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| On Updated : Jan 6, 2021 10:36 AM IST

Tanveer Sangha BBL Australian Cricketer, Age, Girlfriend, Bowling Stats, Father, Brother, Nationality, U19 World Cup

Tanveer Sangha BBL: The Indian-origin Australian cricketer, Tanveer Sangha is hailed as one of the rising stars in Australian cricket. Sangha made headlines in the 2020 Under-19 World Cup and has been looked as an ideal successor to Shane Warne and Stuart McGill, since.

  1. Tanveer Sangha was part of Australian squad for the 2020 under-19 World Cup held in South Africa.
  2. Tanveer Sangha finished the under-19 World Cup as Australia’s highest wicket-taker, with 15 wickets to his name.
  3. At just 17 years and 346 days, Tanveer Sangha became the youngest BBL recruit after being signed by Sydney Thunders ahead of 2021-21 Big Bash League.

Tanveer Sangha Nationality: Australian

Tanveer Sangha Father : In a bid to find better opportunities, Sangha’s family moved to Australia in 1997. Joga Singh works as a Taxi driver in Sydney, while her mother works as an accountant in Sydney. It is quite strange to know both Tanveer Sangha and his father never had a liking towards cricket during their childhood days. After settling in Australia, Tanveer would play a lot of volleyball. He would also travel to India along with his family during his summer vacations. His visits to India came to a halt when he was 14 as he started to master leg-spin.

“I haven’t been to India for four or five years now due to my cricket commitments. But I loved it there, there were always people around to play with and we have a great family there,” Tanveer told The Tribune.

Sangha is known to be an aggressive leg-spinner and his ability to pick wickets regularly gives him the edge over other bowlers. Rashid Khan, Adam Zampa and Sandeep Lamichhane are a few cricketers he looks up to as far as leg-spin is concerned. It didn’t take too long for Sangha to get noticed as in a few years he was drafted in Australian team at the under-16 level. At just 17 years and 346 days, Tanveer was signed by Sydney Thunders and thereby became the youngest contracted player in BBL.

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Tanveer Sangha impressed one and all with his fine display of leg-spin exploits in the 2020 Under-19 World Cup. He ended the tournament as the highest wicket-taker for his country. In 6 matches, he claimed 15 wickets at an average of 11.47.

Currently, he plays for Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash League. In 7 matches, he has claimed 13 wickets so far at an economy of 7.22 and best figures of 4-14. He made his debut for Sydney Thunder on 12th December 2020 in 2020-21 Big Bash League. He ended his first BBL game with a fine spell of 2 for 26 in 4 overs, including the important wickets of Andre Fletcher and Ben Dunk.

Physical Appearance:

Tanveer Sangha Height: N/A

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Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life:

Date of Birth: 26th November 2001

Tanveer Sangha Age: 19 years old

Tanveer Sangha Birth Place: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Nationality: Australian

School: N/A

College: N/A


Tanveer Sangha Father: Joga Sangha

Mother: Upjeet Kaur

Tanveer Sangha Brother: N/A


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Tanveer Sangha Religion: Sikhism

Cricket Career:

International Debut: Not Played

​Test: Not played

ODI: Not played

​T20I: Not played

Jersey Number:

Major Teams: New South Wales, Australia Under-19, Sydney Thunder

Tanveer Sangha Bowling Stats and Records:

Youth ODI Cricket:

Matches: 11

Wickets: 24

Average: 13.16

Youth Test:

Matches: 1

Wickets: 2

Average: 30.50

Man of the match, Tanveer Sangha of Australia during the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Super League Play-Off Semi-Final match between Australia and Afghanistan at Absa Puk Oval on February 2, 2020 in Potchefstroom, South Africa. (Photo by ICC/ICC via Getty Images)

T20 Cricket:

Matches: 7

Wickets: 13

Average: 13.60

Economy: 7.22


Favourite Cricketers: Rashid Khan, Shane Warne

Favourite Sportspersons: N/A

Favourite Food: N/A

Marital status: Unmarried

Tanveer Sangha Girlfriend: NA

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