- Priyam Garg from Uttar Pradesh has excellent talent in the field of cricket. At the age of just 19, he got a chance to do captaincy in under 19 world cup 2020. Sun risers Hyderabad purchased him in the 2020 Indian premier league auction.
Priyam Garg personal details
|Full Name||Priyam Naresh Garg|
|Birthdate||November 30, 2000|
|Birthplace||Meerut, Uttar Pradesh|
|Father Occupation||Driver (Department of Health and Social Care)|
|Part-time Job||No job|
|Training place||Victoria park Ground, Meerut|
Priyam Garg Lifestyle
|Qualification||Studied till primary level|
|Family Background||Poor Family|
Priyam Garg is living a healthy life from childhood because he belongs to a low-income family. He was born in the small village of Meerut.
In his family member, there were seven people, including his siblings and parents. Priyam Garg is the youngest person in his family member.
He had received lots of love from his sister. He has three sisters and one brother who always motivate him to play cricket.
By the way, his father was hard-working and also helped Priyam Garg to drop at training. Father of Priyam Garg was doing a driver job in the Department of Health and Social Care.
He did not have hope that he will become a captain of Under 19 world cup team India. Behind hard work, there is a success; this line once again proved right.
His father supports his son to become a cricketer, so he used to drop his son by paddling the cycle. He also purchased by Sun Risers Hyderabad in the auction of 2020 IPL.
Priyam Garg’s father does not have enough finance, but still, he pays the training fees of cricket for his son. Under his captaincy, he took the team to the final of the U 19 world cup 2020.
He remained active on the pitch and also his idol is Sachin Tendulkar. There was no television in Priyam Garg’s house, so he watches the match at “Pan” vendor or shop.
Priyam Garg had not met a Sachin Tendulkar, but still, his idol is Sachin. Apart from Sachin he also learns good things from Suresh Raina.
He likes to watch Sachin Batting, and with this, he learned the skills of batting from him.
At the age of just 11, Priyam Garg’s mother passed away as she already had health issues. After that Priyam Garg decided to quit cricket but his father supports him to continue the cricket.
Priyam Garg Physical Appearance
|Height||5 feet 9 inches (175 I’m)|
|Body Measurements: Chest||39|
Priyam Garg Cricket History
The batting average in every format shows that this cricketer has lots of talents hidden inside him. He had struggled a lot in his life because he grew up without his mother.
At the age of 17 years, Priyam Garg made a list A debut by playing for Uttar Pradesh. On 19th September of 2018 in Vijay Hazare Trophy Priyam Garg made a debut.
After showing an excellent class in List A, he gets an opportunity to play in the First class format. On 1st November 2018, he receives a call to do debut in First class for Uttar Pradesh in Ranji Trophy.
In next month’s match against Tripura, he scored his maiden double century in first-class cricket. In the same way, he made Twenty20 debut for Uttar Pradesh in 2018-19 Mushtaq Ali Trophy on 21 February 2019.
He got selected in India green team squad in August 2019 for 2019-20 Duleep Trophy. In late October he was included in the team for India C squad for Deodhar Trophy of 2019-20.
In late 2019, he got selected as a skipper for team India for under 19 cricket world cup of 2020. Priyam Garg’s performance was Average in the world cup, but still, he takes the team to the final.
In IPL auction of 2020, Sun risers Hyderabad purchased him for 1.9 crores for 2020 IPL season. Priyam Garg has an opportunity to show his class in the biggest T20 league in the world.
Priyam Garg Education
|School||Did Not Attend|
|College||Did Not Attend|
As the family background of the Priyam family is poor and so he did not go to school. By the way, his love for cricket helps him to become a skipper of the Under 19 cricket world cup of 2020.
Priyam was just nine years old when his mother died, and so he decided to stop cricket. Unfortunately, Priyam’s father and his brother support him to play cricket and take the training.
Priyam’s father takes finance from his friend to pay the training fees for the cricket Academy for his son. Moreover, he drops Priyam to the Academy by taking him on the cycle.
Due to a big family, Priyam Garg has not enjoyed his childhood. He is the youngest of all his brothers and sisters. It is difficult for his father to look after their children.
Priyam Garg Journey
From the age of five, Priyam Garg started playing cricket with his friends and sibling. He loves cricket from his childhood and plays cricket daily in the evening with his sibling.
In his hometown, there were no facilities like pitch, ground and so he has to travel a lot for training. He went almost 25 kilometers by transport or on cycle with his father to reach the training academy.
In his childhood, he always copies the cricket strokes of Sachin Tendulkar because he is the idol of him. He even doesn’t have a television at his home, so he went to a nearby”Paan” shop to watch Sachin batting.
At one time, priyam Garg decided to quit cricket after the death of his mother, but his father supports him. His father never let him feel the absence of his mother.
