Renu Sharma (Yashpal Sharma’s Wife) Wiki, Age, Family, Children, Biography & More

Renu Sharma is the wife of the former Indian cricketer Yashpal Sharma. Sharma played for the Indian cricket team during the 1970s and 1980s. He was a part of the 1983 World Cup-winning Indian cricket team.

Wiki/Biography

Renu Sharma was born in 1960 (age 61 years; as of 2021) in Delhi, India.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 3″

Hair Colour: Salt & Pepper (dyed brown)

Eye Colour: Black

Family

Parents & Siblings

Not much is known about her parents & siblings.

Husband & Children

Renu Sharma was married to the former Indian cricketer (middle-order batsman) who was a part of the Indian cricket team during the 1980s.

Renu Sharma with her husband, Yashpal Sharma

Together, they have two daughters and a son. Her elder daughter, Preeti Sharma is married to a Delhi-based businessman named Vaibhav Tyagi, and she is settled in the US.

Renu Sharma’s elder daughter, Preeti Sharma, and her son-in-law Vaibhav Tyagi

Her younger daughter, Puja Sharma, is a doctor. Puja is married to a businessman named Gaurav Anand. Her wedding took place on 19 January 2012 at Eros Hilton Hotel in Delhi.

Renu Sharma’s younger daughter, Puja Sharma, and son-in-law Gaurav Anand

Her son, Chirag Sharma is a student and is pursuing his studies in London.

Renu Sharma’s son Chirag

Facts/Trivia

  • Renu lost her husband, Yashpal Sharma, on 13 July 2021. Yashpal died of a heart attack at the age of 66. His funeral took place at the Lodhi cremation ground in New Delhi. Among the men in mourning were his former teammates like Madan Lal and Chetan Sharma. [1]
  • Her husband was an active player of the 1983 World Cup-winning Indian cricket team. Yashpal played all eight matches (from India’s campaign) during the 1983 World Cup. In 2021, a Hindi film titled ’83’ was released; depicting the story of India’s incredible Cricket World Cup victory that happened in 1983. The Indian actor, Jatin Sarna played the role of Yashpal in the film.
  • Her husband, Yashpal was also part of the selection panel for the 2011 Indian team that won the World Cup.

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