Parthiv Ajay Patel
|Nickname:||PP and Bachcha|
|Weight (approx.):||62 Kg|
|Date of Birth:||9 March 1985|
|Age (as on 2018):||32 years|
|Birth Place:||Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Pisces|
|Test:||8th Aug 2002 vs England at Nottingham|
|ODI:||4th January 2003 vs New Zealand in Queenstown|
|T20:||4th June 2011 vs West Indies in Port of Spain|
|Jersey Number:||#42 (International, IPL, County)|
|Domestic/State Team:||Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Chennai Super Kings, Deccan Chargers Hyderabad, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rajasthan Cricket Association XI, Gujarat, India Green|
|Nature on field:||Calm|
|Likes to play against:||Pakistan|
|Favourite Shot:||Pull Shot|
- Youngest to keep wickets in Test Cricket (17 years), Only Indian to hit 5 centuries in first-class cricket history
|Career Turning Point|
- Performing well in 2004 series in Australia
|Favourite Batsmen:||Kumar Sangakkara, Adam Gilchrist|
|Favourite Bowlers:||Anil Kumble, Harbhajan Singh, Waqar Younis|
|Favourite Cricket Ground:||NA|
|Favourite sports personalities:||NA|
|Favourite Actors/Actresses:||Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar / Deepika Padukone, Yami Gautam, Parineeti Chopra|
|Favourite Book:||Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda|
|Favourite Car:||BMW, Audi A6 and Mercedes Benz|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|Wife/Spouse:||Avni Zaveri (Interior designer)|
|Marriage Date:||9th March 2008|
|Net Worth:||35 million|
|Salary Fee(as in 2018):||NA|
|IPL 11:||1.70 crore|
- There was a rumor that once he applied for the post of Multi tasking staff in the Income Tax Department.
|Lesser Known Facts|
- He considered Adam Gilchrist as his role model.
- Once he was fined 60% match fee for over appealing against Pakistan in a test match.
- In 2003, Tv show MTV Bakra trapped him in their troublesome show for a prank.
- During 2004 Border Gavaskar Trophy in Australia, he sledged Steve Waugh who was batting at the crease by saying, ” Come on Steve, just one more of your popular slog-sweeps before you quit.” to which Steve replied, “Show some respect. You were in your nappies when I debuted 18 years ago.”
- He has represented 6 teams in Indian Premier League(IPL) which are, Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Deccan Chargers Hyderabad, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kochi Tuskers Kerala and Mumbai Indians.