Monu Goyat Kabaddi Player

Early Life 

Born on 16 October 1992 in Hissar, Haryana to a family whose primary occupation was agriculture, Monu showed his potential at a young age. He was brought up in Kungar village in the Bhiwani district of Haryana by his “chachaji”  Vijender Singh.

Monu Goyat started playing kabaddi as fun, at the age of ten along with his friends in his village grounds. Being a national level player himself, his Uncle Vijender Singh recognized young Monu’s talent and made sure he got the proper training to become an exceptional kabaddi player. Monu Goyat never saw his Uncle play a professional game. He had heard of his exploits in the past and how he could not compete in the Asian Games due to recurring injuries and personal

Monu Goyat Pro Kabaddi league Career

Monu Goyat is an Indian professional kabaddi player. He made his Pro Kabaadi League debut in Pro Kabaddi Season 4, playing for Bengal Warriors. In Pro Kabaddi Season 5, he played for Patna Pirates which was his best season by far. He scored 191 points and rose to become the fourth most successful raider of the season.

In Pro Kabaddi Season 5, Monu Goyat scored 45 of his points in Do-Or-Die raids, making him the second most successful raider in Do-Or-Die situations. Running Hand Touch being is his signature move.

In Season 6, Haryana Steelers from their total budget of around Rs 4Cr bought him on to their team for a whopping sum of Rs1.51Cr. From earning Rs 11000 from local tournaments in his village, he became the most expensive player in the tournament’s history. He was also the most expensive non-cricketing sportsperson of the year.

In season 6, unfortunately, he was unable to prove his capability as the lead raider for the Steelers, due to injuries and lack of support and squad depth. For season 7, Haryana Steelers decided to retain Vikas Khandola and Kuldeep Singh and let go Monu Goyat at the end of the season.

UP Yoddha bought him for a massive amount of 93 lakhs for the upcoming Pro Kabaddi Season 7.


Personal Profile:

Full Name Monu Goyat
Date of Birth October 16, 1992
Age 28 years old (as in 2020)
Nationality Indian
Uncle’s Name Vijender Singh (former kabaddi player)
Coach Jasvir Singh
Weight 80 kg
Height 5’10 ft.
Position Raider
Signature Move Running Hand Touch
Current Club Bengal Warriors, Patna Pirates, Haryana Steelers
Former Club UP Yoddha


Teams Played for

Seasons Teams
Season 4 Bengal Warriors
Season 5 Patna Pirates
Season 6 Haryana Steelers
Season 7 UP Yoddha
Total Matches Played 73
Total Earned Points 499
Most Points in a match 17
Not out percentage 75.83
Total raids 985
Successful raids % 48.22
Super 10’s 21
Total raid points 475
Average raid per match 6.5
Total tackles  89
Number of super tackles 4
Total tackle points 24
Average tackles per match % 0.27
Tackle strike rate % 26.96


Season Wise Stats:


SeasonTeamMatches PlayedTotal RaidsSuccessful RaidsUnsuccessful RaidsRaid Touch PointsRaid Bonus PointsTotal Raid Points
PKL 4Bengal Warriors1316852 41431659
PKL 5Patna Pirates26365 1597815239191
PKL 6Haryana Steelers203011287710555160
PKL 7UP Yoddha141515642441965


SeasonTeamMatches PlayedTotal TacklesSuccessful TacklesTotal Tackle Points
PKL 4Bengal Warriors13 1334
PKL 5Patna Pirates26351011
PKL 6Haryana Steelers201456
PKL 7UP Yoddha141435
Monu Goyat records and Achievements
Goyat captained the Haryana Steelers in Season 6 and led his team in Super 10s with 10 in just 20 appearances.
Season 5 was a tremendously successful season for Goyat as he scored 191 points and rose to become the fourth most successful raider of the season.
In Season 5, Goyat scored 45 of his points in Do-Or-Die raids making him the second most successful raider in Do-Or-Die situations.
He was part of the India national kabaddi team that won a bronze medal at the 2018 Asian Games
Monu Goyat Unknown Facts

Monu Goyat Born and brought up in Hissar, Hariyana.

He is the highest-paid non-cricket sportsman sportsperson in India.

Haryana Team paid him 1.51 Crore for pro kabaddi for Season 6.

He was number 15 in the list of the most successful raiders of season 4.

Goyat was fourth most successful raider of the season 5.

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