Sandeep Narwal Kabaddi Player

Sandeep Narwal Biography

Personal Profile:

Full Name Sandeep Narwal
Date of Birth April 5, 1993
Age 27 years old (as in 2020)
Nationality Indian
Father’s name O.P Narwal
Coach Sanjeev Kumar
Weight 80 kgs
Height 5’11 ft.
Position All Rounder
Signature Move  Block
Current Club U Mumba
Former Club Patna Pirates, Telugu Titans and Patna Pirates

Teams Played for

Seasons Teams
Season 1 Patna Pirates
Season 2 Patna Pirates
Season 3 Patna Pirates
Season 4 Telugu Titans
Season 5 Puneri Paltan
Season 6 Puneri Paltan
Season 7 U Mumba

Sandeep Narwal Early life and family:

Sandeep Narwal is an Indian Kabaddi player. He was born on 5 April 1993 in Sonipat, Haryana. He completed graduation from Jat College, Sonipat. Kabaddi was the most natural choice for Sandeep. He grew up watching his father, OP Narwal, make the country proud. His father is a former kabaddi player himself. In fact, he represented the country at the Asian Games.

Sandeep started playing kabaddi when he was just eight years old. His exploits at the junior level earned him a lot of recognition. He won numerous trophies and titles and represented his school in numerous tournaments.

Sandeep was very fortunate to have found the right inspiration, as well as guidance in his life. While his father motivated him to take up kabaddi, it was Jagdish Narwal, who polished his skills. His guidance in Sandeep’s initial days played a huge part in his development as a bankable kabaddi player.

Sandeep Narwal Pro Kabaddi Career:

Sandeep Narwal started off his career as a raider, but he slowly upped his defensive game to become one of the most successful all-rounders of Pro Kabaddi League. He made his debut in Pro Kabaddi Season 1 itself and featured for the Patna Pirates.

Sandeep played the first three seasons of Pro Kabaddi League with Patna Pirates. He captained the team in season 2 and the team reached semi-finals. The third season was also very successful for Sandeep as he won the Best Defender of the Tournament with 53 tackles.

In the fourth season of the league, Sandeep was signed by the Telugu Titans. Later, he played for the Puneri Paltan for the next two seasons.

Sandeep Narwal won a Pro Kabaddi League title with Patna Pirates in Pro Kabaddi Season 3. He has played for two other franchises since and would turn up for the third in Pro Kabaddi Season 7 as he line-up for U Mumba.

Sandeep Narwal International Career:

Sandeep Narwal first played for the Indian team in the Junior Asia games where he caught the eye of several coaches due to his performances. He was part of the Indian team which won the Gold medal in South Asian Games 2016. He was also part of the title-winning Indian team for Kabaddi World Cup 2016 and Dubai Masters 2018.

He was also part of the Indian team who won the bronze medal in the 2018 Asian Games after losing to Iran in the semifinals.

He can play the right cover position as well which creates versatility and provides an option for any team that he plays with. His aggression and leadership qualities are well-known, his passion for the sport unrivalled and his strength in defense unmatched.

 

Statistics

Total Matches Played 125
Total Earned Points 559
Most Points in a match 14
Not out percentage 86.22
Total raids 733
Successful raids % 33.97
Super 10’s 1
Total raid points 249
Average raid per match 1.99
Total tackles  574
Number of super tackles 28
Total tackle points 310
Average tackles per match % 2.25
Tackle strike rate % 54

Season-wise Stats:

Raiding:

Season Team Matches Played Total Raids Successful Raids Unsuccessful Raids Raid Touch Points Raid Bonus Points Total Raid Points 
PKL 1 Patna Pirates 16 174 68 34 83 9 92
PKL 2 Patna Pirates 16 146 36 27  41  46
PKL 3 Patna Pirates 14 55 8 1 8 1 9
PKL 4 Telugu Titans 16 88 20 9 30 4 24
PKL 5 Puneri Paltan 21 117 29 8 31 2 33
PKL 6 Puneri Paltan 18 86 16 11 15 10 35
PKL 7 U Mumba 24 67 15 11 14 6 30

Tackling:

Season Team Matches Played Total Tackles Successful Tackles Total Tackle Points
PKL 1 Patna Pirates 16 41 21` 27
PKL 2 Patna Pirates 16  71 34  37
PKL 3 Patna Pirates 14 95 53 55
PKL 4 Telugu Titans 16 83 40 42
PKL 5 Puneri Paltan 21 102 49 52
PKL 6 Puneri Paltan 18 81 34 41
PKL 7 U Mumba 24 101 51 56

Sandeep Narwal Unknown Facts:

Sandeep features among the list of top 10 kabaddi players with most points in the Pro Kabaddi League.

Sandeep has 16 Super tackles and 14 high 5s in PKL.

Sandeep’s hobbies include travelling and hiking.

He is a big fan of Abhishek Bachchan. When he became a part of the Pro Kabaddi League, he was super excited to meet Abhishek, who owns the franchise, Jaipur Pink Panther.

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Sandeep also works in Income tax department.

Sandeep Narwal Awards and Achievements:

He became popular at the junior level Kabaddi in his town and bagged numerous medals for the same.

He was selected in the Haryana team after playing Kabaddi at the school level.

He became an all-rounder after being selected by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) which sent him to Gandhinagar.

In 2011, he was selected to represent India at the Junior Asian games.

He has also captained Patna Pirates and guided them to the semi-finals in the Season 2.

With 53 successful tackles, he was rewarded with the Best Defender of the Tournament at Season 3 of PKL.

In 2016, he was selected in the National Team of India for the South Asian Games.

Sandeep Narwal Social Media:

Sandeep Narwal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sandeepnarwal110/

Sandeep Narwal Twitter: https://twitter.com/sandeep16622660

Sandeep Narwal Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sandeepnarwal1993/