Pawan Kumar Sehrawat Biography
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat is a Delhi born Kabaddi player. He was born and brought up in the national capital and has completed his education from the University of Delhi.
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat was born on 9 July 1996. He started playing kabaddi at the age of 12. He won a lot of awards during his school and college life. Pawan’s biggest inspiration was his father. While the second year of graduation, his job took place on TT posts in Indian Railways and he discontinued his studies.
In 2015, Pawan was in his second year of graduation. However, Randhir Singh spotted the then 18-year-old raider in the Northern Railways trials and offered him a job with the railways. Within the year the Bengaluru based PKL franchise signed him up.
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat Pro Kabaddi Career
The aggressive raider made his debut in the 3rd season of Pro Kabaddi League but his breakthrough came in 6th season were finished as the leading point scorer and took home the MVP award as well. Sehrawat made a record of scoring 22 points in the Pro Kabaddi final.
Pawan has an ability to increase his pace suddenly during the raid and surprise the defenders with his signature running hand touch.
He was picked by Bengaluru Bulls in season 3 and since then he has been with the bulls except in season 5 where he moved to Gujarat Fortune Giants. He was called back by Bengaluru again.
Having showcased his skills in the initial three seasons of Pro Kabaddi, Pawan Kumar Sehrawat took the world by storm in Pro Kabaddi League Season 6. Playing for Bengaluru Bulls, Pawan Kumar Sehrawat was the top-scoring raider in the season, earning as many as 282 points in 24 appearances.
In the same season, Sehrawat also broke the record for the most number of points in a final match of the league, accumulating as many as 22 points against Gujarat Fortune Giants. Pawan Kumar Sehrawat played his 7thth Season of Pro Kabaddi League back with Bengaluru Bulls and will be the man to watch out for, for the fans as well as the oppositions.
|Full Name||Pawan Kumar Sehrawat|
|Date of Birth||9 Jul 1996|
|Age||24 years old (as in 2020)|
|Father’s name||Sudhir Kumar Sehrawat|
|Signature Move||Running hand touch|
|Current Club||Bengaluru Bulls|
|Former Club||Gujarat Fortune Giants|
Teams Played for
|Season 1||Bengaluru Bulls|
|Season 3||Bengaluru Bulls|
|Season 4||Bengaluru Bulls|
|Season 5||Gujarat Fortune Giants|
|Season 6||Bengaluru Bulls|
|Season 7||Bengaluru Bulls|
Season 6 Breakthrough season with Bengaluru Bulls
Matches Played: 24
Points won: 282
Raid Points won: 271
Tackle Points won: 11
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat outshined everyone at the Pro Kabaddi League Season 6 with an exceptional performance that also helped Bengaluru Bulls win their maiden Pro Kabaddi League trophy.
The 22-year-old came of age and put in consistent stellar performances to take Bengaluru Bulls to the title.
Pawan had an average of one raid point per season for the last couple of seasons (Season 4 and Season 5) but managed to better it and how to take it up to 15 raid points a match in Season 6.
He was the team’s X-factor and raised a few eyebrows with his performances. He isn’t the fastest or the cheekiest or the tallest of raiders, but certainly among the most effective. He has a long reach and lower body strength that helps him be effective and efficient.
He inflicted 6 Super-Raids, the most in Season 6 and got 22 points in the Season 6 finale, most by a player in Pro Kabaddi League final.
|Total Matches Played||80|
|Total Earned Points||716|
|Most Points in a match||39|
|Not out percentage||73.18%|
|Successful raids %||67.99%|
|Total raid points||682|
|Average raid per match||8.52|
|Number of super tackles||3|
|Total tackle points||34|
|Average tackles per match %||0.38|
|Tackle strike rate %||35.41%|
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat Family:
Pawan’s mother wanted him to focus much on his studies. His mother always guide him ‘Padhoge likhoge to banoge nawab’ meaning if you study, you will be respected. “She wanted me to study well. But I didn’t enjoy it as much. Also, I don’t like working too hard. In school, I used to play Kabaddi,” he says. Pawan Kumar Sehrawat sibling name is
Pawan had to take up responsibility at an early age. His father’s plastic recycling factory got shut and leaving the family living on the earnings from a small grocery shop in their hometown. Pawan kumar sehrawat later dropped out from college when he got a job with the Indian Railways due to Kabaddi. Once his financial woes got over, Pawan did go and complete his under graduation with Delhi University.
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat Awards and Achievement
Gold at South Asian Games 2019.
PKL Champions 2018.
MVP of PKL season 2018.
Sehrawat holds the record for the most points in a single match at 39.
Sehrawat was only the second player to record a 300-raid point season in 2019.
Sehrawat’s 22 points in 2018 finals are the most by any player in a final.
He was the Best Raider and Best Allrounder for 2 consecutive seasons- 2018 and 2019.
Season Wise Stats:
|Season||Team||Matches Played||Total Tackles||Successful Tackles||Total Tackle Points|
|PKL 7||Bengaluru Bulls||24||36||12||14|
|PKL 6||Bengaluru Bulls||24||40||11||11|
|PKL5||Gujarat Fortune Giants||9||2||1||1|
|PKL 3||Bengaluru Bulls||13||17||6||8|
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat Social Media:
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pawan_sehrawat_17
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat Twitter: https://twitter.com/pawan_sehrawat