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Pardeep Narwal Biography – Know About The Dubki King’s Life & Style

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Pardeep Narwal is the first player to reach 1500 raid points in Pro Kabaddi League. Pardeep Narwal, or Dupki King as he is popularly known, is a star Pro Kabaddi League player. He plays as a raider for UP Yoddha and is widely considered as the best in the position. In fact, he was the best raider in the fifth season of PKL with 369 raid points. He averaged 14.19 raiding points per match to help his team, Patna Pirates, to win the PKL title.

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Biography of Pardeep Narwal

                              Personal Information
Full Name Pardeep Narwal
Birthplace Rindhana, Sonipat, Haryana, India
Date of Birth 16th February 1997
Height 178cm
Weight 75 Kg (165 Lb)
Nickname Dubki King
Parents Dharambir Narwal (father), Birmati Devi (mother)
Spouse Swati Beniwal
                              Sports Career
Sport Kabaddi
League Pro Kabaddi League (PKL)
Teams Bengaluru Bulls (2015)

Patna Pirates (2016 – 2019)

UP Yoddha (2021 – Present)

Pardeep’s Parents

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Pardeep Narwal’s father, Dharmbir Narwal is a farmer, and his mother Birmati Devi is a housewife.

Early Life of Pardeep Narwal

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Pardeep started playing kabaddi at the minor age of 10. Belonging. He grew up in the Sonepat district of Haryana where the game was played by almost everyone he knew. He once said “People used to respect the ones who played kabaddi. My uncle and aunt were involved in the game too. And the game was such that once you started playing, you were bound to get hooked. Such was the case with me too,”.

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He soon participated in several regional tournaments before catching the eye of the national selectors. “I got lucky. The selectors noticed me and induced me to the state team. I haven’t looked back ever since.”, he said.

Pardeep Narwal’s career for India

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  • Pardeep played a crucial role in India’s victory at the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup, where they finished 5th on the points table with a total of 47 points.
  • In the 2017 Asian Championship, India emerged as the champions in kabaddi, defeating Pakistan in the finals with a score of 36-22. Pardeep, along with Maninder Singh, played a significant part in supporting Ajay Thakur during the tournament.

Pardeep Narwal – PKL Career

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Pardeep represented Bengaluru Bulls in the second season of the PKL. During this season, he played in only six and scored a total of nine raid points, including a super raid. However, in the following season, he joined Patna Pirates and delivered an outstanding performance. In 16 matches, he accumulated 121 points, contributing significantly to his team’s victory and their first PKL Title. He continued to play for Patna Pirates in the subsequent seasons, where he continued to excel. In the fourth season, he scored an impressive 133 points in 16 matches, leading his team to their second PKL Title by defeating Jaipur Pink Panthers in the finals. Pardeep emerged as a crucial player for Patna Pirates.

In the fifth season, he achieved a remarkable feat by scoring the highest raid points in PKL history, accumulating a total of 369 raid points. In the final, he displayed his skills by scoring 19 raid points against Gujrat Fortune Giants.

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During PKL season 6, he made a tremendous effort to assist his team in securing a spot in the playoffs. However, the Pirates were unable to advance, marking the first time that Patna Pirates had been eliminated during the League stage. In the 7th season of PKL, he delivered his most exceptional performance yet, becoming the first player in PKL history to surpass the milestone of 1000 points. Throughout the season, he achieved an impressive score of 302 raid points in 22 matches, including 15 Super 10’s and Super Tackles.

Since the 8th season of PKL, he has been representing UP Yoddha. On November 21, 2022, while competing against the Gujarat Giants at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad during Pro Kabaddi League Season 9, he achieved a remarkable feat of scoring 1500 raid points in the PKL.

Pradeep Narwal – PKL Stats

Season Team Matches Raid Points Super Raids Super 10s Tackle Points Super Tackles Total Points
2 Bengaluru Bulls 6 9 1  – 9
3 Patna Pirates 16 116 10 5 5 121
4 Patna Pirates 16 131 3 5 2 1 133
5 Patna Pirates 26 369 18 19 369
6 Patna Pirates 21 233 6 15 233
7 Patna Pirates 22 302 14 15 2 1 304
8 UP Yoddha 24 188 12 9 188
9 UP Yoddha 22 220 9 11 220
Total 153 1568 73 79 9 2 1577

Consecutive Titles with Patna Pirates

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In 2017, Narwal led his team Patna Pirates to their third straight PKL title. Pardeep was in his top form in the finals amassing 19 raid points. He capped this memorable season by guiding his team to a hat-trick of titles. The man of the season single-handedly carried his team over the line on many occasions. He never allowed failure to get the better of him. His ability is to bounce back from a tackle time and change the course of the game in the blink of an eye.


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Pardeep Narwal – Records & Achievements

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  1. Pardeep Narwal is the first player to win Pro Kabaddi’s Most Valuable Player in two consecutive seasons. (Season IV and V)
  2. In Season V, he scored an outstanding 369 raid points and was 150 points ahead of the second most successful raider of the season.
  3. The raider currently also holds the record for the most points in a single season (369)
  4. He has recorded the 2nd highest individual points in a single game (36 vs Bengal Warriors)
  5. Also, he holds the record of scoring the most points in a single raid (8)
  6. First PKL player to eclipse the score of 1000 points.
  7. Only player with over 1500 total points in PKL.

Wife and Kid of Pardeep Narwal

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Pardeep and Swati Beniwal tied the knot on November 9th, 2019. They welcomed their son, Garvit Narwal, in June 2021.

Pardeep Narwal – Net worth

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According to Popular Networth, Pardeep Narwal has a net worth of 20 crore rupees. His income varies depending on his performance and achievements, ranging from a 4% to 35% fluctuation every three to four years. During his time with the Patna Pirates, he received payment ranging from 60 to 90 lakhs. However, after being signed by the “UP Yoddha” team for 1.65 crore rupees, he is the 3rd most expensive kabaddi player of the PKL season 10.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Pardeep Narwal is the most promising Kabaddi player who is best known for his strength and dubki in raiding. Sometimes he shows himself as the Superman whi can win matches just like one man Army.

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