More GB Kabaddi Player

More G.B Biography

Personal Profile:

Full Name Gurunath Baburao More (G.B More)
Nickname Guru
Date of Birth February 28, 1993
Age 27 years old (as in 2020)
Nationality Indian
Coach Manpreet Singh
Weight 82 kgs
Height 6 ft.
Position Raider
Signature Move  Running Hand Touch
Current Club Gujarat Fortune Giants
Former Club Puneri Paltan

 

Teams Played for

Seasons Teams
Season 5 Puneri Paltan
Season 6 Puneri Paltan
Season 7 Gujarat Fortune Giants

Early Life and Family

More G B is an Indian Kabaddi athlete born on 28 February 1993. He hails from Maharashtra. Gurunath More is one of the emerging players of the Pro Kabaddi League. My family didn’t want me to play kabaddi because of the fear of injuries told via TOI.

 “I started playing Kabaddi in class 8 or 9. I used to go to play matches. But my family didn’t want me to play kabaddi because of the fear of injuries. They used to scold me and on occasions, I was also beaten for playing. There was no mat, we used to play in the mud. Bruises were common, so my family did not support me,”-More via TOI

 

Pro Kabaddi League Career

More G.B debut game for Pro Kabaddi League was in season 5 with Puneri Paltan, where he only managed to play 6 games. GB More making a total of 45 raids and managing to collect 14 total raid points. In season 6, he was retained by Puneri Paltans and had a tremendous performance this season. G.B More managed to play a total of 22 matches and made a total of 172 total raids while collecting 79 total raid points.

Later in season 7, More G.B was bought by Gujarat Fortune Giants under category C players. He was a wonderful addition to the raiding unit of Coach Manpreet Singh and one of the lead raiders in the team. His price was Rs. 25.5 lakhs for Pro Kabaddi League Season 7. 

 He had a remarkable second season as he contributed a lot to his team through his raiding skills. In season 7 of VIVO Pro Kabaddi, he will be representing Gujarat Fortune Giants.  

His biggest achievement was earning the title ‘A Glorious Maiden PKL century’ in season 7, he scored 100 raid points in 21 matches in that season that was an outstanding performance in Pro Kabbadi League history. He was the 51st person in the Pro Kabbadi League history to score 100 points in a season yet a big achievement.

He is a raider by nature. He is a very determined and hardworking player. He is known as Guru as he was the main lead of the team, it was his suggestions and plans that were mostly taken by his teammates.

More G.B is a do-or-die specialist for the teams. He played a total of 39 matches in overall, he contributes in defense as well as he supports his corners and covers really well during dashes and holds. He is an intelligent raider who strategies and also takes advantage of the opponent’s mistakes. 

 

Statistics

Total Matches Played 47
Total Earned Points 193
Most Points in a match 15
Not out percentage 73.28
Total raids 378
Successful raids % 40.47
Super 10’s 3
Total raid points 153
Average raid per match 3.25
Total tackles  66
Number of super tackles 5
Total tackle points 40
Average tackles per match % 0.74
Tackle strike rate % 60.6

 

Season Wise Stats:

Raiding:

Season Team Matches Played Total Raids Successful Raids Unsuccessful Raids Raid Touch Points Raid Bonus Points Total Raid Points 
PKL 5 Puneri Paltan 6 45 13 15 10 4 14
PKL 6 Puneri Paltan 22 172 60 49 45 34 79
PKL 7 Gujarat Fortune Giants 19 161 48 37 44 16 60

 

Tackling:

Season Team Matches Played Total Tackles Successful Tackles Total Tackle Points
PKL 5 Puneri Paltan 6 3 2 2
PKL 6 Puneri Paltan 22 21 10 12
PKL 7 Gujarat Fortune Giants 19 42 23 26

 

More G.B Records and Achievements

The biggest achievement was earning the title ‘A Glorious Maiden PKL century’ in season 7.

He was the 51st person in the Pro Kabbadi League history to score 100 points in a season yet a big achievement.

G.B More won Gold Medal with team India- 3rd Federation Cup in 2018.

 

 

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