Top Raider in Pro Kabaddi Season 9

On October 7, Vivo Pro Kabaddi League’s ninth season officially began. And it definitely lived up to its promise of delivering high-octane drama.

The 12 teams have played some fantastic games, which we have seen. And they have all been brimming with activity.

In a kabaddi team, the Raiders play a crucial role and account for most of the scoring. When the raiders were in high gear, the defenders had their job cut out. Some of these celebrities led the assault with majesty, had the audience riveted in their seats, and even managed to steal the show with their astounding performances.

List of Top Raider in Pro Kabaddi Season 9

S.noPlayer NameTeamMatchesRaid PointsSuper 10s
1Arjun DeshwalJaipur Pink Panthers2429617
2BharatBengaluru Bulls2327915
3Naveen KumarDabang Delhi K.C.2325416
4NarenderTamil Thalaivas2325414
5Maninder Singh Bengal Warriors2123813
6Pardeep Dahiya  U.P. Yoddhas2222010
7Parteek DahiyaGujarat Giants1917811
8Sachin TanvarPatna Pirates201768
9ManjeetHaryana Steelers221496
10Rohit GuliaPatna Pirates 191487

1. Arjun Deshwal – Jaipur Pink Panthers

In the vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 campaign, he was chosen by the Jaipur Pink Panthers and picked up where he left off in Season 8. With 296 raid points, he was the top raider in the industry. The Jaipur Pink Panthers’ go-to raider was the legendary Deshwal. He earned the Bulls 17 Super 10s and seven Super Raids this season.

Player NameTeamMatchesRaid Points
Arjun DeshwalJaipur Pink Panthers24296

2. Bharat, Bengaluru Bulls

The talented young Bull ended up being Bengaluru’s most reliable raider to count on because he was at the peak of his game. Over the course of 23 games for the Bulls, Bharat accrued 279 raid points. He was instrumental in helping Bengaluru Bulls win games when they were down to their opponents and advancing them to the playoffs.   

Player NameTeamMatchesRaid Points
BharatBengaluru Bulls23279

3. Naveen Kumar, Dabang Delhi K.C.

With 254 raid points during the campaign, The Naveen Express lived up to his reputation as the leader of Dabang Delhi K.C. When the team most needed him, the captain took on the scoring duty and most of the time excelled. With 16 Super 10s and three Super Raids, Naveen Kumar helped Dabang Delhi K.C. succeed. 

Player NameTeamMatchesRaid Points
Naveen KumarDabang Delhi K.C.23254

4. Narender, Tamil Thalaivas

The youngster got his Vivo Pro Kabaddi career beginning to a strong start by scoring a Super 10 in his debut game. With each subsequent game, his standing grew, and he eventually established himself as Tamil Thalaivas’ go-to raider. With 243 raid points, Narender led his side’s offense and propelled the Thalaivas to their first-ever semifinal appearance.

Player NameTeamMatchesRaid Points
NarenderTamil Thalaivas23254

5. Maninder Singh, Bengal Warriors

The Bengal Warriors’ top raider was Super-Mani. The captain set an exemplary example for the team and contributed 238 points. The Warriors’ seasoned campaigner was their bulwark this season, roaring for them in trying circumstances. At the end of the competition, Maninder Singh had 11 Super Raids and 14 Super 10s.

Player NameTeamMatchesRaid Points
Maninder Singh Bengal Warriors21238

6. Pardeep Narwal, U.P. Yoddhas

This season, the greatest raider in PKL history has once again demonstrated to everyone why he is referred to as The Dubki King and why he is a champion player. Even if he hasn’t been in touch entirely, he has nevertheless completed 208 raid points from 21 games this season, ensuring that his club advances to the PKL championship round. This season, Surender Gill has provided him with excellent support, which has eased some of his pressure. This season (8), he has made super raids at will, and with only one raid, several matches’ dynamics were altered. He also scored 1500 points this season, becoming the first player in PKL history to do so.

Player NameTeamMatchesRaid Points
Pardeep Dahiya  U.P. Yoddhas22220

7. Parteek Dahiya, Gujarat Giants

Parteek Dahiya, a fellow young raider who amassed 178 raid points this season from 19 matches with 11 super-10s, is one of the top 10 raiders this season. He has been one of the few bright spots from the Gujarat Giants’ PKL-09 season. He has been in excellent shape recently and gave it his all to help his club into the playoffs, but he was unable to succeed. As he receives the right training and development, he will grow more lethal and mature, so we hope to see more of him in the following year.

Player NameTeamMatchesRaid Points
Parteek DahiyaGujarat Giants19178

8. Sachin Tanwar, Patna Pirates

Playing with the Patna Pirates this season, Sachin Tanwar has been in excellent form. He has contributed in pivotal times for the club and has participated in 20 games this season, accruing a total of 176 raid points. After being released by the Gujarat Giants prior to the PKL-08 auctions following his breakout performances there, he has been playing for the Patna Pirates for the past two years. He is a crucial component of the Patna setup and will be ready to go again the following year.

Player NameTeamMatchesRaid Points
Sachin TanvarPatna Pirates20176

9. Manjeet Dahiya, Haryana Steelers

This season, Haryana missed out on a playoff position by a slim margin of only 3 points. Manjeet was the one who enabled his squad to go this close to the playoffs, with assistance from other raiders like Meetu and Rakesh Narwal. From 22 games, he accrued 149 raid points this campaign. Although Manjeet we are all familiar with is not here, this was nonetheless a respectable season for him because he returned from an injury. If he had more backing from the defense unit, he could have been able to get his club into the playoffs.

Player NameTeamMatchesRaid Points
ManjeetHaryana Steelers22149

10. Rohit Gulia, Patna Pirates 

This player is so unique that he is the only all-rounder in the top 10 raiders on the list of all top raiders. In terms of the Patna Pirates’ raiding this season, he gave Sachin some good advice. In 19 games this season, he accrued a total of 148 raid points, making both minor and significant contributions whenever the squad required them.

Player NameTeamMatchesRaid Points
Rohit GuliaPatna Pirates 19148

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