Kabaddi - November 13, 2018

7 Best Pro Kabaddi League Raiders of All Time

The Pro Kabaddi League has experienced a massive success from last 5 years. With that let us take a look at the top 7 Pro Kabaddi League raiders of all time.

7. Rishank Devadiga

Rishank Devadiga is from Mumbai,Maharashtra. He played for 2 teams namely U Mumba from seasons 1 to 4, and UP Yodha from seasons 5 and 6.

Davadiga also won Pro Kabaddi League title with U Mumba in season 2. He has played 91 PKL matches and scored 509 raid points.

In his first 2 seasons, he was used as do or die raider but from 3rd season, he was used as main raider.

He set record of highest points in a single match of 28 points before Rohit Kumar broke his record.

Devadiga is currently captain of UP Yodha.

  • Achievement: Top raider of Pro Kabaddi League season 3
  • Signature: Running hand touch

6. Anup Kumar

Anup Kumar is Kabaddi’s living legend is from Haryana. He is also known as Captain Cool.

Kumar has also played for 2 teams, U Mumba from seasons 1 to 5, and Jaipur Pink Panthers in season 6. He has mastered captaincy and won Season 2 with U Mumba as a captain, as well as 2 Pro Kabaddi League finals.

He has played in 87 PKL matches and scored a total of 522 raid points. He holds the record for playing all PKL seasons as a captain.

Kumar is currently captain of Jaipur Pink Panthers.

  • Achievements: Most valuable player of PKL seasons 1, top scorer of inaugural season of PKL and has record of captained a team in 3 back to back PKL finals.
  • Signature: Toe touch

5. Kashiling Adake

Kashiling Adake is from Sangli, Maharashtra. He has played for Dabang Delhi from seasons 1 to 4, U Mumba in season 5, and Bengaluru Bulls in season 6.

Adake has played 79 Pro Kabaddi League matches and scored 528 raid points. He was the main player for Dabang Delhi in his first 4 seasons.

He set record of highest points in a single match of 24 Points and later equalized by Pardeep Narwal.

Adake is currently playing with Bengaluru Bulls.

  • Achievement: Top raider of PKL season 2 with 114 points
  • Signature: Frog jump

4. Deepak Niwas Hooda

Deepak Niwas Hooda is from Haryana. Deepak played for Telugu Titans from season 1 to 2, Puneri Paltan season 3 to 5, and Jaipur Pink Panthers in season 6.

Hooda has played 90 Pro Kabaddi League matches and scored 577 raid points.

Because of us well roundness, he alternates as defender or raider for seasons.

Deepak is currently playing with inaugural champions Jaipur Pink Panthers.

  • Signature- Running hand touch

3. Ajay Thakur

Ajay Thakur the Indian team captain is from Himachal Pradesh. Thakur played for Bengaluru Bulls from season 1 to 2), Puneri Paltan in seasons 3 and 4, and Tamil Thalaivas in seasons 5 and 6.

Thakur has played 89 Pro Kabaddi League matches and scored 625 raid points.

The duo of Ajay Thakur and Manjeet Chiller is very popular. They successfully played together for the Bengaluru Bulls, Puneri Paltan and Tamil Thalaivas.

Thakur is currently captain of Tamil Thalaivas.

  • Signature- Frog jump

2. Rahul Chaudhary

Rahul Chaudhary is from Utter Pradesh. He is considered the raid machine and Poster boy of the Pro Kabaddi League.

Chaudhary played for the Telugu Titans from seasons 1 to Season 6.

Rahul has played 87 Pro Kabaddi League matches and scored 728 points.

He the top raider of Pro Kabaddi League, scoring the most points since Season 1 to Season 5. Chaudhary still holds the record for the most Kabaddi points overall.

Chaudhary is currently captain of Telugu Titans.

  • Achievement: Top raider of PKL season 1 and 4
  • Signature: Running hand touch

1. Pardeep Narwal

Dubki King Pardeep Narwal is from Haryana. Narwal has played for Bengaluru Bulls, and Patna Pirates in season 3 to 6.

Narwal also won the Pro Kabaddi League title the Patna Pirates in seasons 3, 4 and 5. He won season 5 as a captain.

Pardeep has played 74 Pro Kabaddi League matches and scored 731 raid points.

He just played 6 matches and scored 9 raid points but Narwal became a star raider in Season 3.

He also has highest raid points in the Pro Kabaddi League, and also holds the record for the highest points in a single match with 32.

Pardeep is currently captain of Patna Pirates.

  • Achievement: Most valuable player of PKL season 4 and 5 and Top raider of PKL season 5
  • Signature: Dubki

 

Who is your favorite Pro Kabaddi League raider of all time? Comment down your favorite raider.

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