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Pardeep Narwal

Pardeep Narwal, a professional Kabaddi player from India, started his Kabaddi career at a very young age. He played for the franchise Kabaddi teams Bengaluru Bulls, Patna Pirates, and UP Yoddha in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL). He has also represented the Indian national team in international tournaments.

Wiki/ Biography

Pardeep Narwal, also known as Dubki King 1and Record Breaker, was born on Sunday, February 16, 1997 (age 26 years; as of 2023), in Rindhana village, Sonipat district, Haryana, India. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. Pardeep Narwal completed his schooling at Local School Rindhana, Sonipat. Despite his father’s wish for him to focus on academics, Pardeep found his passion for Kabaddi at age six after being selected for his school’s U-11 Kabaddi team.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 10″

Weight (approx.): 80kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 42″; Waist: 32″; Biceps: 14″


Parents & Siblings

Pardeep Narwal’s father’s name is Dharmbir Narwal.

A picture of Pardeep Narwal’s father

His mother’s name is Birmati Devi.

Pardeep Narwal’s mother Birmati Devi

Wife & Children

On 9 November 2019, he got married to Swati Beniwal.

Pardeep Narwal with his wife Swati Beniwal

The couple has a son named Garvit Narwal (b. June 2021).

Pardeep Narwal’s son Garvit


Pardeep Narwal follows Hinduism. 2

Pardeep Narwal in a temple with his family


Position: Raider

Jersey Number: 9

League: Pro Kabaddi League

Debut: Bengaluru Bulls (2015)

Coached By: Ram Mehar Singh, Naresh Narwal, Jasveer Singh

Teams Played For: Bengaluru Bulls (2015), Patna Pirates (2016–2019), UP Yoddha (Captain) (2021–present)

National Career

Pardeep Narwal began playing Kabaddi in a local contest in the Sonipat district. His coach, Ram Mehar Singh, trained him when he played for the Air Force team in a National Championship and won the tournament.

Pro Kabaddi League

He played for Bengaluru Bulls in season 2. In season 3, he played for Patna Pirates, scoring 121 raid points in 16 matches and helping his team win their first PKL title. He stayed with the team for other seasons and was great in season 4, scoring 133 points and leading his team to their second PKL title. In season 5, he scored the highest number of points in PKL history with 369 raid points and helped his team win their third consequent championship in the finals by scoring 19 points.

Pardeep Narwal with his team win their third consequent championship

In season 6, he did the utmost effort to help his team get qualified for the playoffs, but unfortunately, the Pirates were thrown out of the League stage. It was the first time for Patna Pirates to get disqualified. In season 7, he became the first player ever in PKL history to score over 1000 points. In season 8 UP Yoddha brought him for Rs. 1.65 crores (INR) which makes him the most expensive player ever brought in the league. Currently, he is the captain of UP Yoddha.

International Career

Pardeep Narwal has been part of the Indian national kabaddi team since 2016 and played in four international tournaments, winning gold in three.

Playing Statistics


Matches Played: 140

Total Raids: 2381

Raid Points: 1408

Avg. Time on Mat (%): 54.23

Avg. Out Rate: 27.37

Avg. Strike Rate (%): 55.12

Effective Points: 881


Matches Played: 140

Main Tackles: 24

Tackle Points: 8

Avg. Time on Mat (%): 50.72

Avg. Out Rate (%): 52.78

Avg. Strike Rate (%): 20

Avg. Success Assists (%): 7

Awards, Honours & Achievements


  • BHIM Award (2019 & 2020)

    Pardeep Narwal’s post about winning BHIM Award


  • Most valuable player of PKL- Season 4, Season 5
  • Three consequent PKL Titles between 2016-2017
  • Best Raider Award – 2018
  • Most Points in a single season (PKL) -369
  • Highest points in a game as a raider (PKL) – 34
  • First PKL player to eclipse the score of 1000 points


  • Kabaddi World Cup 2016 (Ahmedabad, India) – Gold Medal
  • Asian Kabaddi Championship 2017 (Gorgan) – Gold Medal
  • South Asian Games 2019 (Kathmandu) – Gold Medal
  • 2018 Asian Games (Jakarta) – Bronze Medal
  • 2018 Dubai Kabaddi Masters (Dubai) – Gold Medal

Car Collection

He owns a Hyundai Creta SX+.

Pardeep Narwal’s car


He had a contract worth INR 1.65 Crores with UP Yoddha as of 2021 and earned a salary of 90 lakhs per season as of 2023.3


  • When he was three years old, his uncle Ravinder Narwal introduced him to Kabaddi.

    Pardeep Narwal with his uncle Ravinder Narwal

  • At the age of twelve, Pardeep joined the Haryana Kabaddi Academy, under the guidance of his coach Naresh Narwal, who taught him the essential skills of Kabaddi. Among the various techniques he learned, the Dubki move stood out as his specialty, earning him the nickname ‘Dubki King’. This move involved agilely diving with his head down, evading his opponents’ grasp, and successfully reaching his team’s side, thereby securing valuable raid points.
  • At just nineteen years old, Pardeep made history by becoming the youngest player to represent the Indian team at the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup. His jersey number is 9, symbolizing his presence on the field.
  • Pardeep is fortunate to have been coached by some of the most prominent figures in Kabaddi, including Ram Mehar Singh, Naresh Narwal, and Jasveer Singh. Their expertise has contributed to his development as a player.
  • During player auctions, Pardeep Narwal achieved a significant milestone when he was acquired by the UP Yoddha team for a whopping sum of Rs 1.65 crore, making him the most expensive player in the league.
  • In an interview, Pardeep disclosed that if he hadn’t pursued a career in Kabaddi, he would have chosen to be a farmer. This highlights his deep connection to his roots and appreciation for agriculture.

    Pardeep Narwal in the advertisement for Vision 11

    Pardeep Narwal in the advertisement for Vision 11

  • Beyond his accomplishments in the Kabaddi field, Pardeep has also been featured in various advertisements. In 2021, he appeared in an advertisement for Vision 11, a fantasy sports app. Additionally, he serves as a brand ambassador for Rummy Culture, Protein Basket, Olymp Trade, Yuva series, and Bal Tejas.
  • To maintain his physical fitness, Pardeep regularly hits the gym, focusing on building strength and endurance.

    Pardeep Narwal working out in the gym

    Pardeep Narwal working out in the gym

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