2016 has been a thrilling year for kabaddi. Giving a newer and greater level to kabaddi sports that one could not have thought. Many young men who escalated to the occasion and made their own benchmark amongst all this thrill with their skill, talent, and style of play kabaddi. In all, they became the present new faces and the ambassadors of the age-old game kabaddi.

Sports kit looks at 5 kabaddi stars who made this year their very own with their achievements on the kabaddi battles:

Pardeep Narwal – India and Patna Pirates

The liveliest and youngest star in a cluster of stars is Pardeep Narwal. The perception has earned a repute for himself with Pro Kabaddi. He is known as the best young player and the most treasured player in two successive seasons of the league, the third and fourth season.

In the same seasons, he won two repeated titles with the Patna Pirates. Leading the charge with his rampant raids, he largely appeared out of the shadows of far more practiced campaigners like Rahul Chaudhari to seal his spot in the Starting Seven at the World Cup. Collective a total of 47 raid points in 7 matches to finish as India’s second best raider only behind Ajay Thakur.

Anup Kumar – India and U Mumba

Called as Captain Cool who leads his team smoothly. Anup Kumar is more often than not at his crafty best in matches. An experienced supporter, he led the U Mumba side to their third successive final of Pro Kabaddi in Season 3.

With over 900 raids and a total of 411 raid points in the league. Anup is the presenter of the Mumbai-based franchise U Mumba. The best from him came forth when he has stolen the biggest trophy of his career, the World Cup. On the worldwide stage, it was his attacking skills and captaincy which gave India, an enormous edge over the other nations.


Fazel Atrachali – Iran and Patna Pirates

In Pro Kabaddi season 3, he played second fiddle to Surender Nada initially. During international commitments or injury Nada was unavailable to perform in kabaddi. So Fazel made the left corner his very own. Mounting every bit to the given break, he finished the season with a superb challenge conversion rate of 69.7%.

In the next edition of Pro Kabaddi, he moved over to Patna Pirates team and went on score a massive total of 52 tackle points. It’s the maximum for any player in season 4 to gain and also earned himself the Best Defender award.