top 5 highest paid pro kabaddi players
Pro Kabaddi league was started in 2014. At that time the highest-paid pro kabaddi player of the season was Deepak Niwas Hooda who was bought by Telugu Titans in just 12 lakhs but as the league’s journey starts, the league’s popularity also increased, and Pro Kabaddi Management decides to place a mega auction in Season 6, and that was the start of high bidding on the players. So, In today’s post, we are going to see the Top 5 Highest Paid pro kabaddi Players of Pro Kabaddi League History.
1)Monu Goyat – 1.51 Crores is the highest-paid pro kabaddi player
Monu Goyat was the part of season 5 winners Patna Pirates and was the 4th best raider of the league and was in his best form as Pardeep’s Raiding Partner. Patna doesn’t retain Monu Goyat because they had to retain Pardeep and Jaideep but Season 6’s Auction was going to be a life-changing moment for Monu. All the teams wanted Monu and Patna were also biding on him as his performance and then Haryana finally bought him in 1.51 Crores. All were expecting the same performance from Monu but Monu’s performance was average this season, he scored 160 raid points in 20 Matches which was not suited to his name.
2)Siddharth Desai-1.45 Crores 2nd highest paid pro kabaddi player
2nd Name in this list is Bahubali Siddharth Desai, the raider who broke all the records in his debut season. In his debut season playing for U Mumba, Siddharth breaks the record of the fastest player to score 50, 100, 200, 300, and 400 points records. He scored 221 raid points in the 21 matches he played and this results in the season 7’s auction. Many teams wanted Sid to join them and Telugu titans bought him in 1.45 Crores and Desai repeated his performance for Titans also and scored 220 points in 22 Matches.
3)Rahul Chaudhari-1.29 Crores 3rd highest paid pro kabaddi player
The Showman Rahul Chaudhari is one of the biggest names in Kabaddi. He is the league’s Second best raider and scored 700+ points in his first five seasons and was the highest raid points scorer at that time and these stats are enough to show the capability of Rahul Chaudhari. In season 6’s auction, he was one of the best players for the teams to bought and Telugu titans bought them in 1.29 Crores. Rahul scored 166 points for Titans in the season with 4 Super 10s.
4)Nitin Tomar-1.20 Crores 4th highest paid pro kabaddi player
Nitin Tomar was the captain of Up Yodhha in Season 5 and also scored 177 points in 20 matches and was the best raider of the team. He was captaining a team the very first time and he leads his teams to the playoffs in his debut season and his captain capability and raiding talent earned him the trust of the teams and Puneri Pultan bought him in 1.20 crores in Season 6’s Auction. He scored 102 points in 11 matches but after that, he got injured and missed the rest season.
5)Deepak Niwas Hooda-1.15 Crores 5th highest paid pro kabaddi players
Deepak Niwas Hooda, Present Captain of the Indian team and one of the best All-rounders of Kabaddi. He was also the most expensive player of the very first season of the league and he also scored 550+ Points in his first five seasons and also was a successful captain and in Season 6’s auction Jaipur Pink Panthers bought him in 1.15 crores and it is the most Beneficial bid of the league history as Deepak became the most successful all-rounder in Season 6 and Season 7 and also scored 10 Super 10s and even a High 5 in Season 6.
this is just a start of pkl we think this amount will increase in future
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