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Deepak Niwas Hooda- Pro Kabaddi League Journey

Deepak Ram Niwas Hooda is a professional international kabaddi player. He is consistently making a mark in this sport. Hooda is currently the captain of the Indian National Kabaddi Team. He is a gold medal winner in the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup. He is currently in the team Jaipur Pink Panthers and a 1.15Cr tag player! As we move forward let us learn more about Deepak Niwas Hooda and his Pro Kabaddi League journey.

Player Statistics

SeasonsOverallSeason 7Season 6Season 5Season 4Season 3Season 2Season 1
MATCHES PLAYED12320222416121514
TOTAL POINTS EARNED943158208186130769689
MOST POINTS IN A MATCH2014201717131418
NOT OUT %81.18 %80.92 %80.32 %78.88 %85.92 %82.16 %82.35 %78.37 %

Signature Move

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Deepak Hooda signature move

Running Hand Touch is Deepak’s signature move. In this raider move, the raider runs into the defender’s den with a plan in my mind. The raider target attacks the corners and supports players during a running raid. The player rushes towards a defender and extends his entire body for a quick touch with his hand before escaping to safety.

Also Read- What Are All Types Of Raider Moves In The Pro Kabaddi League?

The Pro Kabaddi League Journey

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Deepak Hooda

At the auction of the inaugural season of the Pro Kabaddi League in 2014, Hooda was a recipient of the second-highest bid. He was bought for ₹12.6 lakh by the Telugu Titans. Deepak joined the Puneri Paltan for the third and fourth seasons in 2016. In the third-place play-off, Hooda top-scored with nine raid points for the Puneri Paltan, helping them to make a podium finish in the third season.

In season one of the Pro Kabaddi League, Hooda played fourteen (14) matches. He has a 59% raid strike rate and a 9% tackle strike rate. Next, in season two of the Pro Kabaddi League, he played fifteen (15) matches. He has a 39% raid strike rate and a 52% tackle strike rate. Moving on, in season three of the Pro Kabaddi League, Deepak played sixteen (16) matches. He had a 45% raid strike rate and a 14% tackle strike rate. Furthermore, in season four of the Pro Kabaddi League, he played twenty-four (24) matches. He has a 48% raid strike rate and a 38% tackle strike rate. In the year 2018, he played twenty-two (22) matches. He had a 54% raid strike rate and a 22% tackle strike rate. Previous season in the year 2019, Hooda played a total of twenty (20) matches. He had a 48% of raid strike rate and a 37% tackle strike rate.

Deepak Niwas Hooda- Profile

Arjuna award
Deepak Hooda- Arjuna Award Recipient
Bio
Real NameDeepak Ram Niwas Hooda
ProfessionInternational Kabaddi Player
International Debut2016 South Asian Games
Physical Stats & More
Height5 Feet 11 Inches
Weight80 Kg
Physical MeasurementsChest- 42 Inches
Waist- 32 Inches
Biceps- 14 Biceps
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 June 1994
Age(as in 2021)27 Years
Birth PlaceChamaria, Rohtak (Haryana)
NationalityIndian
Home TownChamaria, Rohtak (Haryana)
School and CollegeNot Known
Educational Qualification12th
DebutPro Kabaddi Season 1
FamilyFather: Jagbir Hooda
Mother: Not Available
BrotherAshish Hooda
AwardsArjuna Award For Kabaddi
CoachSanjiv Sawant
ReligionHinduism
CasteJat
AddressRohtak, Haryana
HobbiesTraveling
Kabaddi
Matches played (PKL)123
TeamTelugu Titans (Season 1,2)
Puneri Paltan (Season 3,4,5)
Jaipur Pink Panthers (Season 6,7,8)
Nature on fieldAggressive
PositionAll Rounder
Signature MoveRunning Hand Touch
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlFriendsNot Known
ControversiesNone
Money Factor
Total Income from PKLINR 16.9 crores.
Net Worth$93 Million
Social Media Presence
FacebookDeepak Niwas Hooda
TwitterDeepak Hooda
InstagramDeepak Hooda
WikiDeepak Niwas Hooda
Shruti Mishra
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Shruti Mishra, An Undergraduate Student from a renowned Industrial City Jamshedpur, exploring her passion for writing about different sports.
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