There are very few people who are not into limelight all the time but there performances can decide the direction of a match or even a tournament. Shabeer Bappu is one of them.
His father was a rickshaw driver and their financial conditions were not very good. To earn a little bit of money and support is family, he used to do small kind of jobs.
A vital part of the VIVO Pro Kabaddi Season 2 title-winning U Mumba side, Shabeer Bappu is a veteran of the game. His raiding style involves more cunning to outwit the defenders and he prefers the use of tact over strength.
Shabeer was extremely determined to improve his financial conditions and thus studied hard. He received government scholarship for his further studies.
His determination can only be explained by giving the example when he played with a fractured shoulder and still managed to snatch important points from the opponents.
His magnificent performance in 2015 Pro Kabaddi can never be forgotten in which he played a massive role for U Mumba to win the title.
His best tally in a campaign came in Season 1, when he scored 66 Raid Points.
He was part of the national camp from 2011 to 2014.
He was the Karnataka team captain in the 2017-18 Senior National Kabaddi Championship.
His team mates and critics often regard him with words like- aggressive, determined, passionate, flamboyant and what not.
He always plays the vital role when his team needs him the most. There are instances where he has contributed even on the defensive side of the mat and proved to be the lethal while attacking.
|562||TOTAL RAIDS||64||TOTAL TACKLES|
|184||SUCCESSFUL RAIDS||10||SUCCESSFUL TACKLES||1||GREEN CARDS|
|98||UNSUCCESSFUL RAIDS||54||UNSUCCESSFUL TACKLES||1||YELLOW CARDS|
|280||EMPTY RAIDS||0||RED CARDS|