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Two teams of seven players compete, with one offensive player, the “Raider”, attempting to tag as many defensive players as possible without causing trouble and in the same breath. Hence, Today we will tell about the list of Top 10 Kabaddi Players of All Time. Let’s have a look.
List of Top 10 Kabaddi Players of All Time
1. Pardeep Narwal (UP Yoddah)
Currently, He is playing for UP Yoddah. Being remembered as the “Dip King” is not a bad thing if you are going to leave a legacy in the game of Kabaddi. He is also the first player to touch the 1000-point mark.
Outside the PKL, He won a gold medal with the Indian national team at the 2019 South Asian Games. Narwal also won three consecutive PKL titles with the Patna Pirates. He has very memorable moments with came in a match against by Haryana Steelers where he scored unreliable 8 points in only single raid.
2. Anup Kumar
What is the better way to start our players list of Indian Kabaddi players than the man known as the “God of Kabaddi”? Kumar’s story started modestly when the former Vivo Pro Kabaddi League player played the game to pass the time as a child. He is considered one of the greatest raiders in the game’s history.
Before joining Jaipur Pink Panthers, he spent five years with U Mumba. He is most notable achievement was captaining the Indian national team to gold medals at the 2010 & 2014 Asian Games.
3. Ajay Thakur (Dabang Delhi K.C)
Next on our Players list is one of the most consistent Raiders in Indian Kabaddi players in the VIVO Pro Kabaddi leagues around our history. Outside the PKL, the man known as the “King of Kabaddi” led the Indian national team to a gold medal at the 2017 Asian Kabaddi Championships.
Thakur has been involved in the game for a long period of time, having played for Puneri Paltan, Bengaluru Bulls, Tamil Thalaivas, and Dabang Delhi K.C. He has taken over 800 points & has taken part in over 110 matches.
4. Manjeet Chhillar
Manjeet started to make his career as a wrestler. Then due to a nose injury, he had to retire from the game. His from Rakesh’s village Nizampur, now known as the “cradle of Indian Kabaddi”.
5. Deepak Niwas Hooda– Bengal Warriors
Deepak Niwas Hooda is a tragic one at the behind story. He was born in a farming family in Chamaria village of Haryana’s Rohtak district, Haryana. Hooda’s statistics are impressive with a total of over 1,100 points, 250 tackles, & 2,000 raids earned during his PKL career. Deepak’s mom died when he was 4 years old, & his father died in 2013.
6. Naveen Kumar – Dabang Delhi, K.C.
Naveen Kumar was the 1st player born in the 21st century to specialize in the PKL, Once considered a rising star. Now, Days he is known as one of the best raiders of all time & is only the 2nd player to win the next MVP award.
7. Pawan Sehrawat – Tamil Thalaivas
Sehrawat may be only 24 years old, His have most experienced Indian Kabaddi player. This prestigious list involves him. But his long reach & lower body strength have helped him establish himself as one of the best raiders in the Vivo Pro Kabaddi League. Sehrawat was awarded the MVP for the season. He set this year’s PKL record by scoring an unreliable 39 points in a game.
8. Sandeep Narwal – UP Yoddahs
Sandeep Nawal is the story of a career of evolving & adapting. He has grown from a corner defender to one of the best all-rounders in the game. He even has the most super tackles (29) ever. Sandeep is the son of a former kabaddi player OP Narwal & the coached by Jagdish Narwal.
9. Rahul Chaudhari – Jaipur Pink Panthers
The member of the Indian national team is seen as a showman in the game due to his temperament & luxurious lifestyle. His trademark running hand touch on the court has helped him become a PKL legend. He is the 3rd player in history to reach 1000 points raid & is a veteran. He has played in every PKl legend.
10. Maninder Singh (Bengal Warriors)
The player has the second-highest points total ever 1126. Maninder Singh is a raider & the captain of the Bengal Warriors, He definitely deserves his place on this list. In his first season, he played for Jaipur Pink Panthers.