He had played several age-group crickets in Meerut and also selected for state cricket. He made a first-class debut during the 2018-19 season of Ranji Trophy.
He also made a debut in List A in the same year after Ranji Trophy completes it. Later in late 2019, he was selected in the U 19 world cup team and had the responsibility of the skipper.
He knew that the team India is always a favorite to win U 19 world cup. India has three U 19 world cup titles on the name of Mohammad Kaif, Virat Kohli, Unmukt Chand, and Prithvi Shaw.
Now, it was the responsibility of priyam Garg to defend the title of the U 19 world cup. He was calm in the world cup, but unfortunately, under his leadership team, India loses the final against Bangladesh.
He also remained a captain of the U 23 team. He had an excellent Under 19 time with the names of Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ravi Bishnoi, and Kartik Tyagi.
In 2020 auction of Indian premier league, Priyam Garg bought by Sun Risers Hyderabad for 2020 IPL season. A handsome amount of 1.9 crores was the final bid placed by Sun risers Hyderabad for the purchase.
Priyam Garg Cricket Coach
|Coach 1||Sanjay Rastogi|
|Coach 2||Ashwani Sharma|
|Coach 3||Kanhaiyalal Tejwani|
Coaching Place: Victoria Park, Meerut
Priyam wants to become a fast bowler, but his coach Sanjay Rastogi noticed his batting skill. While, on the ground, the coach talked about his batting skill and told him you would become a great batsman.
One time, Priyam was confused about the decision from the coach. When he becomes a talented batsman, he thanks his coach for his best choice.
When the mother of Priyam Garg died, Priyam decided to quit cricket and do work. By the way, Priyam’s father supports him to continue his cricket training.
Priyam Garg Social Media Profile
Priyam Garg remains active on his Instagram account. Till now, he has posted more than 90 posts on Instagram.
He does not have a Facebook account. By the way, the page has been created on his name by someone.
Apart from Instagram, he remains active on Twitter. He has more than 120 followers on his Twitter account.
Priyam Garg Hobby
|Hobby 1||Playing Chess|
|Hobby 2||Playing Cricket|
He has three hobbies, like Playing chess, playing cricket and traveling. Out of all, he has a great passion for cricket from his childhood.
When he seems nervous, and for relaxation, he likes to play mind games such as chess. Playing chess is the hobby of Priyam Garg when he is alone with his sibling or friend.
Travelling is also a part-time refreshment activity for U 19 skippers. In his childhood, he has not got too many opportunities to travel around the world due to poor background. In the last few years, he had visited many places while playing cricket.
Priyam Garg Salary/Income
Under 19 captain has not featured in international cricket and so he is not included in the Annual package.
By the way, playing country cricket, he can earn income by winning man of thatch rewards.
Moreover, he is representing in Ranji Trophy by playing for Uttar Pradesh. Priyam Garg Salary varied from time to time. Sun Risers Hyderabad has bought him for 1.9 crores for the 2020 session IPL.
Priyam Garg Girlfriend and Relationship
Priyam Garg a U 19 cricketer is single and not seen in a relationship in his career.
He is just 19 years old and so remains in a relationship is against the belief for him. He will surely come in contact when he becomes more popular.
Priyam Garg Batting and Bowling Style
|Batting Style||Right-Handed Batsman|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm medium Bowler|
Priyam Garg IPL Team
|IPL TEAM||SunRisers Hyderabad||2020|
|BASE PRICE||1.9 CRORE||2020|
Sun Risers Hyderabad traded Priyam Garg for 1.9 Crore for the upcoming 2020 IPL season.
Kings XI Punjab and Sun Risers Hyderabad were placing a bid on Priyam, but finally, Sun Risers Hyderabad purchased him.
Priyam Garg Family Details
|Father Name||Naresh Garg|
|Mother Name||Kusum Devi|
Facts about Priyam Garg
- His parents can’t afford television at home, so he watches live Cricket at a nearby “Paan” shop.
- He selected as a skipper of U 19 world cup 2020 and also captain for the tour of South Africa.
- Sachin Tendulkar is the Idol for him because he watches Sachin cricket shots on television.
- On the debut match of the Ranji Trophy, he scored a maiden hundred for Uttar Pradesh against Goa.
- Priyam Garg started his cricket career as a fast bowler. Coaches Ashwani Sharma and Sanjay Rastogi advice Priyam to have more attention towards batting.
- He wants to become a fast bowler as Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Praveen Kumar, but last he becomes batsman.
- Victoria Park was 25km from his home, so he daily used transport, or sometimes his father drop him by cycle.
- He started playing cricket from the age of six.
- Priyam Garg mother died when he was just 11 years old, but his father motivates him to continue playing cricket.
- He belongs to a financially low-income family.
- Priyam Garg father used to drop Priyam at Victoria Park by cycle.