Pravin Vijay Tambe made his IPL debut at the age of 41, Rajasthan Royals v Delhi Daredevils, IPL, Jaipur, 7 May 2013. Currently Pravin Tambe captains the DY Patil Sports Academy B team in Navi Mumbai.
When Pravin Vijay Tambe was young Pravin wanted to be a fast bowler but it was his Orient Shipping captain Ajay Kadam who asked him to bowl leg-spin. Pravin Vijay Tambe has never looked back since.
Pravin Vijay Tambe had an interesting twist to his life. A man who never played for his city, got selected for Indian Premier League. The former club-mate and Mumbai selector Abey Kuruvilla also revealed that Tambe has only peaked over the last 8 years, ever since he switched from bowling medium pace to leg spin. He has received the Golden Wicket (for taking most number of Wicket in the tournament) award in Champions League 2013.
Pravin Vijay Tambe took a brilliant hat-trick against Kolkata Knight Riders on 5tht May 2014 in Ahmedabad which earned him the man of the match award. Pravin Vijay Tambe also got the purple cap for the first time in his career by becoming the highest wicket taker in Indian Premier League 2014.
Pravin Tambe became the first bowler to complete 10 wickets, with an average of 5.90 in four matches in the CLT20. He is also the first and only bowler to bowl 15 overs in the present competition without conceding a six.
The economy rate of Pravin Vijay Tambe is 3.93 which is the best amongst the bowlers claiming five wickets or more in the present competition.
Batting Statistics of Pravin Tambe
Bowling Statistics of Pravin Tambe