Top 10 Kabaddi Players of All Time

10. Rishank Devadiga

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Rishank Devadiga

There's no better way to end this list than with one of the league's most aggressive raiders.  Devadiga has scored 671 points over 7 seasons for U Mumba and UP Yoddha. 1328 raids, 624 raid points.

09. Fazel Atrachali

Fazel Atrachali

Only "Sultan" Atrachali is not Indian.  Atrachali is an Iranian player in the VIVO pro kabaddi league.  He helped his national team win gold at the 2018 Asian Games and is one of the top left corner defenders in the game. He won Best Defender with 82 tackles last season.

08. Naveen Kumar

Naveen Kumar

Kumar is another young player expected to improve the game.  In season 6, the highly rated raider became the league's first 21st-century player.  He's the youngest player to score 300 raid points in a single campaign and the second youngest to attain a Super 10. This prospect's potential is thrilling.

07. Pawan Sehrawat

Pawan Sehrawat

This renowned list isn't just for veterans.  Sehrawat is only 24, but his long reach and lower-body strength have made him one of the finest raiders in the VIVO pro kabaddi league. He was the league's leading scorer in 2018 and 2019. Sehrawat has scored 39 points in a single match.

06. Ajay Thakur

Ajay Thakur

Next is one of the league's most consistent raiders.  Thakur played for Bengaluru Bulls, Puneri Paltan, and Tamil Thalaivas.  "King of kabaddi" lead India to Asian Kabaddi Championship gold. Over 800 points and 110 matches. Thakur embodies excellence and experience.

05. Sandeep Narwal 

Sandeep Narwal 

Narwal adapted and evolved to become one of the best all-rounders in cricket.  In season 3, his tenacious defense made him a vital element of the Patna Pirates defense. His unpredictability, agility, and physical strength helped him become a legend.

04. Deepak Niwas Hooda

Sandeep Narwal 

Narwal adapted and evolved to become one of the best all-rounders in cricket.  In season 3, his tenacious defense made him a vital element of the Patna Pirates defense. His unpredictability, agility, and physical strength helped him become a legend.

03. Rahul Chaudhari

Rahul Chaudhari

From defense to one of the league's top raiders is a rare and romantic story. It's Chaudhari's too.  The Indian national team player is known for his flair raids. His distinctive running hand touch has made him one of the sport's stars. He became only the second player to earn 1,000 points with a 79.79% not out rate.

02. Pardeep Narwal

Pardeep Narwal

Being recognized as the "Dubki King" in kabaddi isn't bad.  Narwal is the greatest raider in the VIVO pro kabaddi league for Patna Pirates. First player to reach 1,000 points and 2019 South Asian Games gold medalist.

01. Anup Kumar

Anup Kumar

Why not start with the "God of Kabaddi"? Kumar played kabaddi as a child to kill time. He's one of the game's best raiders. He played for U Mumba for 5 years before joining Jaipur. Kumar's greatest success was leading India to Asian Games gold in 2010 and 2014.