Indian cricketer Ishant Sharma to marry basketball player Pratima Singh

The 28-year-old fast bowler will get married to basketball player Pratima Singh at a Delhi hotel on December 9. Photograph:( AFP )

PTI New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 03, 2016, 01.35 PM (IST)

Indian cricketer Ishant Sharma is all set to tie the knot with basketball player Pratima Singh on December 9.

Their engagement ceremony was held on June 19 and the marriage is expected to be on December 9, said sources.

Pratima is a cager hailing from Varanasi and had represented the Indian basketball team at various international events, including Asian Games, and is also the former captain of the Indian women’s basketball team.

Famous as ‘Singh sisters’ in the country’s basketball fraternity, Pratima is the youngest among five sisters.

All her sisters are basketball players and they had also played basketball at national and international levels. The duo were spotted at the Dashashwamedh ghat here on Tuesday attending the Ganga Aarti event. 

(PTI)