Amit Hooda Kabaddi Player

Amit Hooda

Amit Hooda Biography


Personal Profile:

Full Name Amit Hooda
Date of Birth May 3, 1996
Age 23 years old (as in 2020)
Nationality Indian
Coach Srinivas Reddy
Weight 82 kgs
Height 5’10 ft.
Position Defender
Signature Move  Ankle Hold
Current Club Patna Pirates, Tamil Thalaivas
Former Club Jaipur Pink Panthers 


Teams Played for

Seasons Teams
Season 2 Patna Pirates
Season 3 Patna Pirates
Season 4 Jaipur Pink Panthers
Season 5 Tamil Thalaivas
Season 6 Tamil Thalaivas
Season 7 Jaipur Pink Panthers 

Early Life and Family

Amit Hooda was born on 3rd May 1996 in the city of Raithal, Uttarakhand. Amit Hooda did his schooling at Government Senior Secondary School and RKSD College in Raithal. He did his graduation from MDU.

He started developing interest in kabaddi right from the young age of 10. He debuted Pro Kabaddi League at the age of 19 with Patna Pirates. He currently lives in the city of Rohtak in Haryana. He has also been working with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) from 2016.


Amit Hooda Pro kabaddi League Career

Amit Hooda is an Indian professional kabaddi player who plays as a defender. He started playing in Pro Kabaddi League Season 2. He made his debut with Patna Pirates. 

Amit’s fearless tackling approach has made him one of the best corner defenders of Pro Kabaddi. In Pro Kabaddi Season 4, his 51 tackle points were the second-best of the season, making most of his signature move – Ankle Hold.

Amit Hooda is an experienced campaigner in Pro Kabaddi League featuring in 72 matches. At the end of season 6, his total points count in Pro Kabaddi League was 202 in which 9 are raid points and 193 are tackle points. His tally of 61 tackle points in Pro Kabaddi Season 5 was the 7th best among all players. 

In Pro Kabaddi Season 7, Amit Hooda did not have a good season with Jaipur Pink Panthers. His team failed to qualify and the defense failed to impact during the second half of the season. He scored 44 points at an average of 2.5 points per match. He also did not play some few matches due to injury which impacted the combination of defense for Jaipur pink panthers. He would be looking to revive his stature as one of the best right corner defenders in the next season.


Total Matches Played 88
Total Earned Points 248
Most Points in a match 8
Not out percentage 78.57
Total raids 56
Successful raids % 19.64
Super 10’s 0
Total raid points 11
Average raid per match 1.61
Total tackles  442
Number of super tackles 18
Total tackle points 219
Average tackles per match % 2.48
Tackle strike rate % 53.61



Season Wise Stats:


Season Team Matches Played Total Raids Successful Raids Unsuccessful Raids Raid Touch Points Raid Bonus Points Total Raid Points 
PKL 2 Patna Pirates 12 35 4  5 5 0 5
PKL 3 Patna Pirates 4 4 0 0 0 0 0
PKL 4 Jaipur Pink Panthers 16 2 0 2 0 2 2
PKL 5 Tamil Thalaivas 22 7 0 1 0 0 0
PKL 6 Tamil Thalaivas 18 2 0 2 0 2 2
PKL 7 Jaipur Pink Panthers 16 6 0 2 0 2 2



Season Team Matches Played Total Tackles Successful Tackles Total Tackle Points
PKL 2 Patna Pirates 12 41 20 21
PKL3  Patna Pirates 4 27 11 11
PKL 4 Jaipur Pink Panthers 16 89 47 51
PKL 5 Tamil Thalaivas 22 117 55 61
PKL 6 Tamil Thalaivas 18 85 45 49
PKL 7 Jaipur Pink Panthers 16 83 41 44

Amit Hooda Records and Achievements

He won the Pro Kabaddi League title with Patna Pirates in the first half of 2016.

In the fourth season, he managed to accumulate 51 tackle points, making him the second most successful defender in the league.

In season 6, Tamil Thalaivas made Amit Hooda their highest-paid player at Rs 69.3 lakhs.


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