Siddharth Sirish Desai Kabaddi Player

Siddharth Sirish Desai Kabaddi Player

Siddharth Sirish Desai Biography

Early Life

Siddharth Sirish Desai is an Indian Kabaddi Player. Siddharth was born on 5 December 1991 in Kohlapur district of Maharashtra. Siddharth’s dream was to make future in kabaddi but his family condition always keeps worrying his present. Desai was born a brought up in a poor farmer family. He did his graduation in B.Sc. (Physics).

After graduation, He starts working in Air India as a contractor. During this, he meets Kabaddi Coach Ashok Sinde. After that, he starts playing for Air India. 

Siddharth also played in the Maha Kabaddi League (MKL) with the Thane Tigers in 2015 and 2016. It earned him a place in the Maharashtra side where he went on to win the gold medal at Nationals in 2017. The raider also spent four years in Pune, playing for Satej Kabaddi Team. – Siddharth was carving a Kabaddi path for himself!

Siddharth Sirish Desai pro kabaddi career

He made his debut for U Mumba in Season 6. U Mumba brought him in Rs 36,40,000 for this season. Desai has been in good form in his debut season and scored a Super 10 in his first match. He became the fastest player to reach 50 raid points at the time. Siddharth Sirish Desai scored 15 raid points in his debut match for U Mumba.

Siddharth was U Mumba’s star raider in Season 6 of Pro Kabaddi League. After the departure of Anup Kumar, Siddharth has bestowed the responsibility of leading the raiding efforts of the former Champions and he didn’t disappoint.

The debutant took the opportunity with both hands, scoring a Super 10 in his first game itself. He went on to become the fastest to 50 Raid points when he reached the feat in just 5 games.

His speed and brute strength caught everyone napping and the 27-year-old made a huge mark in his debut season.

His signature move is ‘Running Hand Touch’. He rushes to the defender and extends the entire body with his hand. He scored 5 Super 10 for U Mumba in first 6 matches. His hobbies are singing and playing the guitar.

Siddharth Sirish Desai Family:

Siddharth hails from Changhdah in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Siddharth father was a farmer and her mother was a homemaker. Siddharth also had a sibling named Suraj. Fortunately for Siddharth, Suraj is also a kabaddi player and plays in Pro kabaddi league.

Siddharth’s elder brother missed out on playing the league twice. Suraj, now an army-man was picked by Jaipur Pink Panthers for season one but failed to get the NOC from the army. Once again in season 5, he could not join Dabang Delhi due to an injury.

Personal Profile:
Full Name Siddharth Sirish Desai
Nickname Sid
Date of Birth Dec 5, 1991
Age 28 years (as in 2020)
Nationality Indian
Coach name Ashok Shinde
Brothers name Suraj Desai
Weight 76 kgs
Height 6’2 ft.
Position Raider
Signature Move  Running Hand touch 
Current Club Telegu Titans 
Former Club U Mumba
Teams Played For:
Season 6 U Mumba
Season 7 Telugu Titans


Total Matches Played 43
Total Earned Points 441
Most Points in a match 23
Not out percentage 74.84
Total raids 652
Successful raids % 66.71 
Super 10’s 22
Total raid points 435
Average raid per match 10.11 %
Total tackles 16
Number of super tackles 0
Total tackle points 6
Average tackles per match % 0.13
Tackle strike rate % 37.5


Season Wise Stats:


Season Team Total Matches Total Raids Successful Raids Unsuccessful Raids Raid Touch Points Raid Bonus Points Total Raid Points
PKL 6 U Mumba 21 321 169 72 182 36 218
PKL 7 Telegu Titans 22 331 177 92 161 56 217


Season Team Matches Played Total Tackles Successful Tackles Total Tackle Points
PKL 6 U Mumba 21 9 3 3
PKL 7 Telegu Titans 22 7 3 3


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