K Prapanjan Kabaddi Player

K Prapanjan

Early Life

K Prapanjan is a Tamil Nadu born Indian kabaddi player. Born on 29 May 1993 in Sankagiri, Prapanjan developed an early love for Kabaddi. K Prapanjan did his schooling from Government Boys Higher Sec School, Sankagiri and his graduation from Sri Ganesh Arts and Science College, Salem.

From childhood itself, K Prapanjan had a lot of exposure to the Kabaddi world and he got his inspiration for playing kabaddi from his father Kumaravel who was a district-level Kabaddi player and also works as a lorry driver in his hometown. 


K Prapanjan Family

K Prapanjan’s father Kumaravel who was a district-level Kabaddi player. His mother also Uma is a homemaker and supported her children the same way she supported her husband and encouraged them to never give up on their passion and love for the game.


K Prapanjan has two siblings his brother Subash and sister Yashini, later on, stepped into their family legacy. His siblings never missed any of his matches and observed him closely to learn from him and to help him correct his flaws. K Prapanjan is very close to his siblings.

K Prapanjan got married to Keerthana Rajendran on 27th March 2020. Keerthana Rajendran is a doctor by profession and likes to watch kabaddi.



K Prapanjan Pro Kabaddi League

Prapanjan made his debut in Pro Kabaddi League season 2 when he was snapped by U Mumba, where he earned 2 raid points out of 4 matches used as a substitute. He then played for U Mumba for another season, but his statistics remained the same as U Mumba was brimming with talent in both raiding and defending departments and he didn’t get an opportunity to make an impact before moving on and then playing for a different team each season.


K Prapanjan featured for Telugu Titans in Season 4 and earned 12 raid points out of 11 matches played, mostly used as a substitute/impact raider in do-or-die situations. Tamil Thalaivas in Season 5, as deputy to Ajay Thakur and by had his best season scoring 123 raid points out of 22 matches played. He was known for scoring the highest Do-or-Die raid points for Tamil Thalaivas in season 5. 

In season 6, he joined Gujarat Fortune Giants and was appointed as the vice-captain of the team. He maintained his striking statistics by earning 122 raid points out of 22 matches and took his team to the finals.


In Season 7, Bengal Warriors splashed the cash for the talented raider and sealed his signature for Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 for 55.5 lakhs at the auction. He became one of the key players to take Bengal Warriors to the title scoring more than 100 points for a consecutive third season. He complimented Nabibaksh, Maninder Singh and Sukesh Hegde perfectly all throughout the season.

Personal Profile:

Full Name K Prapanjan
Date of Birth 29 May 1993
Age 27 years old (as in 2020)
Nationality Indian
Fathers Name Kumaravel
Mothers Name Uma
Coach E Bhaskaran
Weight 83 kg
Height 6’1 ft.
Position Raider
Signature Move Running Hand Touch
Current Club Bengal Warriors
Former Club U Mumba, Telugu Titans, Tamil Thalaivas and Gujarat Fortune Giants


Teams Played for

Seasons Teams
Season 2 U Mumba
Season 3 U Mumba
Season 4 Telugu Titans
Season 5 Tamil Thalaivas
Season 6 Gujarat Fortune Giants
Season 7 Bengal Warriors



Total Matches Played 83
Total Earned Points 373
Most Points in a match 12
Not out percentage 76.81
Total raids 828
Successful raids % 44.2
Super 10’s 10
Total raid points 366
Average raid per match 4.4
Total tackles  52
Number of super tackles 0
Total tackle points 7
Average tackles per match % 0.08
Tackle strike rate % 13.46 




Season Team Matches Played Total Raids Successful Raids Unsuccessful Raids Raid Touch Points Raid Bonus Points Total Raid Points 
PKL 2 U Mumba 4 14 3 4 4 4 5
PKL 3 U Mumba 4 6 1 5 1 1 2
PKL 4 Telugu Titans 11 42 10 13 11 24 12
PKL 5 Tamil Thalaivas 22 306 103 69 105 20 123
PKL 6 Gujarat Fortune Giants 22 255 97 56 106 20 122
PKL 7 Bengal Warriors 20 205 73 45 76 26 102



Season Team Matches Played Total Tackles Successful Tackles Total Tackle Points
PKL 2 U Mumba 4 5 2 2
PKL3 U Mumba 4 2 0 0
PKL 4 Telugu Titans 11 1 0 0
PKL 5 Tamil Thalaivas 22 17 2 1
PKL6 Gujarat Fortune Giants 22 11 1 1
PKL7 Bengal Warriors 20 16 3 3


K Prapanjan Unknown Facts

K. Prapanajan scored just 19 raid points from his first 19 matches.
In Season 5 he came back strongly and finished with 123 raid points from 22 matches.
In Season 5, he scored the most Do-Or-Die raid points for Tamil Thalaivas.
K Prapanjan Social Media:
K Prapanjan Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/prapanjan.k/
K Prapanjan Twitter: https://twitter.com/k_prapanjan

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