Full Name: mohammad esmaeil nabibakhsh
Born: 17th September 1991
Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakhsh, who was born on September 17, 1991, is Iran’s most talented all-around kabaddi player. He has represented Bengal Warriors in the 2020 VIVO Pro Kabaddi League and has played for the national squad of Iran in international games. Mohammad was a key member of Iran’s kabaddi team’s gold-medal winning performance at the 2018 Asian Games.
mohammad nabibakhsh has been one of the most remarkable players in the Pro Kabaddi League. The all-rounder made his PKL debut the previous season.
His all-around excellence was instrumental in the Bengal Warriors’ first-ever Pro Kabaddi League victory. Nabibakhsh had 92 raid points and 30 tackle points in his first season. In addition, he achieved his first Super 10 and High 5 in the event.
mohammad esmaeil nabibakhsh Background:
esmaeilnabibakhsh was born in the heavily populated Mazandaran Province to Esmaeil (father) and Mariyam Sadeghi, both sports enthusiasts (mother). He, like every other Iranian youngster, was obsessed with wrestling. He began practising for the sport at a young age and was coached by Ebad Darili. Because of his amazing strength and incredible mobility, his trainer suggested he try kabaddi.
He began practising for kabaddi on the advice of his trainer, and it didn’t take him long to learn the sport. Within a few years, he cleared the route for Iran’s national squad in 2016. He rose to prominence after assisting the squad to a silver medal in the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup.
Pro Kabaddi League Career:
Mohammad was acquired by the Bengal Warriors PKL club for Rs. 77.75 lakh in Season 7 of the Pro Kabaddi League. As a result of the bid, he became the season’s most expensive foreign player.
He was given the opportunity to participate in 23 games this season. His contribution to the squad proved fruitful, as he scored 122 points and helped the team win their first PKL title.
He was signed by the Bengal Warriors ahead of the Pro Kabaddi 2021 auction. Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakhsh extended his superb league record with a match-winning effort against UP Yoddha Friday night.
The reigning champions begin their PKL 2021 season with a 38-33 victory over the Nitesh Kumar-led UP Yoddha. Nabibakhsh was the Bengal Warriors’ top player, scoring 11 points. He earned seven touchpoints, three tackle points, and a bonus point.
Fans were blown away by his outstanding performance, and here are some intriguing facts about the Bengal Warriors hero that the kabaddi world should be aware of.
Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakh representing Iran:
He received widespread attention after scoring 20 points on two super raids at the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup. His all-around abilities aided the team’s silver medal finish in the event.
He was a member of the Iranian squad in the 2017 Asian Kabaddi Championship in 2017.
Mohammad then helped the squad win its first gold medal in international competitions the following year, at the 2018 Asian Games. Later in his career, he was a member of the Iranian Kabaddi team that won silver in the 2018 Dubai Kabaddi Masters.
Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakh Pro Kabaddi Stats:
|Avg. Time on Mat (%)||82.37|
|Avg. Out Rate (%)||19.3|
|Avg. Strike Rate (%)||44.77|