ANUP KUMAR

Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 20th November 1983
Place of Birth: Palra, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Height: 5 ft 9 in
Position: Raider
Major Teams: Team - India (National Kabaddi Team), Jaipur Pink Panthers (S6), U Mumba (S5, S4, S3, S2, S1)
Last Updated on: 20th November

Biography

‘Captain Cool’ Anup Kumar has arguably one of the smartest kabaddi games in the current group of players. A master strategist, Kumar has not only won the VIVO Pro Kabaddi title with U Mumba in Season 2, but also led India to victory in the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup. He was the recipient of the Arjuna Award in 2012 as recognition for his immense contribution to Indian kabaddi.

Anup Kumar was the highest scorer in the inaugural season of VIVO Pro Kabaddi where he scored 169 points.

He is the only player to have captained a side in three back-to-back VIVO Pro Kabaddi finals (Season 1, Season 2 and Season 3).

Kumar has won two Gold medals with team India in the Asian Games (2010, 2014).

Career Highlights

Gold MedalBronze Medal
GoldBronze
World CupAsian Beach Games
Ahmedabad 2016Fengxiang Beach 2012
Asian Games
Guangzhou 2010
Incheon 2014
Asian Indoor Games
Hanoi 2009
Incheon 2013
South Asian Games
Guwahati 2016
Asian Beach Games
Tanjung Benoa 2008

 

 

PKL SeasonRaid Points (Rank)Super 10s
1155 (1)10
274 (4)1

Statistics

 91MATCHES PLAYED  
  596TOTAL POINTS  
  527RAID POINTS  
  69TACKLE POINTS
1346TOTAL RAIDS173TOTAL TACKLES
421SUCCESSFUL RAIDS61SUCCESSFUL TACKLES22GREEN CARDS
200UNSUCCESSFUL RAIDS112UNSUCCESSFUL TACKLES2YELLOW CARDS
725EMPTY RAIDS0RED CARDS

At the end of PKL Season 6

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