Ishant Sharma Wife, Basketball Player Pratima Singh Biography, Medals, Marriage, Husband
Pratima Singh is an Indian Basketball player who has privileged skills and prominent experience at a very young age. She has got a good recognition in the sports industry, particularly a perfect personality of Indian female basketball players. She became famous with maintaining the position of Shooting Guard with small forward in her play. Pratima Singh biography explains us an aim of becoming a contemporary individual, achieving heights and setting miracles in profession. Her complete profile since her childhood indicates how her determination and passion for sports associated her growth. The husband of Pratima Singh is a famous Indian cricket player. In fact, it was news in public limelight when she got married and became Indian cricketer Ishant Sharma wife. Her entire family is popular for being dedicated professionals as women basketball players.
Pratima Singh Family, Sisters, Age, Wiki
In her personal life, she becomes from a popular family, which is called ‘Family of India’ for being popular in sports. Her family background is related to the place Jaunpur of Uttar Pradesh. Her parents lived in Varanasi, which is her birthplace. Her father is Gauri Shankar Singh and mother is Urmila Singh. Her brother is Vikranth Solanki.
She has four sisters, admired as ‘Singh Sisters’ by the people. Her sisters are Divya, Prashanti, and Akanksha who have also have taken active participation of “Indian National Women’s Basketball Team”. A sister of her, Priyanka Singh is working as a coach for ‘National Institute of Sports’ and another one Prashanti Singh is the Captain for “Indian National Women’s Basketball Team”. All the ‘Singh Sisters’ are best female basketball players of India.
Pratima Singh date of birth is 6 February 1990. She has a very charming personality with the height 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) and the weight 63 kg. Pratima Singh age is 26 years now. Her attractive eyes are black in color. Her beauty secrets are her pleasing personality and her decorous hairstyle.
Pratima Singh Education
Pratima Singh studies were completed in the School of ‘Rani Murar Kumari Balika Inter College’. Her further education for post graduation was taken place in ‘University of Delhi’. She finished ‘Masters of Physical Education’ in ‘Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports of Patiala’. Her wiki including her education fulfilled her determination to become an active sports woman.
She studied in the college ‘Jesus and Mary’ and shown eminent skills in playing sports. Her friends and faculties noticed her marvelous playing skills and sportiveness. She improved her skills and got a good practice of basketball by practicing in the ground of the college ‘Uday Pratap’.
Pratima Singh Playing Career and Achievements
Pratima Singh started her playing career in basketball field in the year of 2003. Her first play was taken place in Uttar Pradesh. She had got a chance to show her skills in playing for ‘Junior Indian Basketball Team’ in the year of 2006. She established international sporting achievements in her early career.
She achieved ‘2nd FIBA Asian Basketball Championship’ for Young Women played in Singapore for the year 2006. She has taken part in ‘18th FIBA Asian Basketball Championship’ for Junior Women in Bangkok of Thailand in the year of 2007. She has been a significant player to win ‘Asia Championship’ in much number of international events.
She was elected as the Captain in her debut match played for the ‘Junior Indian Girls Team’ on behalf of ‘Jesus and Mary’ College in 2008. She led her team very competently and won many medals and records in her matches. She got the award Sports women of the year in for 2008. Her team won ‘Junior National Championship’ in Bhilwara of Rajasthan.
She played as the vice captain in the team for ‘University of Delhi’ participated in ‘All India Intra-University Basketball Championship’ program. It was taken place in Nellore of Andhra Pradesh, where she got ‘Gold Medals’ and Best Player award jointly with her sister Akanksha Singh. She also won ‘Shri Prakash Jyoti Award for Excellence in Sports’ in her college for 2009-10. She has taken part in the International event, ‘24th FIBA Asian Basketball Championship’ for Senior Women in Chennai, for the year 2009.
Pratima Singh Accolades
In the event ‘Century Sports Award for Excellence in Sports’, she has won the award in 2010 in Varanasi of Uttar Pradesh. In the same year, she played as the Captain in ‘Delhi University Team’. It was taken part in ‘All-Indian Inter-University Championship’ program which were played in Kottayam city of Kerala and won the gold medal. Her vision to play and dedication brought National championship and stood her in a celebrity position in India.
She is the one who led her team to achieve a ‘Gold Medal’ for her country in the first ‘3×3 FIBA Asia Championship’. She has played in ‘Asian Games 2010’, which were conducted in the period 12 November to 27 November 2010 in Guangzhou, China. She has got ‘Achievers Award’ in 2013 by “Women Sports Foundation”. She has won the accolade ‘Top Scorer of the Tournament’ in the series of “Senior National Basketball Championship” which was played in Chennai of Tamil Nadu for 2011 to 2016.
She has faced a knee injury and it became critical to take participation in matches. But her strong determination and self-resistance for being weak exposed her as a very strong lady. She decided to fight until she recovers by avoiding the operation, which was advised. She completely came into form with hardship and self-confidence and became the top scorer in next tournaments held in 2012.
Her strong determination and skills as a player encouraged her to become a ‘Gold Medalist’ regarding to her career and achieve more awards. She has got the qualification in Sports Coaching in the year 2014-15 from ‘Netaji Subhash National Institute’ of Sports. Presently, she is a member of the prestigious association ‘Indian Women National Basketball Team’. She gained contemporary skills for being a coach to take more talented players to the heights of success.
Pratima Singh Love Story, Marriage, Husband
Taking a glance at Pratima Singh love life, there are no vast news about her love affairs and usual rumors. She is linked with a single love story with her boyfriend, who is a famous cricketer in India. The news of dating Ishant Sharma was come to limelight when their relationship turned to be fruitful. There is no much age difference and both were good friends for a long time.
It was astonishing news to the sport lovers when she declared her husband name and two celebrity players get married and starting a new life. Her engagement with Ishant Sharma was made on June 19 of 2016 in the premises of Uppal Orchid in Delhi. The story is similar to another sports (chess) couple Sopiko Guramishvili and Anish Giri who are eminent worldwide.
Ishant Sharma and Pratima Singh wedding date was 9th December 2016, when it was celebrated at ‘Nottingham Hills Farmhouse’ in Gurgaon (Gurugram), Haryana. It was attended by the players and friends of both fields and their relatives including MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh.
She looked so happy to share her life and get to be wife of Ishant Sharma. After her marriage, it happened to visit her house and birthplace of Varanasi to visit famous temples and holy places. Her life and dreams will be fulfilled with becoming pregnant and having kids besides of serving her country, being a powerful player.
Pratima Singh Social Life
Some of the interesting facts about her are, she is fond of dancing, singing, horse riding, travelling, and swimming. She works as a ‘Chief Advisor for Sports’ in a school of Noida. Photos of her childhood, with her siblings, and wedding photos can be viewed in her Instagram profile. She regularly tweets on her Twitter profile and has got thousands of followers.
The latest news and videos of her wedding are visible on the internet making available to her fans, as a cricketer’s wife. It was interesting for both cricket fans and basketball fans of India. She is not found in any controversy in her career or personal life. It seems her net worth is gradually increasing with her successful career and good earnings. She is a big achiever and a sports personality like Heena Sidhu, who has gained a big success in early career.