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Parthiv Patel (Cricketer)  
Real NameParthiv Ajay Patel
NicknamePP and Bachcha
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Batsman and Wicket-keeper)
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
Weightin Kilograms- 62 kg
in Pounds- 137 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 8 August 2002 vs England in Nottingham
ODI- 4 January 2003 vs New Zealand in Queenstown
T20- 4 June 2011 vs West Indies in Port of Spain
Coach/MentorNot Known
Jersey Number#42(India)
#42(IPL, County Cricket)
Domestic/State TeamIndia, Chennai Super Kings, Deccan Chargers, Gujarat, India Green, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Cricket Association President's XI, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstPakistan
Favourite ShotPull shot
Records (main ones)• Youngest wicket-keeper in Test history (17 years).
• He is the only Indian batsman to score 5 hundreds in consecutive innings in first-class cricket history.
Career Turning PointPerformance in the 2004 series against Australia.
Personal Life
Date of Birth1985-03-09 00:00:00
Age (as in 2017)32 Years
Birth PlaceAhmedabad, Gujarat, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
HometownAhmedabad, Gujarat, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationsNot Known
FamilyFather- Ajay Patel
Mother- Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sisters- Not Known
ControversiesThere was a rumour that once he applied for the post of Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) in the Income Tax department.
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketerBatsman: Adam Gilchrist and Kumar Sangakkara
Bowler: Anil Kumble, Harbhajan Singh and Waqar Younis
Favourite FoodDosa
Favourite ActorAkshay Kumar, Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan
Favourite ActressDeepika Padukone, Yami Gautam and Parineeti Chopra
Favourite ColorBlue
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsAvni Zaveri (Interior designer)
WifeAvni Zaveri (Interior designer)
ChildrenDaughter- Venika
Son- N/A
Money Factor

Some lesser-known facts about Parthiv Patel

  • Does Parthiv Patel smoke?: No
  • Does Parthiv Patel drink alcohol?: No
  • Parthiv was the youngest wicket-keeper in Test history with 17 years of age.
  • He considers Adam Gilchrist as his role-model.
  • When he toured London with the Indian cricket team in 2002, he was assumed as the Indian team mascot in the Wisden Indian Cricketer of the Century Awards.
  • During the 2004 Border-Gavaskar series in Australia, he sledged Steve Waugh by saying, “Come on Steve, just one more of your popular slog-sweeps before you quit.” after which Waugh replied him, “Show a bit of respect. You were in nappies when I debuted 18 years ago.”
  • Once he was fined 60% of his match fees for over-appealing for numerous occasions against Pakistan at Lahore.
  • In 2003, popular TV show MTV Bakra trapped him into a troubled situation to see how he copes up with it.
  • He played for 6 teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL):  Chennai Super Kings, Kochi Tuskers, Deccan Chargers, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Mumbai Indians.



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