Sukesh Hegde Biography
|Full Name||Sukesh Hegde|
|Date of Birth||2 October 1989|
|Age||31 years old (as in 2020)|
|Signature Move||Running Hand Touch|
|Current Club||Bengal Warriors|
|Former Club||Telugu Titans, Gujarat Fortune Giants, Tamil Thalaivas|
Teams Played for
|Season 1||Telugu Titans|
|Season 2||Telugu Titans|
|Season 3||Telugu Titans|
|Season 4||Telugu Titans|
|Season 5||Gujarat Fortune Giants|
|Season 6||Tamil Thalaivas|
|Season 7||Bengal Warriors|
Early Life and Family
Karnataka-native Sukesh Hegde was born on 2nd October 1989. He comes from a humble background and hails from the village. He worked and toiled hard, and with sheer dedication paved his way to being a Kabaddi star.
Sukesh Hegde Pro Kabaddi League Career
After shining at district and state level, he made his way into Pro Kabaddi as he was bought by Telugu Titans in Season 1 and spent four seasons there. He then moved to Gujarat Fortune Giants before moving to Tamil Thalaivas. He is now set to play for Bengal Warriors.
Hegde’s tally of 62 raid points in 13 matches in Season 2 was the second-best by a Telugu Titans player. He also did well under pressure and his 26 raid points in ‘Do-Or-Die’ situations were third highest in Season 2 of VIVO Pro Kabaddi.
In season 5, Sukesh Hegde was bought by Gujarat Fortunegiants in Pro Kabaddi league career, which was also the franchise’s debut season and Sukesh Hegde was the first captained to led Gujarat Fortunegiants in pro kabaddi league. In which Sukesh played 18 matches with total raids of 235 and total raid points of 75.
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I believe that “Anybody can achieve anything with the passion , focus and the support” , Today is my dream come true day !! Yes, this season was the very crucial period in my life where I thought this could be my last season but this is a “Come back” season in my kabbaddi career . As every player’s dream , I wished to hold this winning trophy and i had to wait for 6 long seasons to fulfill this dream . 7 turns out to be my lucky number as my belief.. Yes my jersy number is 7 and we are the champions of pro kabbaddi league in season 7. At this moment i want to thank so many people , especially @bengal.warriors for selecting me in the auction and for this memorable opportunity, coach @bckabaddi to bringout the best in me, my teammates who are the reason for this glorious moment, all kabbaddi fans who had faith in me and my team for showering your love and support and finally my family and friend’s for believing in me that i can achieve something. #BengalWarriors #AamarWarriors #Season7 Champions #ProKabbaddi
Sukesh Hegde once again moved to the new team and this time it was Tamil Thalaivas who bought Sukesh Hegde for 26 lacs where he played 17 matches with total raids of 176 and total raid points of 68.
He is known for his Running hand touch where he uses most of his agility and height.
|Total Matches Played||100|
|Total Earned Points||429|
|Most Points in a match||15|
|Not out percentage||84|
|Successful raids %||41.3|
|No. of super raids||16|
|Total raid points||413|
|Average raid per match||4.13|
|Number of super tackles||2|
|Total tackle points||16|
|Average tackles per match %||0.14|
|Tackle strike rate %||16.66|
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