Anup Kumar has been captain of the U Mumba team in the Pro Kabaddi. Considered as one of the best raiders in kabaddi history, he comes from the state of Haryana where he started playing the sport as a hobby. The 32-year old joined the CRPF as a constable in 2005, where he practiced the sport, and later went on to represent India at the 2006 South Asian Games in Sri Lanka. Kumar went on to win two Asiad gold medals with the India national kabaddi team in 2010 and 2014. He won the Most Valuable Player award in the first season of the Pro Kabaddi League. He helped his team in winning the second season of the league through his extraordinary leadership, raiding and abilities. His record ever since for U Mumba has been extraordinary, which has made him one of the most successful raiders in the sport’s history.