Indian Premier League

Pravin Tambe had an unconventional career path for a cricketer, as he had never played First-class cricket but was still selected to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL). His mentor at the Rajasthan Royals, Rahul Dravid, even called Tambe a greater inspiration than himself.

Prior to playing in the IPL, Tambe worked as a liaison officer for about five years during the early seasons of the league (from 2008 to 2012), especially during matches held at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.

Domestic and T20 Franchise Career

Pravin Tambe was awarded the Golden Wicket in the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 for taking the most wickets in the tournament. He managed to take an impressive 12 wickets in five matches with an outstanding average of 6.50, surpassing the performances of established bowlers like Ravichandran Ashwin and Sunil Narine.

IPL Career

As mentioned earlier, Pravin Tambe worked as a liaison officer during the early seasons of the IPL whenever matches were played at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. Despite his previous role, he made his IPL debut at the age of 41 in 2013, becoming the oldest player to play in the league at that time.

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Net Worth

During his IPL career, he, the Indian leg-spinner, saw his net worth rise to 5.37 crore rupees, which is equivalent to 700,000 US dollars, representing an increase of 9-22.


He joined the Rajasthan Royals team to play IPL cricket in 2013, and he continued to play for them for three years. During this time, he received a salary of 10 lakh rupees per year.

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Body Measurements Chest: 44 Inches
Waist: 36 Inches
Biceps: 14 Inches
Birth Place Mumbai India
Children Son: Pranav Tambe
Daughter: Pari Tambe
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 173 CM
Height In Meter 1.73 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Fathe: Vijay
Mother: Jyoti
Profession Cricketer
Siblings Brother: Prashant
Spous Vaishali Tambe
Weight 68 Kg
150 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Libra


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