Hadi Oshtorak is a professional Iranian kabaddi player, born on 29 June 1992 in Gorgan, Iran. He is an all-rounder and plays for Gujarat Fortune Giants, a team based in the state of Gujarat which takes part in the popular Pro Kabaddi League of India. He is also an integral part of the Iranian men’s Kabaddi team.
Hadi is a versatile player who can play both the attacking and defensive roles for his team, depending upon the situation. His signature move is the ‘Block’, wherein he will stand as a wall between the raider and the half line, putting all his body weight on the raider and not letting him escape.
Hadi participated in the 2010 Asian Beach Games held in Muscat and won a bronze medal. He made his debut for Telugu Titans in the Pro Kabaddi League in season two in 2015.
Rise to Glory
Apart from starting as a professional in the 2010 Asian Beach Games, Hadi represented Iran in 2014 Patong Beach Games and managed a gold medal. In 2014, he won a silver medal after participating in the 2014 Asian Games held in Incheon, South Korea. In 2018 Asian games held in Jakarta, Hadi was part of a gold medal winning team.
Hadi Oshtorak Pro Kabaddi Career
Hadi played for Patna Pirates during season three and four of Pro Kabaddi League and was part of the title winning team in the fourth season. The Iranian all-rounder was then bought by U Mumba in 2017.
Hadi is easily one of the top five all-rounders in the Pro Kabaddi League. He has had a lot less game time to prove himself, but has stood strong in his department of play. In a total of 37 matches played by Hadi, he has scored 58 points.