Ishant Sharma to get married with basketball player Pratima Singh today

Ishant will tie the knot with basketball player Pratima Singh today. The duo got engaged in June earlier this year in New Delhi.

Ishant Sharma to get married with basketball player Pratima Singh today

Following the footsteps of Yuvraj Singh, Indian pacer Ishant Sharma too is all set enter the long list of Indian sportspersons getting married this year.

Ishant will tie the knot with basketball player Pratima Singh today. The duo got engaged in June earlier this year in New Delhi.

The couple reportedly met in 2011 when Ishant had been invited as the chief guest for Delhi’s Reebok IGMA Basketball Association (RIBA) League. Ishant struck up a friendship with Pratima, who was there to help her sister organise the meet.



Five years later, in June 2016, the two got engaged in the basketball player’s hometown Varanasi.

Pratima, starting with her first major achievement, a silver medal in the Sub-Junior Nationals in 2003, went on to contribute to her state team at both the youth and junior levels.

While studying in Delhi, she was part of both the college and university basketball teams. She is now a permanent fixture in the national team, besides representing Delhi domestically


Besides contributing consistently to basketball in the country, Pratima serves as acting Chief Sports Advisor at Genesis Global School, Noida, according to The Quint.

Ishant Sharma and Pratibha Singh visited the Prime Minister's office to take his blessings and invite him on their wedding.

According to sources, some rituals of Ishant and Pratibha's wedding will take place in Varanasi.