Pragyan Ojha, the Odia boy made his presence felt in the national team. He is the next name from Odisha after Debasish Mohanty and S. S. Dash to be noticed by the national team selector. His favorite sports person is Venkatapathy Raju but he believes Anil Kumble helped him a lot in shaping up his career.
Pragyan Ojha was born on September 05, 1986 at Khurdha district of Odisha. His father Maheshwar Ojha is a Government servant and mother Bidulata is a housewife. The left arm spinner represented India at under 19 level. Pragyan Ojha got the chance to play in IPL for the Hyderabad team. During IPL-3, he also won the purple cap for his excellent performance. He has also been invited to join the national team. The left arm spinners favorite cricketer is Venkatapathy Raju. He has been trained by the famous coach Sushant Dash. Last year, Pragyan Ojha was married to Karabee Baral. She is the eldest daughter of Kailash Chandra Baral and Chanchala Baral.