Ravinder Pahal Kabaddi Player

Dabang Delhi Team Photo

Early Life 

Ravinder Pahal is a professional kabaddi player and has featured in all seasons of Pro Kabaddi League. He has been one of the most consistent players in the Pro Kabaddi League’s history.

He was adjudged the best defender in Pro Kabaddi Season 2. He scored 64 points from 14 matches for Dabang Delhi. He scored more than 50 tackle points in Pro Kabaddi season 5, becoming the fifth player in Pro Kabaddi League to cross the 200 Tackle Points mark.

Ravinder Pahal Pro Kabaddi League

Ravinder Pahal’s time to shine came after the launch of the PKL in 2014. The defender was signed by Dabang Delhi for the inaugural season. Although he played just 9 games in PKL 1, Ravinder bagged invaluable experience, defending alongside Delhi’s captain, Jasmer Singh Gulia, the Asian Games gold medallist. Ravinder finished with 29 tackle points in 9 games in the first season of PKL.


Ravinder Pahal in 300+ points club

In the seventh season of the Pro Kabaddi League, Ravinder Pahal crossed the 300 tackle point mark. He became only the second player, after Manjeet Chillar to achieve such a remarkable position in pro kabaddi league. The Right Corner is also the second most successful defender in the Pro Kabaddi League’s history.


Before the start of the PKL 7, Ravinder represented Railways team at the 66th National Kabaddi Championship. And the defender, along with veteran Dharmaraj Cheralathan, helped the Railways to the title. Railways crushed Services 41-17 in the final.

Personal Profile:

Full Name Ravinder Pahal
Nickname The Hawk
Date of Birth December 7, 1990
Age 30 years old (as in 2020)
Nationality Indian
Coach Honnappa C Gowda
Weight 84 kgs
Height 5’10 ft
Position Defender
Signature Move  Diving Thigh hold
Current Club Puneri Paltan and Bengaluru Bulls
Former Club Dabang Delhi


Teams Played for

Seasons Teams
Season 3 Dabang Delhi
Season 3 Dabang Delhi
Season 3 Dabang Delhi
Season 4 Puneri Paltan
Season 5 Bengaluru Bulls
Season 6 Dabang Delhi
Season 7 Dabang Delhi


Total Matches Played 112
Total Earned Points 340
Most Points in a match 9
Not out percentage 86.2
Total raids 58
Successful raids % 24.13
Super 10’s 0
Total raid points 14
Average raid per match 0.12 %
Total tackles  672
Number of super tackles 19
Total tackle points 326
Average tackles per match % 2.74
Tackle strike rate % 48.51



Season Team Matches Played Total Raids Successful Raids Unsuccessful Raids Raid Touch Points Raid Bonus Points Total Raid Points 
PKL 1 Dabang Delhi 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
PKL 2 Dabang Delhi 14 17 3 3 1 3 4
PKL 3 Dabang Delhi 11 34 4 4 5 3 8
PKL 4 Puneri Paltan 14 0 0 0 0 0 0
PKL 5 Bengaluru Bulls 19 6 1 1 1 1 2
PKL 6 Dabang Delhi 22 0 0 0 0 0 0
PKL 7 Dabang Delhi 23 1 0 0 0 0 0
Season Team Matches Played Total Tackles Successful Tackles Total Tackle Points
PKL 1 Dabang Delhi 9 64 29 29
PKL 2 Dabang Delhi 14 96 53 60
PKL 3 Dabang Delhi 11 58 22 26
PKL 4 Puneri Paltan 14 72 35 37
PKL 5 Bengaluru Bulls 19 104 49 52
PKL 6 Dabang Delhi 22 125 56 59
PKL 7 Dabang Delhi 23 153 63 63

Ravinder Pahal Unknown Facts

Ravinder Pahal comes from Sonepat, a land known as the country’s ‘Kabaddi capital’. The district has been giving great talents like Parvesh Bhainswal, Sandeep Narwal, Deepak Hooda, Deepak Narwal, and Virender Wajir Singh.

Pahal was season 2’s best defender, scalping 64 points from 14 games. He was also one of the first few defenders to score 9 points in a match.

He was part of the Delhi team that won the distinction of being the first side to scalp 50 points in a single game.

With 303 points Ravinder Pahal is the second-best defender in the league after Manjeet Chillar and are the only two players to be in 300 plus points club.

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