‘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).
|World Cup||Asian Beach Games|
|Ahmedabad 2016||Fengxiang Beach 2012|
|Asian Indoor Games|
|South Asian Games|
|Asian Beach Games|
|Tanjung Benoa 2008|
|PKL Season||Raid Points (Rank)||Super 10s|
|1346||TOTAL RAIDS||173||TOTAL TACKLES|
|421||SUCCESSFUL RAIDS||61||SUCCESSFUL TACKLES||22||GREEN CARDS|
|200||UNSUCCESSFUL RAIDS||112||UNSUCCESSFUL TACKLES||2||YELLOW CARDS|
|725||EMPTY RAIDS||0||RED CARDS|
At the end of PKL Season 6