Cricketer Ishant Sharma is ready to remove his ‘bachelor’ tag and will tie the knot with basketball player Pratima Singh on December 9. Sharma, the long-haired Delhi boy got engaged with Pratima on June 19 this year, and marriage is expected to be on December 9, said sources. The right-arm fast-medium bowler is said to be the fastest bowler India ever had while Pratima Singh is a cager hailing from Varanasi and had represented the Indian Basketball team at various International events including Asian Games and is also the former captain of the Indian women’s basketball team.
Famous as ‘Singh Sisters’ in the country’s basketball fraternity, Pratima is the youngest among five sisters.
All her sisters too are a Basketball player and they had also played basketball at National and International levels. The duo were spotted at the Dashashwamedh ghat on Tuesday attending the Ganga Aarti event.
In past couple of years, many cricketers got engaged and married. Even Yuvraj Singh had got engaged to model Hazel Keech in November last year and may marry her by the end of this year. Keech is a British model and appeared in Bollywood and Indian TV programs many times.