Age: 50 Years
Marital Status: Married
Some lesser known facts about Praveen Tambe
- Praveen Tambe is an Indian cricketer, best known for making his IPL debut at the age of 41. He is also known as the person on whom a biopic titled ‘Kaun Hai Tambe’ is scheduled to release on 1st April 2022 on Disney+ Hotstar. that stars Shreyas Talpade,
- Before becoming a professional cricketer, he played in the Kanga Cricket League, club cricket and for his office. They have also played club cricket in Liverpool and district cricket in England.
- When Praveen was young, he aspired to be a fast bowler, but his captain Ajay Kadam suggested him to bowl leg spin.
- In an interview, Praveen’s father said that Praveen got interested in cricket when he saw his father playing cricket for Johnson & Johnson.
- Once a cricketer Sandeep Patil Saw Praveen bowling at Shivaji Park Gymkhana and he was impressed by his bowling style.
- In an interview, Praveen talked about his late debut as a cricketer and said,
I am passionate about the game. I have always played the game for pleasure. I was not worried about anything. My target was just to bowl the right length.”
- Praveen was selected in the Rajasthan Royals team 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.
- Praveen was named in the Mumbai Ranji team in 2000, but 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 team in the 2020 Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
- In 2020, the BCCI did not allow Praveen 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 the BCCI to enter the IPL in 2020.
- In 2021, during the second season of the T10 league season, Praveen became the first player to take five wickets for the Sindhi team.
- Shreyas Talpade announced the release date and posted the poster of the film ‘Kaun Hai Tambe’ on Twitter on 7 March 2022. In an interview, Shreyas talked about playing Praveen in the biopic and said,
It is an honor to represent Praveen and I will always cherish the time I spent with him in preparing for this role, which required a new level of dedication and effort from all of us. I hope our audience will not only enjoy the film but will be impressed and inspired by it.
Who is Praveen Tambe? Cricket’s most experienced debutante, and most inspiring cricket story ever told.#who Praveen TambeTrailer out on 9th March.#DisneyPlusHotstarMultiplex@legytambe @anjalipofficial @paramspeak @Blessing @jaipradesai pic.twitter.com/UD8ZqF1HyE
— Shreyas Talpade (@shreyastalpade1) 7 March 2022
- In an interview, Praveen talked about his life story biopic ‘Kaun Hai Tambe’ and said,
My only wish is that more and more people are 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 to life and it’s going to be a very special day for me.”
- Praveen is the owner of a cricket academy named Praveen Tambe Cricket Academy in Mumbai.
- He is a fitness enthusiast and often posts pictures of his workouts on social media sites.