Pardeep Narwal is the first player to cross 900 points in Pro Kabaddi. Pardeep Narwal, or Dupki King as he is popularly known, is a star Pro Kabaddi League player. He plays as a raider for Patna Pirates. He 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. Here is the compelling Pardeep Narwal Biography:
Pardeep Narwal Biography
Pardeep Narwal Gurjar
Date of Birth
16 February 1997
5 ft 10 in (1.78m)
80 kg (176 lb)
Currently the highest raid-point scorer in league history
Teams Played for
Bengaluru Bulls, Patna Pirates
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,”.
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.”
Back to back titles
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 has 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 again changes the course of the game in the blink of an eye.
Pardeep Narwal Records
- Pardeep Narwal is the only player to win VIVO Pro Kabaddi’s Most Valuable Player in two consecutive seasons (Seasons IV and V)
- In Season V, he scored an outstanding 369 raid points and was 150 points ahead of the second most successful raider of the season.
- The raider currently also holds the record for the most points in a single season (369)
- He has recorded the highest individual points in a single game (34)
- Also, he holds the record of scoring the most points in a single raid (8)
- Pardeep Narwal become the most expensive player in Pro Kabaddi history after being purchased by UP Yoddha for Rs 1.65 crore.
Pardeep Narwal PKL
Pardeep’s talent was first detected in the third season of PKL when he broke onto the scene for Patna Pirates with 116 raid points in his second season. The Haryana youngster is the pioneer and proponent of the ‘Dubki’ style of raiding. It involves using one’s agility to dive under a defender’s leap and escape from his clutches, to take home full points. At the young age of 22, he is among the most promising star players of PKL.
Dubki King has 2 Pro Kabaddi League Titles (2016, 2017) to his name.
Pardeep Narwal Net worth
Pardeep Narwal is among the richest Pro Kabaddi League players. He pocketed over Rs. 60,50,000 for the sixth installment of PKL.