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Rakesh Kumar Biography

Capable of performing exceptionally in both defence and offence, he is highly reliable and is often asked to shoulder responsibility in crunch situations. He was a part of the Indian national kabaddi teams that won the Asian Games in 2006, 2010 and 2014. K For his contribution to Indian kabaddi, he was conferred the Arjuna Award in 2011. In the Pro Kabaddi League, he was first signed by Patna Pirates as the most expensive player of the league but later signed for U Mumba in 2016. His performances for the Patna franchise led them to finish at the third spot in 2014.

Team - Telugu Titans

Height – 195 cms

Weight – 82.4 kgs

Position – All Rounder

Country - India

State – New Delhi

D.O.B – Apr 15, 1983

Matches - 45

Tackle Points - 58

Average Tackle Points – 1.29

High 5s – 1

Raid Points – 179

Average Raid Points – 3.98

Super 10s - 3

Performance highlights –

Won the Arjuna Award

Played for U Mumba in season 3 and 4

Played for Patna Pirates in season 1 and 2

Won the gold medal in 2014 Asian Games

Rakesh Kumar Latest News & Articles

Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: Telugu Titans star all-rounder Rakesh Kumar out with back injury
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: Telugu Titans star all-rounder Rakesh Kumar out with back injury
The Titans take on Dabang Delhi in the final match of the ninth week of the PKL.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: Five experienced players who have disappointed
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: Five experienced players who have disappointed
Five Experienced players who have been disappointed the most
Haryana Steelers vs Telugu Titans Match Prediction: Who will win today's Pro Kabaddi 2017 match?
Haryana Steelers vs Telugu Titans Match Prediction: Who will win today's Pro Kabaddi 2017 match?
Will the Steelers get their second win at home against the Titans?
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: "Nothing worked according to plan," admits crestfallen Rahul Chaudhari
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: "Nothing worked according to plan," admits crestfallen Rahul Chaudhari
The Telugu Titans could not score a point for the first 10 minutes of the match.
UP Yoddha vs Telugu Titans: Pro Kabaddi 2017 today's match probable playing 7 for Yoddha vs Titans
UP Yoddha vs Telugu Titans: Pro Kabaddi 2017 today's match probable playing 7 for Yoddha vs Titans
Can UP Yoddhas get a win in their last match at home?
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5 : Pardeep Narwal has copied the dubki, says Telugu Titans veteran Rakesh Kumar
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5 : Pardeep Narwal has copied the dubki, says Telugu Titans veteran Rakesh Kumar
Rakesh also compared Rahul Chaudhari and Pardeep Narwal.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: Rahul Chaudhari's performance has been weak, says Rakesh Kumar
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: Rahul Chaudhari's performance has been weak, says Rakesh Kumar
Sportskeeda sat down for an exclusive interview with Rakesh
Pro Kabaddi 2017 Telugu Titans Schedule: PKL 5 Time Table & Venue Details, Download PDF & Image
Pro Kabaddi 2017 Telugu Titans Schedule: PKL 5 Time Table & Venue Details, Download PDF & Image
The Titans will open the PKL season in their home leg in Hyderabad.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: From rugby in Australia to kabaddi in India, the story of Bengal Warriors' Amaresh Mondal
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: From rugby in Australia to kabaddi in India, the story of Bengal Warriors' Amaresh Mondal
What prompted the Bengali youngster to switch from rugby to kabaddi?
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: Telugu Titans predicted starting line-up
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: Telugu Titans predicted starting line-up
The Titans can finally boast of some defensive depth.
Rakesh Kumar: 10 things you need to know about him
Rakesh Kumar: 10 things you need to know about him
Player Profile: Rakesh Kumar.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: 5 Telugu Titans players who can light up the PKL 
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: 5 Telugu Titans players who can light up the PKL 
After coming so close to a finals spot last season, the Titans will be looking to make amends this time around.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: Five reasons why Telugu Titans can win the title
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: Five reasons why Telugu Titans can win the title
Can Telugu Titans go the distance in Pro Kabaddi Season 5?
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: The Young 7 vs the Elderly 7, who will win?
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: The Young 7 vs the Elderly 7, who will win?
An intriguing battle between two stellar teams.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: Rahul Chaudhari confirmed as Telugu Titans captain
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5: Rahul Chaudhari confirmed as Telugu Titans captain
The raider was chosen ahead of the experienced Rakesh Kumar.
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