Jeeva Kumar Kabaddi Player

Early Life

Tamil Nadu-native Jeeva Kumar was born on 6th January 1981. He was raised near the southernmost tip of India, Kanyakumari.

He started his professional career with his state team at the SAFF games. He then went on to represent India at the Asian Games and has an Asian Games gold to his name.

While the aggressive and powerful defender is one side of the coin, in the other side is a commoner who works as an assistant manager in State Bank of India, Bangalore. His achievements made him a hot property in Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) and he maintained his consistency in the league, becoming one of the most successful defender

Jeeva Kumar Pro Kabaddi Career 

Jeeva Kumar played for U Mumba in the inaugural edition of Pro Kabaddi League and was an integral part of a wonderful campaign. He continued to play for them for 3 seasons, before moving a move to UP Yoddha, where he played 2 seasons. He was bought by Bengal Warriors in the Pro Kabaddi Season 7 auctions for 31 lakh.

 

 

Personal Profile:

Full Name Jeeva Kumar
Date of Birth 6 January 1981
Age 39 years old (as in 2020)
Nationality Indian
wife name Subhashini
Children Adhis jeeva Kumar and Aarush Jeeva kumar
Coach BC Ramesh 
Weight 72 kg.
Height 5’9 ft.
Position Defender
Signature Move  Dash
Current Club Bengal Warriors
Former Club U Mumba and UP Yoddha 

Teams Played for

Seasons Teams
Season 1 U Mumba
Season 2 U Mumba
Season 3 U Mumba
Season 4 U Mumba
Season 5 UP Yoddha
Season 6 UP Yoddha
Season 7 Bengal Warriors

 

Statistics:

Total Matches Played 115
Total Earned Points 235
Most Points in a match 9
Not out percentage 100
Total raids 4
Successful raids % 25
Super 10’s 0
Total raid points 1
Average raid per match 0
Total tackles  507
Number of super tackles 22
Total tackle points 234
Average tackles per match % 1.84
Tackle strike rate % 46.15

 

Season Wise Stats:

Raiding:

SeasonTeamMatches PlayedTotal RaidsSuccessful RaidsUnsuccessful RaidsRaid Touch PointsRaid Bonus PointsTotal Raid Points 
PKL 7Bengal Warriors22000000
PKL 6UP Yoddha19100000
PKL5UP Yoddha22200000
PKL4U Mumba141400000
PKL3U Mumba16000000
PKL2U Mumba13110001
PKL1U Mumba9000000

Tackling:

SeasonTeamMatches PlayedTotal TacklesSuccessful TacklesTotal Tackle Points
PKL 7Bengal Warriors221003839
PKL 6UP Yoddha19823842
PKL5UP Yoddha22673846
PKL4U Mumba14622426
PKL3U Mumba16623031
PKL2U Mumba13583138
PKL1U Mumba9301616
Jeeva Kumar Records and Achievements
With seven Super Tackles, Kumar led the league in Super Tackles in Season 5 of VIVO Pro Kabaddi.
He also led the league in Super Tackles in Season 2 with seven and was an integral part of U Mumba’s title winning campaign that season.
Jeeva was the highest-scoring defender in the Season 7 final which his team won.
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