Top 5 Raiders in Pro Kabaddi League Season 8

Top 5 Pro-Kabaddi Raiders: Pro kabaddi league season 8 has finally coming to an end and fans have been treated to some amazing matches and some exciting solo performances 

Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 saw a number of new raiders from Pawan Sehrawat to Aslam Imandar, some of raiders didn’t make their name in the league, while a few raiders made a big mark for themselves. Raiders have often been the big players for their team and represent with the responsibility of getting the majority of the wins.

Here is a Look at the Top 5 Raiders from Pro Kabaddi League Season 8

1) Pawan Sehrawat

Team Matches Played Raid Points won 
Bengaluru Bulls 24 304

Bengaluru Bulls Skipper, Pawan Sehrawat had a dream Pro Kabaddi league season 8 where he surpassed every raider in the league and become the top player with most successful raids and top scoring raider of Pro kabaddi league season 8

From the very beginning of the season Pawan Sehrawat put in consistent stellar performances. In overall 24 matches Pawan made 244 successful raids while collecting 304 raid points for his team. His physical abilities like long reach and lower body strength helped him be more constructive and efficient on his game.

Pawan Sehrawat made total of 6 super raids and 18 super 10’s. Although just like last season Bengaluru bulls were eliminated in semifinals by Naveen Kumar’s Dabang Delhi KC


2) Arjun Deshwal

Team Matches Played Raid Points won 
Jaipur Pink Panthers  22 267

After an impressive debut start for the Jaipur Pink Panthers in Pro Kabaddi League Season 8, Panthers top raider has surpassed the expectations by transforming himself into one of the top raiders in the league.

In PKL season 8, Arjun Deshwal scored 268 points at an average of 12.14 raid points per match, while grabbing 16 Super 10s. But, his main stat was his do-or-die raid points. Arjun Deshwal scored 44 points in do-or-die situations, the second-highest in the league. He proved to be a crucial player for Jaipur Pink Panthers.


3) Maninder Singh

Team Matches Played Raid Points won 
Bengal Warriors 22 262

Maninder Singh once again proved as one of the best player in Pro kabaddi league season 8, despite the Bengal Warriors falling short in the playoffs. But Maninder continued his dominant performances for Bengal Warriors. With more teams performing well this season the Bengal Warrior under-achieve but not for lack of effort from Maninder Singh.

Warrior captain had 264 points with 11.91 raid points on an average every game. He also had 16 Super 10s during the league phase. However, the Bengal warrior finished a disappointing 9th position and failed to qualify for the playoffs.

4) Naveen Kumar

Team Matches Played Raid Points won 
Dabang Delhi KC 16 194

Under Naveen Kumar captaincy Dabang Delhi K.C. made it back to back finals in two consecutive seasons by beating Bengaluru Bulls 40-35 in the second semi-final of vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season 8

In the Semi finals Naveen Kumar picked a Super 10 (14 points) as Naveen kumar made it a night to remember for Dabang Delhi fans by securing a comeback win

The most in-form player of Pro Kabaddi league season 8, Naveen Kumar registered 197 raid points in just 16 games at an average of 12.12 raid points a game. He also had 11 Super 10s, despite starting the season slowly. 


5) Surender Gill

Team Matches Played Raid Points won 
UP Yodhha  23 189

One of the top young prospect of Pro Kabaddi league Surender Gill was bought by UP Yoddha in season 7 and played an important role in UP yodhaa success. In season UP Yodhaa also bought the king of kabaddi, Pradeep Narwal who stepped up big time for the struggling UP yodhha. Under Pradeep Narwal guidance and leadership, Surender Gill played amazing and finished fifth in our list of top 5 raider in Pro kabaddi league season 8

In season 8, Surender Gill had total of 23 games played while collecting 189 total points at a 8.82 raid point average. This included 12 Super 10s. In season 8 Yoddha been playing good and did qualify in the group stage but lost against Patna Pirates 38-27 in the semi finals.