Kashiling Adake Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Kashiling Adake is an Indian Professional Kabaddi player. He played for Dabang Delhi, U-Mumba, and Bengaluru Bulls in PKL.


Kashiling Adake, also known as Kashi-missile,1 was born on Friday, 18 December 1992 (31 years old; as of 2023) in Sangli, Maharashtra, India. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. His father was a professional Wrestler, but Kashi was not interested in Wrestling and was even scared of practicing. So, he chose to pursue a career in kabaddi instead.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 11″

Weight (approx.): 73kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 40”, Waist: 32”, Biceps: 15”.


Parents & Siblings

Kashi’s Late father Ram Chandra was a former wrestler.

Kashiling’ Adake’s father Late Ram Chandra

Not much information is there about his mother or siblings.

A picture of Kashiling Adake’s mother

Wife & Children

Kashiling Adake is married.

Kashiling Adake with his wife


He follows Hinduism.


He debuted in the Pro Kabaddi League with Dabang Delhi and stayed there till season four.

International Career 

He was chosen to play for India in the Asian Beach Games in 2014 and later in the South Asian Games in 2015 where India won the gold medal. But he did not get to play in the World Cup in 2016 when India also won the gold medal.

Pro Kabaddi League

In season 1 of the VIVO Pro Kabaddi League, Kashiling Adake was bought by Dabang Delhi and retained with the team for four seasons.

Kashiling Adake playing for Dabang Delhi

He scored a total of 112 points in 14 matches including 3 Super Raids. Representing U Mumba for season 5, Kashi scored 114 raid points and 8 tackle points in 20 matches with 4 Super Raids and 1 Super Tackle.

Kashiling Adake playing for U Mumba

He was bought by Bengaluru Bulls in season 6 and scored 67 raid points and 17 tackle points in 20 matches. In season 7, Kashiling went un-sold in 2019 auctions.

Kashiling Adake playing for Bengaluru Bulls

Playing Statistics


  • Matches Played: 186
  • Total Raids: 2390
  • Raid Points: 1122
  • Avg. Time on Mat (%): 37.48
  • Avg. Out Rate (%): 25.07
  • Avg. Strike Rate (%): 47.27
  • Effective Points: 610


  • Matches Played: 186
  • Main Tackles: 430
  • Tackle Points: 160
  • Avg. Time on Mat (%): 37.67
  • Avg. Out Rate (%): 57.27
  • Avg. Strike Rate (%): 40.39
  • Avg. Success Assists (%): 22


Rape and Harassment Allegations

In March 2015, a female from the Kolhapur district complained to the police, accusing Kashiling of sexually assaulting and tormenting her. The woman claimed that Adake had deceived her by promising marriage and thereafter engaged in sexual activity without her consent. He was charged with various crimes, including rape, assault, insulting her by intention, and threatening her with criminal intent, all of which are offenses under the Indian penal code. Following the complaint, Kashiling was presented in court but subsequently granted bail.

Held for Gambling

Eight individuals, including Kashiling Adake, were caught engaging in gambling activities in Kasegaon village of Sangli district, Maharashtra. The police conducted a raid at the house of Kashiling Adake and seized worth Rs 1.61 lakh. The accused were presented in court and have been granted bail. A police official stated that the police received information about illegal gambling activities at Kashiling Adake’s residence and, after verification, they carried out a raid. The police seized materials like notebooks, cards, and papers linked with gambling. The accused have been charged with several sections of the Maharashtra Gambling Act and have been charged with illegally hoarding alcohol. 2


  • Best Raider Award (PKL) – Season 2
  • The first player to score 15 points in the first half of the match (PKL) – Season 5


He earned ₹10 Lakhs when Dabangg Delhi bought him, enabling him to pay off his farming land debt of ₹7 Lakhs. 3


  • Favourite Player: Anup Kumar, Sachin Tendulkar
  • Favourite Actor: Amitabh Bachchan


  • Kashiling has a family history of sports as his grandfather and father were wrestlers and his uncle Sunil played Kabaddi for Bharat Petroleum.
  • When his father passed away in 2013, Kashi had to take on the financial burden of his family. He started working in a sugar cane factory and also did farming to support himself.
  • In 2008, his uncle offered him the chance to train in Mumbai to qualify for the Sports Authority of India (SAI), but he faced rejection on his first attempt.
  • In 2009 with immense hard work and perseverance, he managed to secure a spot in the kabaddi team during the next trial.
  • Initially, the Indian Railways approached him, but he made the decision to join Bharat Petroleum instead.
  • He started receiving a monthly stipend of Rs 5,500 from Mahindra as he played well for the team. This caught the attention of the national team and he subsequently got the chance to perform in Pro Kabaddi League.
  • Renowned for his extraordinary “Frog Jump” technique, he is known as one of the most interesting moves in kabaddi. This move showcases the raider lifting himself off the ground, engaging with one or multiple defenders mid-air, and skillfully landing beyond their reach.
  • To everyone’s surprise, Kashiling Adake, an unexpected candidate, remained unpicked during the PKL Auction for the 2019 season.
  • He has a remarkable achievement of scoring the highest number of points in a single game during the second season, against the Tamil
  • Titans was surpassed by Pardeep Narwal of the Patna Pirates in the third season.
  1. Kashiling Adake – Twitter
  2. Times of India
  3. Hindustan Times
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