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| On Updated : Jan 22, 2020 7:18 PM IST

Priyam Garg (Indian cricketer), Under-19 World Cup, Girlfriend, Age, Records, Photos, Birthday, and More

Indian cricketer, Priyam Garg made his List A debut for Uttar Pradesh in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy. He was selected in the India Green team's squad for the 2019–20 Duleep Trophy in August 2019. He got his name registered in India C's squad for the 2019–20 Deodhar Trophy in October 2019. He was named as the captain of India's squad for the 2020 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in December 2019.

Priyam is pursuing cricket at the age of 6 years and joined the Victoria Park cricket training ground in Meerut at the age of 8. Priyam belongs to a financially weak family who could not afford a television to watch cricket. His father did all the hard work such as selling milk, driving vans, loading goods in trucks, and delivering newspapers in order to support Priyam’s cricket training. Garg worked on his batting skills and also admired India’s two fast bowlers of India, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Praveen Kumar as they were trained from the same cricket ground.

Suresh Raina had also trained him when he selected in the Uttar Pradesh team.

According to reports, Garg was also in line to be selected in India’s U-19 team in the year 2018 but was not selected due to a drop in the form. Later, in 2019 he made his way to the Team.

Name: Priyam Kumar Garg

Nickname: Priyam Garg

Role: Batsman

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Bowling style: Right-arm medium

Famous For: Being the captain of India's Under-19 Cricket Team

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 175 cm (5’ 9”)

Weight (approx.):

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 30 November 2000

Age (as on July 2019): 19 years 1 month

Birth Place: Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Zodiac sign: Sagittarius

Nationality: Indian

School: Did Not Attend

College: Did Not Attend

Family

Father: Naresh Garg

Mother: Kusum Devi (Deceased)

Sister:

  • Pooja
  • Jyoti
  • Reshu

Brother: Shivam (Elder)

Coach/Mentor:

  • Ashwani Sharma
  • Sanjay Rastogi
  • Kanhaiyalal Tejwani

Religion: Hinduism

Address: Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Cricket Career

Debut

First-Class: Uttar Pradesh vs Goa at Kanpur on 1 November 2018
List A: Uttar Pradesh vs Saurashtra at Delhi on 19 September 2018
T20: Uttar Pradesh vs Maharashtra at Delhi on 21 February 2019

Jersey Number: 11

Major Teams:  India Under-19s, Uttar Pradesh Under-14s, Uttar Pradesh Under-16s, Uttar Pradesh Under-19s

Records

NA

Preferences

Hobbies: Playing Chess

Favourite Cricketers: NA

Favourite Sportspersons: NA

Girlfriend, Spouse and Children

Marital Status: Single

Girlfriend: NA

Awards and recognitions

NA

Controversies

NA

Lesser Known Facts

Priyam’s mother was passed away when he was 11 years old due to terminal illness. He wanted to quit his passion and work to support his family. His father motivated to keep playing. At one point, he even sold the newspaper. As the star has grabbed enough attention with his skills, we know all of the family’s struggle will pay off!

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