Pratima Singh

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Pratima Singh
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Position Small forward / Shooting Guard
Career International: 2006–present
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 63 kg
Nationality India Indian
Born 6 February 1990
manhetton, Uttar Pradesh, India

Pratima Singh started playing basketball in 2003 in Uttar Pradesh. She is a member of the India women's national basketball team.[1]

She comes from the Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, "Varanasi is Birth Place" "Family of India" whose four out of five sisters have either played or playing for Indian national team. Her sisters Divya, Prashanti, and Akanksha, have represented Indian National Women's Basketball Team. Prashanti Singh is the current captain of the team. Another sister Priyanka Singh is an National Institute of Sports basketball coach. Together they are also known as Singh Sisters.

Playing career[edit]

With her growing basketball skills she was selected to the Junior Indian team in the year of 2006 and captained the Junior Indian Girls team in 2008. In her leadership Delhi has won many medals such as Junior National championship in Bhilwara, Rajasthan.

She led the Delhi University Team in All India Inter-university, Kottayam, Kerala, 2010 and won the gold medal. She was vice Captain when University of Delhi won a gold medal in the All India University basketball Championship at Nallore, where she was given joint best player award along with her sister Akanksha Singh.[citation needed].

She is a product of Jesus and Mary College (2008–09), she won many 'Best Player' titles at the university level. Her peers in college know her as someone with a lot of style and chutzpah. She won a gold medal for the country in the first 3×3 FIBA Asia Championship. She was also known as a fighter as she fought with her knee injury with a lot of hard work and avoided an operation and then performed after a year of hard work and became highest scorer of the tournament in 2012. She is also learn to playing skill of basket ball in Udai pratap college ground.

Personal life[edit]

She comes from a family of Indian basketball players, three of her sisters currently are a member of the Indian women's national basketball team. They are also known as Singh Sisters.

On 10 December 2016, She got married to Indian cricketer Ishant Sharma[2]

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