Baldev Singh Kabaddi Player

Personal Profile:

Full Name Baldev Singh
Nickname Sonu
Date of Birth 27 May 1993
Age 26 years old (as in 2020)
Nationality Indian
Father’s name Manjeet Singh
Mother’s name Shakuntala Devi
Coach BC Ramesh
Weight 75 kg
Height 5’10 Ft.
Position Defender
Signature Move  Back Hold
Current Club Bengal Warriors

 

Teams Played for

Seasons Teams
Season 6 Bengal Warriors
Season 7 Bengal Warriors

 

Early Life

Baldev Singh was born on March 27th, 1993 in a village called Dabhota, Himachal Pradesh. His father Shri Manjeet Singh was also a Kabaddi player who had represented Services who was in army force and then later joined H.P Police. Baldev had the great destiny to represent the Himachal Pradesh team which had already contributed Legends like Manpreet Singh and Ajay Thakur to Indian Kabaddi.

His mother Shakuntala Devi inspired him to play Kabaddi and be an excellent player of the sport. He started his Kabaddi passion from his school days.

Baldev Singh first coach was Rakesh Chandel and he was the one who helped Baldev on his skills in Kabaddi. Rakesh Chandel was known for his stint with the Indian team during the South Asian Games 1995 where the team won the gold medal. 

His first formal training of Kabaddi started in Dabhota Sports club where he worked on his defensive skills and started playing the Nationals Championship level from 2013 representing Himachal Pradesh. He idolizes his closest companion, Ajay Thakur who hails from the same village. He is known to have played along with Ajay Thakur and Vishal Bhardwaj together in the Senior Nationals 2017-18. Even though Himachal couldn’t make it to the playoffs, Baldev Singh captured a lot of eyeballs which propelled the team management of Bengal Warriors to meet his services.

Baldev Singh Pro kabaddi League Career

Bengal Warriors saw the potential in the Baldev Singh and bought him for Season 6 Pro Kabaddi. He didn’t disappoint the team management and formed a formidable partnership with Ran Singh. He was retained by the Bengal Warriors for his performances for Season 7 at Rs. 12 lakhs.

With Bengal Warriors, Baldev Singh paid off the price by collecting 190 tackles with 93 total tackle points and 8 super tackles for two seasons. He performed like a young leader on the court and helped Bengal Warriors win their first PKL title by amassing a lot of tackle points and formed another formidable partnership with Rinku Narwal.

Baldev Singh International Career

Baldev Singh unvanquished winning the gold for team India at the International Invitational Men’s Kabaddi Tournament held in Kathmandu, Nepal in 2017 to be one of his greatest achievements.

Baldev Singh is considered to be one of India’s future prospects in the defensive department. He was selected for the South Asian Games 2019 as the right corner for the Indian team under Deepak Niwas Hooda and won the gold medal for the nation.

Statistics
Total Matches Played 47
Total Earned Points 95
Most Points in a match 7
Not out percentage 75
Total raids 8
Successful raids % 25
Super 10’s 0
Total raid points 2
Average raid per match 0.04
Total tackles  190
Number of super tackles 8
Total tackle points 93
Average tackles per match % 2.02
Tackle strike rate % 48.94

 

Season Wise Stats:

Raiding:

Season Team Matches Played Total Raids Successful Raids Unsuccessful Raids Raid Touch Points Raid Bonus Points Total Raid Points 
PKL 6 Bengal Warriors 18 1 0 1 1 0 1
PKL 7 Bengal Warriors 24 7 1 1 1 0 1

Tackling:

Season Team Matches Played Total Tackles Successful Tackles Total Tackle Points
PKL6 Bengal Warriors 18 70 24 27
PKL7 Bengal Warriors 24 120 61 66
Baldev Singh Social Media
Baldev Singh Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/BaldevKabaddi13/