Born on 6 February 1990, Pratima Singh is a member of the Indian National Basketball team. She is from Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh. She comes from a family of basketball players. All of her siblings have been part of the Indian National Basketball team.

Pratima Singh started playing basketball in 2003. She learned basketball at Udai Pratap College. In 2006 she was selected to the Junior Indian team, and she captained the Junior Indian Girls team in 2008. With Pratima as the captain, Delhi has won many medals such as the Junior National championship. She led the Delhi University team in an all-India Inter-university tournament and won the gold medal. She was vice Captain when the University of Delhi won a gold medal in the All-India University Basketball Championship.

On 10 December 2016, Pratima Singh married Indian cricketer Ishant Sharma. She has won many awards in her life including the Achievers Award from the Women’s Sports Foundation of India, in 2013.

-Poorna Krishnan

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