Surender Nada Biography
|Full Name||Surender Nada|
|Date of Birth||1 July 1987|
|Age||27 years old (as in 2020)|
|Coach||Ram Mehar Singh|
|Signature Move||Ankle Hold|
|Current Club||Patna Pirates|
|Former Club||U Mumba, Bengaluru Bulls, Haryana Steelers|
Teams Played for
|Season 1||U Mumba|
|Season 2||U Mumba|
|Season 3||U Mumba|
|Season 4||Bengaluru Bulls|
|Season 5||Haryana Steelers|
|Season 6||Haryana Steelers|
|Season 7||Patna Pirates|
Surender Nada was born on 1 July 1987 and brought up in Jhajjar, Haryana. He did his schooling from Adarsh Sr. Sec. School in Lohari, Jhajjar.
Surender was brought up in a family practising Kabaddi for generations. It was not just Kabaddi that his family had passed on. Surender’s father and brother were skilled in the wrestling also. His father was well-known in the local Kabaddi community for using his wrestling skills in Kabaddi. Surendar was keen on becoming a wrestler and looked up to his brother for guidance. In his school, Nada could defend against much heavier guys in Kabaddi.
Although for his unique strength and the hold on opponents, his father gave him financial and moral support to become a wrestler and sent him to Sonipat for further training. He trained at Subash Stadium, Sonipat, for two months for Kabaddi. As he learned about the opportunities in nationals, he chose to play Kabaddi and gradually trained exclusively for it. Surender had the strength of his grip to make up for his lack of agility.
Surender also acquired a job with the CISF through the Sports Authority of India and represented them for many matches. He made up a name for himself and was chosen to represent the state of Haryana for the nationals.
Surender Nada Pro Kabaddi League Career
Surender Nada is a left corner defender, who is among the most feared defenders of Pro Kabaddi history with most dangerous ankle holds in the league. Nada began his Pro Kabaddi career with the team U Mumba.
In PKL Season 2, Surendar along with Mohit Chillar secured the raids from their corners and took U-Mumba to victory and became the deadly duo of corners. He scored second most number of tackle points of 41 points in the season, second to only Mohit Chhilar’s 42 points. Surendar got the chance to represent India with Mohit for the 2016 South Asian Games, winning the gold medal. After the South Asian Games, Nada had a dull performance in two consecutive seasons of the PKL. He could attain only 13 tackle points from 7 matches in season 6 due to recurring injuries.
He was signed by Haryana Steelers in season 5 and became their captain. After two successful years with the team, he was bought for a stunning INR 77 lakh by Patna Pirates in 2019 but as he sustained an injury in their first match of the season, he was out for the rest of the season. Surender’s absence took a toll on the team and the team could not succeed in defending the title after winning it for 3 seasons continuously.
He was the joint highest tackle point scorer in Pro Kabaddi League Season 1, and also played a key role in making U Mumba champion in Pro Kabaddi Season 2.
Surender Nada International career
Surender Nada was a part of the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup-winning team. He and Mohit Chillar have become the team’s go-to defence-men. Their left-right combination has become a hit. Nada also represented the country at the Asian Kabaddi Championship in 2017. His contribution to India’s Dubai Kabaddi Masters victory was also noteworthy.
|Total Matches Played||71|
|Total Earned Points||243|
|Most Points in a match||10|
|Not out percentage||91.13|
|Successful raids %||26.58|
|Total raid points||21|
|Average raid per match||0.29|
|Number of super tackles||16|
|Total tackle points||222|
|Average tackles per match %||2.9|
|Tackle strike rate %||54.67|
Season Team Matches played Total raids Successful raids Unsuccessful raids Raid touch points Raid Bonus points Total raid points 1 U Mumba 15 13 8 0 10 10 2 U Mumba 14 22 2 1 2 1 3 3 U Mumba 7 7 0 1 0 1 1 4 Bengaluru Bulls 13 15 3 3 3 1 4 5 Haryana Steelers 21 22 2 2 2 1 3 7 Patna pirates 0 0 0 0 0 0 0